Bell, Davis & Pitt Named Top-Ranked Law Firm By Fortune Magazine

Winston-Salem/Charlotte, NC, (December 9, 2013) -- The Winston-Salem based law firm of Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A. has been included in Fortune Magazine’s annual listing of the nation’s top-ranked law firms for 2014. More than 60 percent of the firm’s attorneys have achieved the LexisNexis® MartindaleHubbell® AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, the rating agency’s highest rating, used by Fortune magazine as a central criterion for consideration as a top-rated law firm.

LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® was asked to research their comprehensive database of one million lawyers and firms in over 160 countries and identify U.S. law firms of 21 or more attorneys, where at least one out of three of their lawyers achieved the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating. This rating indicates the rated lawyer has been deemed by his or her peers to demonstrate the highest level of ethical standards and legal ability. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are driven by the confidential opinions of lawyers and members of the judiciary who provide reviews of lawyers about whom they have professional knowledge. To learn more about Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, please visit www.martindale.com/ratings.

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, 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.