Brooks Pierce has been named the 2019 “North Carolina Law Firm of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation, a trusted, independent research organization. The firm was previously selected for this honor in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Brooks Pierce partners John Ormand and Bryan Starrett accepted the award on the firm’s behalf at a ceremony in New York City on Feb. 28.
“Brooks Pierce takes pride in consistently tackling complex, often precedent-setting cases,” said Reid Phillips, the firm’s managing partner. “For more than 100 years, we have sought to find innovative solutions for our clients’ most challenging issues. We are honored that the excellent work we accomplish on their behalf has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation for the fourth year in a row.”
Other North Carolina firms named to the short list were: Ellis & Winters, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson and Smith Anderson. Nominees were chosen based upon research conducted between March and November 2018.
Benchmark Litigation serves as the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Rankings are based on a six-month period where Benchmark researchers conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leaders in litigation. More information on the guide’s methodology can be found at this link.