Legal Elite 2020

January 2, 2020 – In The News
Business North Carolina Magazine

Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates 14 firm attorneys who were named to the "2020 Legal Elite" list by Business North Carolina magazine in the following areas:

  • William E. Burton III (Bankruptcy)
  • Michelle D. Connell (Appellate, Family Law)
  • Richard A. Coughlin (Intellectual Property)
  • Kimberly Bullock Gatling (Intellectual Property)
  • Wesley P. Gelb (Family Law)
  • Neale T. Johnson (Construction)
  • Patrick M. Kane (Appellate, Litigation)
  • Robert H. Edmunds Jr. (Appellate)
  • Elizabeth Brooks Scherer (Appellate)
  • Lisa W. Arthur (Litigation, "Young Guns")
  • Hayes Jernigan Finley (Environmental)
  • Troy D. Shelton (Appellate, "Young Guns")

In addition, six attorneys are included in the magazine's Legal Elite Hall of Fame, including: 

  • Brian W. Byrd (Real Estate, 2016)
  • Jonathan Heyl (Antitrust, 2012)
  • Matthew Nis Leerberg (Appellate, 2018)
  • George J. "Jerry" Oliver (Employment, 2003)
  • Larry B. Sitton (Antitrust, 2005)

This annual list is compiled through peer nominations and includes attorneys from across the state of North Carolina in 15 legal practice areas. View the full list.