Law Firm News – Kilpatrick Stockton Announce Selection of North Carolina Super Lawyers

NORTH CAROLINA (February 11) — Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that 19 of the firm’s attorneys were selected as North Carolina Super Lawyers. This distinction denotes that these lawyers attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as some of the State’s pre-eminent lawyers. In addition to this prestigious list, partner Jim Kelly was named to the select Top 100 Super Lawyers listing for North Carolina.

To determine the winners, Law & Politics media surveyed over 17,000 active lawyers throughout North Carolina and conducted independent research. The result is a comprehensive and diverse listing of the top five percent of North Carolina attorneys in more than 40 practice areas.

The following names are the 2008 Kilpatrick Stockton attorneys recognized as North Carolina Super Lawyers:

David B. Whelpley, Jr.

Business Litigation
James H. Kelly Jr. (Top 100 Super Lawyers)
Richard J. Keshian
Hayden J. Silver III
David C. Smith
Dan Taylor

Construction Litigation
Dudley Humphrey

Employment & Labor
Randall D. Avram

Stephen R. Berlin
Steven J. Levitas

Estate Planning & Probate
C. Penn Craver, Jr.
Carl W. Hibbert
General Litigation
Gregg E. McDougal

Intellectual Property
Charles W. Calkins
George L. Little, Jr.

Mergers & Acquisitions
E. Lynwood Mallard

Real Estate
Jeffery A. Benson
Gary K. Joyner

Securities & Corporate Finance
Elizabeth (Betty) G. Wren

About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 500 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC.; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. Kilpatrick Stockton’s delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton’s corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle. For more information, please visit


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