Five Robinson Bradshaw Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers’ ‘2013 Charlotte Lawyers of the Year’PDF
Firm Once Again Has Most Charlotte Attorneys Named to List
Best Lawyers®, a highly respected annual national peer review study, has named five Robinson Bradshaw attorneys “2013 Charlotte Lawyers of the Year” for work in their respective practice areas. For the second year in a row, Robinson Bradshaw had more attorneys named to the annual ranking than any other Charlotte firm. One Robinson Bradshaw attorney, John R. Wester, was named 2013 Charlotte Lawyer of the Year in two categories, giving the firm more total awards than any other Charlotte firm.
Best Lawyers is a peer-review publication for legal professionals and recognizes leaders with “Lawyer of the Year” designations for high-profile practice areas in communities across the United States. Only one lawyer in each identified practice area is named Lawyer of the Year in each community.
Everett J. Bowman, who focuses his practice in antitrust and complex commercial litigation, was named 2013 Charlotte Antitrust Law Lawyer of the Year. Bowman was also named the Litigation - Antitrust Lawyer of the Year in 2012 and the Charlotte Antitrust Lawyer of the Year in 2011.
Patrick S. Bryant, who practices in areas including securities, mergers and acquisitions, government and internal investigations and general corporate law, has been named 2013 Charlotte Corporate Compliance Law Lawyer of the Year.
Peter C. Buck, who practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, banking and finance, and energy law, was named 2013 Charlotte Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year. Best Lawyers previously named Buck Charlotte Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the year in 2012, Corporate Governance and Compliance Lawyer of the Year for 2011, and Charlotte Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year in 2010.
Mark W. Merritt, whose practice covers a broad range of business-related litigation, including antitrust litigation and counseling, complex and class action litigation, and securities litigation, was named 2013 Charlotte Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Lawyer of the Year. Merritt was named the 2012 Charlotte Lawyer of the Year for Bet-the-Company Litigation and Litigation - Securities Lawyer of the Year.
John R. Wester, who concentrates in the trials and appeals of complex civil litigation, was selected 2013 Charlotte Litigation - Labor & Employment Lawyer of the Year and 2013 Charlotte Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year. Wester was the Charlotte Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year for 2012 and the Charlotte Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year for 2011.