Business North Carolina magazine publishes annually the "Legal Elite" - lawyers throughout the state rated the best in their fields. In 2010, twelve Brooks Pierce attorneys were named to the list. Partners Mark Davidson and Jennifer K. Van Zant attained the highest number of votes in Business Law and Antitrust Law, earning them a spot in the Legal Elite Hall of Fame.
Those receiving recognition in the publication are:
Mark Davidson - Top winner in Business Law
Kearns Davis - Criminal Law
George House - Hall of Fame, Environmental Law
Bill McNairy - Tax & Estates
Jeff Oleynik - Antitrust Law and Bankruptcy Law
Jim Phillips - Litigation
David Sar - Intellectual Property Law
John Small - Bankruptcy Law
Mack Sperling - Litigation
Jennifer Van Zant - Top winner in Antitrust Law
Jim Williams - Hall of Fame, Litigation
Kyle Woosley - Environmental
Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite is a statewide listing of North Carolina lawyers ranked the current best in specific practice areas as voted by their peers. Ballots are distributed to active members of the State Bar living in North Carolina. Only slightly over 3% of members receive enough votes to make the list.