Ward Davis, founding partner of the Bell, Davis & Pitt Charlotte office, has been recognized as the North Carolina Legal Elite winner in the category of litigation by Business North Carolina magazine. A total of 15 attorneys from Bell, Davis & Pitt, PA have been named to the 2018 class of North Carolina’s Legal Elite by Business North Carolina magazine.
Legal Elite honorees were selected for inclusion in the annual directory of the state’s top lawyers, which appears in Business North Carolina’s January 2018 issue. The annual listing of North Carolina’s Legal Elite is based on the voting results of ballots distributed to every active lawyer in North Carolina. The “Young Guns” designation recognizes North Carolina’s best attorneys under the age of 40.
Bell, Davis & Pitt attorneys and their areas of practice included in the 2018 Legal Elite are:
Honorees & Recognition Area
Daniel C. Bruton — Bankruptcy
Colleen L. Byers — Young Guns
D. Anderson Carmen — Construction
Galen G. Craun, III — Business
Edward "Ward" B. Davis — Litigation
Arthur J. DeBaugh — Intellectual Property
Jason B. James — Construction and Litigation
Mark A. Jones — Criminal
Donald M. Nielsen — Environmental
Michael D. Phillips — Litigation
Walter W. Pitt — Bankruptcy
Amy K. Smith — Tax/Estate Planning
Robin J. Stinson — Family
Kevin G. Williams — Litigation
Charlot F. Wood — Employment
Legal Elite Category Winners
Edward "Ward" B. Davis — Litigation Category Winner
Hall of Fame Honorees
Frank M. Bell, Jr. — The state’s top real estate attorney in 2010, and a member of the Legal Elite Hall of Fame.
William K. (Bill) Davis — The state’s top litigation attorney in 2006, and a member of the Legal Elite Hall of Fame.