Ward and Smith, P.A. is pleased to announce the inclusion of 12 of its attorneys in North Carolina Super Lawyers. The selection process, research, and balloting for "Super Lawyers" is conducted by the publishers of Law & Politics magazine. Use of a multi‑step evaluation process results in a diverse and comprehensive listing of outstanding attorneys. Only 5 percent of North Carolina attorneys are included in this prestigious group.
The Ward and Smith attorneys acknowledged as "Super Lawyers" include: Albert R. Bell, Jr., Employment & Labor; Jenna Fruechtenicht Butler, Business Litigation; Stuart B. Dorsett, Estate Planning & Probate; A. Charles Ellis, Personal Injury Plaintiff: General; Paul A. Fanning, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Michael P. Flanagan, Banking; John M. Martin, Business Litigation; Gary J. Rickner, Business Litigation; Frank H. Sheffield, Jr., Environmental; J. Troy Smith, Jr., Business/Corporate; David L. Ward, Jr., Banking; and Kenneth R. Wooten, Business Litigation. E. Bradley Evans was recognized as a "Rising Star" in Business Litigation.