50 Brooks Pierce Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Guide

August 15, 2016

The 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© recognized 50 Brooks Pierce attorneys as industry leaders. Nine of the firm’s Greensboro attorneys were also named Best Lawyers® 2017 "Lawyer of the Year” for their respective practice areas. This honor is awarded to one attorney per practice area in each metropolitan area.

The Best Lawyers in America© is recognized as the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Best Lawyers® employs a survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. More information on The Best Lawyers in America© methodology can be found at www.bestlawyers.com/About/MethodologyBasic.aspx.

The nine Brooks Pierce attorneys recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in Greensboro for their respective practice areas are:

The 50 Brooks Pierce attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 are:

  • Jimmy Adams for Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Labor and Employment; Litigation – Securities
  • Charles Baldwin IV for International Trade and Finance Law
  • Marc Bishop for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Commercial Finance Law; Commercial Transactions/UCC Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Arty Bolick for Construction Law
  • Libby Brewington for Corporate Law
  • Forrest Campbell for Health Care Law
  • Bill Cary for Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Charles Coble for Commercial Litigation
  • John Cross for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mark Davidson for Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Tax Law
  • Ben Davis for Banking and Finance Law
  • Kearns Davis for Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Alex Elkan for Environmental Law
  • Edgar Fisher for Real Estate Law; Trusts and Estates
  • Erwin Fuller for Trusts and Estates
  • Patricia Goodson for Employment Law – Management
  • Wade Hargrove for Communications Law; Copyright Law; Corporate Law; First Amendment Law; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Media Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • George House for Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Mining Law; Natural Resources Law; Water Law
  • Patrick Johnson for Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Bob King for Commercial Litigation; Environmental Law
  • David Kushner for Media Law
  • Charles Marshall for Commercial Litigation; Government Relations Practice
  • Daniel McGinn for Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Bill McNairy for Tax Law; Trusts and Estates
  • Jeff Oleynik for Antitrust Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Gary Parsons for Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Jim Phillips for Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Securities
  • Reid Phillips for Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Clint Pinyan for Commercial Litigation
  • Mark Prak for First Amendment Law; Litigation – First Amendment; Media Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Bo Rodenbough for Commercial Litigation; Real Estate Law
  • David Sar for Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; Patent Law; Trade Secrets Law; Trademark Law
  • Bob Saunders for Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Non-Profit/Charities Law; Tax Law
  • Ginger Shields for Trusts and Estates
  • Bob Singer for Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • John Small for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • David Smyth for Securities Regulation
  • Mack Sperling for Commercial Litigation
  • Randy Tinsley for Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental
  • Walt Tippett for Commercial Litigation; Construction Law
  • Marcus Trathen for First Amendment Law
  • Ed Turlington for Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Government Relations Practice
  • Randy Underwood for Financial Services Regulation Law; Real Estate Law
  • Jennifer Van Zant for Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Securities
  • Ed West for Litigation and Controversy – Tax
  • Howard Williams for Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Tax Law
  • Jim Williams for Antitrust Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Education Law
  • Jill Wilson for Education Law; Employment Law – Management
  • Ed Winslow for Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Kyle Woosley for Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental 
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