Super Lawyers has included 12 Bell, Davis & Pitt attorneys in its 2019 list of North Carolina Super Lawyers and four firm attorneys in its list of North Carolina Rising Stars. The following attorneys have been selected for this recognition.
2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers
Daniel C. Bruton — Bankruptcy: Business
D. Anderson Carmen — Creditor Debtor Rights
Ward Davis — Business Litigation
William K. Davis — Business Litigation
Joshua B. Durham — Business Litigation
Marc E. Gustafson — Employment & Labor
Jason B. James — Business Litigation
Mark A. Jones — Criminal Defense: White Collar
Walter W. Pitt, Jr. — Bankruptcy: Business
Alan M. Ruley — Business Litigation
Robin J. Stinson — Family Law
Kevin G. Williams — Business Litigation
2019 North Carolina Rising Stars
Kris Bryant — Business / Corporate
Andrew A. Freeman — Business Litigation
Justin M. Hardy — Tax
Allison Buckner Parker — Insurance Coverage
Four of the recognized attorneys — Ward Davis, Jason James, Alan Ruley and Robin Stinson — are amongst the Top 100 Attorneys in North Carolina.
Super Lawyers rates attorneys in more than 70 practice areas. Its patented, multiphase selection process combines peer nominations and evaluations with independent research. Candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and achievement. Only five percent of attorneys are selected to Super Lawyers, and just 2.5 percent are selected to Rising Stars. To be a Rising Star, candidates must be 40 or younger, or have been in practice for 10 years or less.