Nine Roberts & Stevens attorneys honored by state publications

ASHEVILLE – Nine attorneys at the Roberts & Stevens law firm have been honored by their peers in the latest editions of the top legal directories in North Carolina.

Six attorneys from Roberts & Stevens have been selected for inclusion in the North Carolina Super Lawyers 2011 edition: William Clarke for Environmental Law; Jacqueline D. Grant for Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, Civil Litigation Defense, Employment & Labor; Jackson D. Hamilton for Tax Law, Business/Corporate Law; Wyatt S. Stevens for Personal Injury General Defense, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation Defense; Sheryl H. Williams for Real Estate Law; and James W. Williams for Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, Business Litigation and Personal Injury Plaintiff: General.

Three attorneys from Roberts & Stevens have been selected for inclusion in the North Carolina Super Lawyers-Rising Stars Edition 2011: Ann-Patton Hornthal for Civil Litigation Defense; Kevin P. Kopp for Employment & Labor Law; and Dennis L. Martin, Jr. for Personal Injury Defense Law.  Super Lawyers names North Carolina’s top lawyers as chosen by a survey of active attorneys across the state in practice for five years or more. While up to five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.

Two attorneys from Roberts & Stevens have been named to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite 2011: William Clarke for Environmental Law and James W. Williams for Litigation. The results of Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite are based on a survey sent to each of the more than 20,373 active members of the North Carolina State Bar living in North Carolina. Less than three percent of the state’s attorneys are recognized in this publication.

Roberts & Stevens was formed in 1986 when two long time Asheville firms merged. The firm provides a broad range of legal services throughout Western North Carolina. With its offices located in the heart of downtown Asheville, a thriving urban center, lawyers and staff take an active role in the community and the region.