RALEIGH, N.C. - Attorney Samuel O. Southern of the Raleigh office of Smith Moore Leatherwood recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the North Carolina Bar Association’s Health Law Section. The award has been presented only five times since it was established by the NCBA in 1993.
Southern was nominated for the award by his peers "for his high professional and ethical standards in and out of the courtroom, as well as his continued service to the development of North Carolina law."
Southern has more than 40 years of experience in health law and litigation, and is a former Chair of the Health Law Section. He has received numerous awards throughout his career, including recognition by Best Lawyers in America®, recognition by Law and Politics Magazine as a North Carolina Super Lawyer®, and recognition by Business Leader magazine as a Triangle Law Impact Leader.