Robinson Bradshaw Leads Benchmark Litigation Rankings for North CarolinaPDF
Fifteen Robinson Bradshaw attorneys are recognized in the ninth edition of Benchmark Litigation, a definitive reference guide that identifies the top litigation firms and attorneys in the U.S. The publication named 10 attorneys “Local Litigation Stars” and five attorneys “Future Stars.”
Robinson Bradshaw has the most attorneys in North Carolina included in the annual listing for the sixth consecutive year. The firm was also named one of seven “Highly Recommended Firms” in the state, the premier designation for local litigation firms included in Benchmark Litigation. Focused exclusively on the U.S. litigation market, the publication’s rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel.
Robinson Bradshaw was recognized as “very ‘well situated’” with “excellent lawyers and [a] practical approach.” The firm was praised for being “great at trial” and “very strategic at keeping sensitive matters as low profile as possible and solving problems before they get out of hand.”
“Local Litigation Stars” are attorneys recommended by peers and clients for their consistent reputations as effective trial attorneys. The following Robinson Bradshaw attorneys received this designation for work in their respective practice areas:
- Martin L. Brackett Jr. – Personal injury, white collar crime/enforcement/investigations
- Garland S. Cassada – Bankruptcy, general commercial
- Stephen M. Cox – Construction, employment & labor, general commercial, product liability
- Robert W. Fuller – General commercial
- Edward F. Hennessey IV – Construction, general commercial
- Thomas P. Holderness – General commercial
- Mark W. Merritt – Antitrust, general commercial, securities
- D. Blaine Sanders – Intellectual property
- John R. Wester – Employment, general commercial, intellectual property, securities
- David C. Wright III – General commercial, product liability
In addition, Adam K. Doerr, Pearlynn G. Houck, Jonathan C. Krisko, Andrew W.J. Tarr and Richard C. Worf Jr. were designated “Future Stars” – litigators likely to become local litigation stars.