John R. Wester Named 2008 Impact Law Leader



September 8, 2008

Business Leader Charlotte magazine announced that John R. Wester is one of the area’s “2008 Impact Law Leaders.” The list highlights 24 influential people in the legal industry and their impact on the community.

John R. Wester has spent his full legal career at Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, concentrating in the trials and appeals of complex civil litigation. He is the president-elect of the North Carolina Bar Association and will serve as president in 2009-10. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Bar Foundation.

The Best Lawyers in America 2008 lists Mr. Wester in bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, appellate law, and labor/employment law. Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2008 named him one of the top litigators in North Carolina, as did North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.

Mr. Wester was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina. He graduated with high honors from Duke University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Duke Law Journal and inducted into the Order of the Coif.

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