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Chambers USA

Smith Moore Leatherwood Achieves Top Rankings In 2017 Chambers USA® Guide

Attorneys and practice areas are selected by Chambers USA after extensive interviews with key in-house counsel and leading private practice attorneys.

Best Lawyers in America listing

Eighty-two Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Selected to 2018 Best Lawyers in America©

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world), and almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers have been submitted based on their specific practice areas around the world.

Super Lawyers

Fifty-three Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars Lists in SC, GA, and NC

Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.


Business NC Legal EliteNineteen Attorneys Selected To Business North Carolina’s 2018 “Legal Elite

Since 2002, Business North Carolina has asked all members of the N.C. State Bar to select peers they think are reputable in sixteen practice areas. Less than three percent of the state's attorneys are honored as Legal Elite in the publication's annual January edition. Since 2004, the top vote-getters have been elevated to the Hall of Fame and can no longer win in the same practice area.

Greenville Business Magazine 2017 Legal EliteEighteen Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Listed In Greenville Business Magazine's 2017 Legal Elite

Since 2012, Greenville Business Magazine has honored Greenville attorneys by publishing their Legal Elite feature. Winners are chosen in 20 practice areas by area attorneys themselves. While attorneys are allowed to nominate members of their own firm, for each in-firm nomination, there had to be an out-of-firm nomination. Voters are not allowed to vote for themselves.

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings

The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings help in-house counsel and other sophisticated buyers of legal services identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer for a specific task at hand. Lawyer Ratings serve as an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability and are used by buyers of legal services to justify their hiring decisions. Smith Moore Leatherwood has 114 Peer Review Rated Attorneys.

The American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law SectionThe American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section's annual "Regional Law Firm Recognition Top 10 List" recognizes the largest health law firms based on lawyer membership in the Health Law Section. Smith Moore Leatherwood is ranked eighth for the Southeast Region in 2014.

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