Ward and Smith, P.A. is pleased to announce the inclusion of 15 of its attorneys in Business North Carolina's Legal Elite. Less than 3 percent of the state's attorneys were selected for this distinction.
Ward and Smith attorneys chosen by peer recognition and professional achievement to become Legal Elite include Lauren Arnette, Family; Joe Austin, Employment; Wes Camden, Criminal Defense; Jeff Childers, Ph.D., Intellectual Property; Matt Cordell, Business and Young Guns; Brad Evans, Antitrust; Paul Fanning, Bankruptcy; Ken Gray, Employment; Will Oden, Employment; Grant Osborne, Employment; Jake Parrott, Real Estate; Caitlin Poe, Young Guns; and Jason Strickland, Construction.
Jim Creekman and David Ward are included in the Legal Elite Hall of Fame in the category of Corporate Counsel.