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

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

February 4, 2010

GREENSBORO, NC — The 2010 listing of North Carolina's up-and-coming attorneys, published by Law & Politics® magazine, includes ten attorneys from the Charlotte, 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 2010:

Charlotte Office
Tanya N. Oesterreich: Estate Planning & Probate

Greensboro Office
Laura D. Burton: Immigration, Workers’ Compensation
Brian W. Byrd: Real Estate
James R. Faucher: General Litigation, Personal Injury Defense: General, Business Litigation
L. Cooper Harrell: Business Litigation, Appellate, General Litigation

Raleigh Office
Erin E. Jochum: Health Care
David J. Neill: Real Estate, Land Use/Zoning, Government/Cities/Municipalities
Elizabeth B. Scherer: Appellate
Elizabeth C. Trahos: Land Use/Zoning

Wilmington Office
Jill L. Raspet: Estate Planning & Probate

Donnie Turlington
For Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
336.275.7000, ext. 23


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