Ward and Smith is proud to announce that Super Lawyers has recognized 25 of the firm's attorneys as leaders in their respective areas of law.
The publication selected 14 attorneys as 2020 "Super Lawyers," an honor only awarded to 5% of North Carolina attorneys each year, and 11 as 2020 "Rising Stars," only 2.5% of attorneys receive this recognition in the state.
Ward and Smith attorneys recognized as 2020 Super Lawyers include:
Don Eglinton, Business Litigation
Charles Ellis, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff
Brad Evans, Business Litigation
Lynwood Evans, Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Paul Fanning, Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
Bill Lathan, Business/Corporate
Steven Long, Employee Benefits
John Martin, Business Litigation*
Lance Martin, Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
Will Oden, Employment & Labor: Employer
Greg Peacock, Estate Planning & Probate
Gary Rickner, Business Litigation
Ryal Tayloe, Construction Litigation: Business
Ken Wooten, Business Litigation
John Martin was selected for inclusion in the Top 100 Super Lawyers for 2020, based on a peer survey.
Ward and Smith attorneys recognized as 2020 Rising Stars are:
Marla Bowman, Business Litigation
Virginia Carter, Estate Planning & Probate
Whitney Campbell Christensen, Government Relations
Zac Lamb, Estate Planning & Probate
Michael Parrish, Business Litigation
Lauren Taylor Quinn, Family Law
Tyler Russell, Creditor Debtor Rights
Allen Trask, Business Litigation
Hayley Wells, Employment & Labor: Employer
Devon Williams, Employment & Labor: Employer
Jeremy Wilson, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. Visit Super Lawyers for additional information about the recognition methodology.