Hamilton Stephens Steele + Martin, PLLC is pleased to announce that 14 of its attorneys have been recognized by their peers for the exceptional practice of law and are included in this year’s lists of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for North Carolina. Being selected to the annual list of Super Lawyers or the Super Lawyers list of Rising Stars is an accomplishment less than 5% of practicing lawyers in the U.S. achieve, making it one of the most sought after distinctions in the legal profession. The individual HSSM attorneys and their primary practice areas are set forth below.
2019 HSSM Super Lawyers:
David B. Hamilton – Construction Litigation
Mark R. Kutny – Business Litigation
Bentford E. Martin – Construction Litigation
Keith J. Merritt – Land Use/Zoning
Mark D. Riopel – Family Law
Amy E. Simpson – Family Law
George W. Sistrunk III – Real Estate
Glenn C. Thompson – Bankruptcy: Business
Being selected to the annual list of Super Lawyers or the Super Lawyers list of Rising Stars is an accomplishment less than 5% of practicing lawyers in the U.S. achieve, making it one of the most sought after distinctions in the legal profession.
2019 HSSM Rising Stars:
Kenneth Dantinne – Bankruptcy: Business
Tracy Thompson James – Construction Litigation
Carolyn Krueger-Andes – Family Law
M. Aaron Lay – Construction Litigation
Kyle LeBlanc – Family Law
Melanie Johnson Raubach – Bankruptcy: Business
The complete 2019 lists for Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are featured in the January issue of Super Lawyers, which is available here.
Attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are selected through a process that includes peer nominations, independent research by third-party evaluators regarding an attorney’s qualifications in a dozen key areas, and peer evaluation by a panel of highly-credentialed attorneys. Only 5% of attorneys are selected and recognized as Super Lawyers, and 2.5% of attorneys are selected and recognized as Rising Stars. Additional details regarding Super Lawyers’ patented selection process may be found here.