Ward and Smith, P.A. is pleased to announce the inclusion of 18 of its attorneys in North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. Only 5 percent of North Carolina attorneys are included in this prestigious group.
Ward and Smith attorneys acknowledged as "Super Lawyers" include: Albert R. Bell, Jr., Employment & Labor; Stuart B. Dorsett, Estate Planning & Probate; Donalt J. Eglinton, Business Litigation; A. Charles Ellis, Personal Injury Plaintiff: General; Paul A. Fanning, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Michael P. Flanagan, Banking; John M. Martin, Business Litigation; Michael L. Miller, Estate Planning & Probate; Gary J. Rickner, Business Litigation; Frank H. Sheffield, Jr., Environmental; Ryal W. Tayloe, Construction Litigation; David L. Ward, Jr., Banking; and Kenneth R. Wooten, Business Litigation.
Our "Rising Stars" include: Samuel B. Franck, Real Estate; William A. Oden, III, Employment & Labor; Michael J. Parrish, Business Litigation; Jason T. Strickland, Business Litigation; and Hayley R. Wells, Employment & Labor.