Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP, is pleased to announce that firm partner, Jim W. Phillips Jr. is one of only four attorneys profiled in the Features section of the annual 2008 issue.
The article, "Jim Phillips is the most plugged-in attorney in North Carolina," details Phillips' lengthy public service to the state, including his current role as Chairman of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and his work with former North Carolina Governor Jim Hunt.
The four-page article also describes Phillips' distinguished 24-year legal career and case highlights.
Phillips also is recognized as a Top 100 Super Lawyer in Business Litigation.
Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers nominated by their peers in more than 60 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The list is comprised of the state's top five percent of attorneys in private practice, in-house counsel, prosecutors, and public service lawyers. Polling, research and selection are performed by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc. Law & Politics has been publishing legal magazines since 1990 and Super Lawyers since 1991.