Ten Attorneys Named as 2017 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars
Rayburn Cooper & Durham, P.A. is pleased to announce that the following attorneys from the firm have been selected for inclusion in 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers® and 2017 North Carolina Rising Stars:
2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers
Paul Baynard – Bankruptcy, Business
W. Scott Cooper – Business/Corporate
Albert Durham – Bankruptcy, Business
Ross Fulton – Business Litigation
James Gatehouse – Business Litigation
G. Kirkland Hardymon – Business Litigation
David Melin – Business Litigation
Jack Miller – Bankruptcy, Business
Rick Rayburn – Business/Corporate
2017 North Carolina Rising Stars
Shelley Abel – Bankruptcy, Business
2017 North Carolina Top 100
Super Lawyers is an annual listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. Only 5% of North Carolina attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers.
The Rising Stars selection process is identical to the Super Lawyers process, with one exception: to be eligible, a candidate must be either age 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. Only 2.5% of North Carolina attorneys are selected for the Rising Stars list. Learn more about the selection process.