McGuireWoods’ North Carolina Lawyers Named Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”

January 20, 2012

McGuireWoods LLP announced that 12 of its lawyers in Charlotte, Raleigh and Wilmington were named North Carolina Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2012. “Rising Stars” recognizes top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing 10 or fewer years. Attorney rating service Super Lawyers will publish this year’s survey findings in their North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine, as well as in a special advertising section in the February 2012 issue of Charlotte magazine and The New York Times (North Carolina distribution) on Feb. 5, 2012.

McGuireWoods 2012 North Carolina Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • John Huske Anderson Jr., Business Litigation (Wilmington)
  • Richard H. Conner III, Business Litigation (Charlotte)
  • Jason D. Evans, Business Litigation (Charlotte)
  • Benjamin R. Holland, Employment & Labor (Charlotte)
  • Justin D. Howard, Business Litigation (Raleigh)
  • Gregory R. Kilpatrick, Business/Corporate (Charlotte)
  • Stephen S. Logue Jr., Real Estate (Wilmington)
  • Kevin A. McGinnis, Real Estate (Charlotte)
  • Paul M. Navarro, Employment & Labor (Charlotte)
  • Bart Walker, Healthcare (Charlotte)
  • Mayleng S. Watson, Real Estate (Charlotte)
  • Heather R. Wilson, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice (Raleigh)

As part of the selection process, Super Lawyers identifies candidates through independent research and by inviting lawyers in each state to nominate the best attorneys they’ve observed in action. Super Lawyers attorney-led research staff evaluates candidates on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Candidates also undergo a peer review by practice area.