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The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Recognizes 8 Essex Richards Attorneys; Woody Connette Named Lawyer of the Year in Litigation – ERISA

Essex Richards, P.A. is pleased to announce that The Best Lawyers© in America has named 8 of its attorneys to the 2018 list in the publication’s newly released 24th edition – Norris Adams, Rob Blair, Jon Buchan, Woody Connette, Heather Culp, John Daniel, Marc Gustafson, and Steve Morris.  Additionally, Partner Edward G. “Woody” Connette was named Charlotte Litigation – ERISA Lawyer of the Year for 2018.

Best Lawyers© is based on a peer-review survey of over 50,000 attorneys in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and more than 7.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers’ legal abilities by other lawyers in their practice areas. Attorneys are not permitted to pay any fee to participate or be included on the lists.

Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

The complete list of the 2018 Essex Richards Best Lawyers© is as follows:

Norris Adams

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation

Jon Buchan 

  • Litigation – First Amendment

Woody Connette 

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Heather Culp

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy

John Daniel 

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction

Marc Gustafson

  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment 

Steve Morris 

  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law