Seven Essex Richards attorneys have been named North Carolina “Super Lawyers” for 2016, and one has been named to the list of “Rising Stars.” Additionally, three Essex Richards attorneys – Edward G. “Woody” Connette, Heather W. Culp, and N. Renee Hughes were named to the list of Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina, and the Top 25 Lawyers in Charlotte. Heather and Renee were also included on the list of Top 50 Women Lawyers in North Carolina. The complete list of the 2016 Essex Richards “Super Lawyers” includes the following:
Norris A. Adams, Employee Benefits
Robert S. Blair Jr., Family Law
Jonathan E. Buchan, Business Litigation
Edward G. “Woody” Connette, Personal Injury
Heather W. Culp, Bankruptcy
John T. Daniel, Business Litigation
N. Renee Hughes, Employment and Labor
Additionally, Lauren V. Lewis has been named to the list of “Rising Stars” in the area of Family Law.
A Thomson Reuters publication, Super Lawyers, identifies candidates through independent research and by inviting lawyers in each state to nominate the best attorneys they have worked with. A lawyer-led research team evaluates candidates on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Candidates also undergo a peer review by practice area.