Three attorneys at Roberts & Stevens have been honored by their peers in Best Lawyers of America © 2017 as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas for their expertise in this field.
“Lawyer of the Year” honorees are Phillip T. Jackson in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants in Asheville, John W. Mason in the practice area of Trusts and Estates in Asheville, and Marc S. Rudow in the practice area of Real Estate Law in Asheville.
In addition to these honors, the 23rd edition of Best Lawyers in America included the following Roberts & Stevens attorneys for their high caliber work in a variety of practice areas:
Phillip T. Jackson in Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Health Care, Litigation – Insurance, and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Marc Rudow in the practice area of Real Estate Law
Wyatt Stevens in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Trusts and Estates and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Gregory D. Hutchins in the practice areas of Corporate Law, Health Care Law and Trusts and Estates
Vincent D. Childress, Jr. in the practice areas of Corporate Law and Health Care Law
John S. Stevens in the practice area of Corporate Law
William “Billy” Clarke in the practice areas of Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Kenneth R. Hunt in the practice area of Insurance Law
David L. English in the practice area of Corporate Law and Real Estate Law
Mark C. Kurdys in the practice area of Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Real Estate and Transportation Law
Jacqueline D. Grant in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law- Defendants
F. Lachicotte Zemp, Jr. in the practices area of Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law and Transportation Law
Jackson D. Hamilton in the practice areas of Litigation and Controversy Tax, and Tax Law
John W. Mason in the practice areas of Litigation – Trusts and Estates and Trust and Estates
Sheryl H. Williams in the practice areas of Litigation – Real Estate and Real Estate Law
James W. Williams in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
The Best Lawyers in America serves as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the nation, and is the most credible measure of legal integrity and distinction in the United States. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 7.3 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. A listing of the nation’s “Best Law Firms” will be revealed on Nov. 1st by U.S. News & World Report.
“We appreciate this recognition of our firm and the lawyers who serve our clients and community so well,” said firm president Gregory Hutchins. “Being selected by our peers for this honor makes this a significant accomplishment for all of our attorneys and staff. Recognitions such as this encourage us to continue to strive for legal excellence and to maintain our focus on personal service to our clients.”
Roberts & Stevens is a full-service law firm in Asheville, North Carolina. As one of the largest firms in Western North Carolina, it serves regional and national clients in 29 practice areas and industries. The firm works with large corporations, small businesses, family-owned companies, government entities and individuals. It has collectively been practicing law in Asheville for more than five decades.