Seven Brooks Pierce practice areas and 15 of the firm’s attorneys are ranked among the best in North Carolina in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The listing of the leading lawyers and law firms in the country is published annually by Chambers and Partners.
Both Brooks Pierce’s Antitrust and Litigation: General Commercial practices received a Band 1 ranking, the highest awarded by Chambers USA. The firm’s Banking & Finance, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Environment, Intellectual Property, and Labor & Employment practice areas were also recognized.
Seven Brooks Pierce attorneys received Chambers USA’s highest ranking in their respective practice areas:
- Kearns Davis (Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
- George House (Environment)
- Dan McGinn (Labor & Employment)
- Jeff Oleynik (Antitrust)
- John Small (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
- Jennifer Van Zant (Antitrust)
- Jim Williams (Antitrust and Litigation: General Commercial)
Nine attorneys were recognized as leaders in their respective practice areas:
- Nicole Crawford (Labor & Employment)
- Mark Davidson (Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions)
- Bob King (Environment)
- Jeff Oleynik (Litigation: General Commercial)
- Jim Phillips (Litigation: General Commercial)
- Reid Phillips (Litigation: General Commercial)
- Bob Singer (Banking & Finance)
- Randy Tinsley (Environment)
- Ed Winslow (Banking & Finance)
Chambers USA is a leading guide to the legal profession, and determines its annual rankings through confidential, in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys and an assessment of recent work. Attorneys are ranked in their respective practice areas on the basis of legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness and client-service. Law firm departments are ranked using these qualities, as well as effectiveness and capability of the department as a whole. More information on the rankings process can be found at chambersandpartners.com/methodology.