Sixteen Roberts & Stevens Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 with Four Named “Lawyer of the Year”

Roberts & Stevens is pleased to announce that 16 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Additionally, four Roberts & Stevens attorneys have been named Best Lawyers 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in Asheville for their respective practice areas. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as “Lawyer of the Year.”

Those recognized by Best Lawyers as 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” include:

  • Jacqueline D. Grant –2018 Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in Asheville
  • Gregory D. Hutchins – 2018 Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Asheville
  • John S. Stevens – 2018 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Asheville
  • Sheryl H. Williams – 2018 Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Asheville

Attorneys selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 are:

  • Vincent D. Childress, Jr. – Corporate Law; Health Care Law
  • William Clarke – Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Natural Resources Law
  • David L. English – Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
  • Jacqueline D. Grant – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Jackson D. Hamilton – Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Tax Law
  • Kenneth R. Hunt – Insurance Law
  • Gregory D. Hutchins – Corporate Law; Health Care Law; Trusts and Estates
  • Phillip T. Jackson – Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Health Care; Litigation – Insurance; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Mark C. Kurdys – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Real Estate; Transportation Law
  • John W. Mason – Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates
  • Marc S. Rudow – Real Estate Law
  • John S. Stevens – Corporate Law
  • Wyatt S. Stevens – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • James W. Williams – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Sheryl H. Williams – Litigation – Real Estate; Real Estate Law
  • F. Lachicotte Zemp, Jr. – Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Transportation Law

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world), and Best Lawyers has received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” For more information about Best Lawyers and to view the complete list, visit www.bestlawyers.com.

Roberts & Stevens is one of the largest law firms in Western North Carolina and serves regional and national clients in 30 practice areas and industries.