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Ten Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Named "North Carolina Rising Stars"

Ten Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Named "North Carolina Rising Stars"

January 27, 2009

GREENSBORO, NC — The 2009 listing of North Carolina's up-and-coming attorneys, published by Super Lawyers® magazine, includes ten lawyers from the Greensboro, Raleigh and Wilmington offices of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP.

The North Carolina Rising Star selections are compiled annually by the magazine, based on a detailed multi-step nomination process that includes multiple surveys, research and peer evaluation. In order to be eligible for consideration as a Rising Star, a candidate must be 40 years of age and younger or have been in practice for ten years or less.

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

Greensboro Office

Laura D. Burton, Immigration
Brian W. Byrd, Real Estate
Manning A. Connors, General Litigation
Lisa Frye Garrison, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Robert D. Kidwell, Business/Corporate

Raleigh Office

Matthew S. Cunningham, Business/Corporate 
Theodore C. Edwards, II, Construction/Surety
David J. Neill, Real Estate
Elizabeth C. Trahos, Land Use/Zoning

Wilmington Office

Jill L. Raspet, Estate Planning and Probate

Donnie Turlington
For Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
336.275.7000 ext. 23


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