Best Lawyers® has selected three Ward and Smith attorneys as "Lawyer of the Year" for 2021.
This recognition is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for each specialty and location. The Ward and Smith attorneys named are:
Paul Fanning - Raleigh
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Ryal Tayloe - Wilmington
Litigation - Construction
Bill Wolcott - Asheville
Real Estate Law
In addition to these rankings, Best Lawyers® also named nearly half of Ward and Smith's attorneys to "Best Lawyers in America" for 2021. You can read all about it here.