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Thirty-two Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Named To "Super Lawyers" List

Thirty-two Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Named To "Super Lawyers" List

January 28, 2009

GREENSBORO, NC - The 2009 listing of North Carolina's and South Carolina's top attorneys, published by Super Lawyers® magazine, includes twenty-six lawyers from the Greensboro, Raleigh, Charlotte and Wilmington North Carolina offices, and six from the Greenville, South Carolina office of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP.  The North Carolina and South Carolina Super Lawyers selections are compiled annually by the magazine, based on surveys and research to identify lawyers "who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement," according to the magazine's publisher.

Four members of Smith Moore Leatherwood's Greensboro office – Terril J. Harris, Maureen Demarest Murray, Julianna C. Theall and Jeri L. Whitfield – earned the status of "top-50 female attorneys."  In addition, Jonathan A. Berkelhammer, Alan W. Duncan, James L. Gale and Larry B. Sitton were each recognized as a "top-100 attorney" in their respective practice areas.

The following Smith Moore Leatherwood attorneys, identified by the practice area listed by Super Lawyers, were named North Carolina Super Lawyers for 2009:

Charlotte Office

Robert R. Marcus, Business Litigation
Larry B. Sitton, Business Litigation

Greensboro Office

D. Erik Albright, General Litigation
E. Kent Auberry, Business/Corporate
Jonathan A. Berkelhammer, Business Litigation
Alan W. Duncan, Business Litigation
Stephen W. Earp, Environmental
Martin N. Erwin, Labor and Employment
James G. Exum, Jr., Appellate
Terrill J. Harris, Health Care
Caroline Hudson Lock, Workers' Compensation
Alexander L. Maultsby, Labor and Employment
Charles E. Melvin, Jr., Real Estate
Maureen Demarest Murray, Health Care
D. Clark Smith, Jr., Personal Injury Defense:  Medical
Julianna C. Theall, Labor and Employment
Allison O. Van Laningham, Civil Litigation Defense
E. Garrett Walker, Real Estate
Jeri L. Whitfield, Workers' Compensation

Raleigh Office

Mark A. Finkelstein, Business Litigation
James L. Gale, General Litigation
Clyde Holt, III, Political Law
George J. (Jerry) Oliver, Labor and Employment
Samuel O. Southern, Health Care
Robert L. Wilson, Jr., Health Care

Wilmington Office

Michael V. Lee, Real Estate

The following Smith Moore Leatherwood attorneys, identified by the practice area listed by Super Lawyers, were named South Carolina Super Lawyers for 2009:

Greenville Office

Steven E. Farrar, Business Litigation
Michael J. Giese, Business Litigation
J. Tod Hyche, Estate Planning and Probate
Robert D. Moseley, Jr., Transportation/Maritime
D.A. Quattlebaum, III, Real Estate
Kurt M. Rozelsky, Transportation/Maritime


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