Bell, Davis & Pitt Attorney Galen G. Craun, III Earns Coveted Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Peer Review Ratings™

Winston-Salem/Charlotte, NC (April 30, 2013) – Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A. attorney Galen G. Craun, III has earned the coveted AV Preeminent Peer Review Ratings™ from the distinguished Martindale-Hubbell® Rating Agency. Craun joins nineteen other Bell, Davis & Pitt attorneys who have earned this highest achievement level awarded by Martindale-Hubbell®.

Craun’s practice is concentrated in business and corporate law, representing companies and other organizations involved in structuring, negotiating and documenting mergers and acquisitions, private placements, asset sales and purchases, joint ventures, secured lending transactions, buy-sell agreements and general corporate transactions.

Prior to earning his Juris Doctorate from Wake Forest University and joining Bell, Davis & Pitt in 1999, Craun worked as a certified public accountant and senior tax consultant with Ernst & Young, LLP, assisting business clients with a variety of federal and state tax issues. He is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Masters of Accounting, with concentration in taxation, 1993).

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Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A., was formed in 1980. Its more than 30 attorneys practice throughout North Carolina in corporate law, litigation, antitrust law, governmental investigations, banking law, commercial real estate, construction law, environmental law, bankruptcy, taxation, employment law, education law, estate planning and administration, and family law. Several of the firm's attorneys are also licensed to practice in other states throughout the Southeast. The Firm is a member of Lawyers Associated Worldwide, a global association of independent firms that provides legal services to members' clients in over 180 major commercial centers around the world.