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Sam Southern Named Impact Law Leader

Sam Southern Named Impact Law Leader

September 17, 2008

Smith Moore Leatherwood attorney recognized by Triangle Business Leader

RALEIGH, NC – Smith Moore Leatherwood attorney Sam Southern, a partner in the firm's Raleigh office, has been named an Impact Law Leader by Triangle Business Leader magazine. Southern is one of 24 attorneys in the Triangle recognized for their commitment to both the profession and the community.

Southern has served as managing partner of the firm's Raleigh office and as chair of the Health Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. He has more than three decades of experience in both health law and in trial and appellate practice. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2008 in the field of health law (© 2008 by Woodward/White, Inc.), and has also been named by North Carolina Super Lawyers® magazine in the field of health law for 2008.

Southern holds his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Following completion of law school, he was commissioned as a JAG officer in the United States Navy, beginning a 30-year career in the Naval Reserve, serving his last five years as a military judge. His current civic activities include service as a Commissioner for the North Carolina Battleship Memorial in Wilmington.

Donnie Turlington
For Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP

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