McGuireWoods Lawyers Named Among North Carolina Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’

January 17, 2014

McGuireWoods LLP announced that 22 lawyers in its Charlotte and Raleigh offices were named among the North Carolina Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2014. “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 the February 2014 issue of Charlotte magazine.

McGuireWoods’ 2014 North Carolina Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • Amanda West Abshire, Business Litigation (Charlotte)
  • Steven N. Baker, Business Litigation (Charlotte)
  • Meggan Michelle Bushee, Health Care (Charlotte)
  • Katherine B. Cumbus, Real Estate (Charlotte)
  • Joshua D. Davey, Business Litigation (Charlotte)
  • Mary Lindsay Evans, Real Estate (Charlotte)
  • Rakesh Gopalan, Business/Corporate (Charlotte)
  • Joshua K. Green, Banking (Charlotte)
  • D. Bowen Heath, Government Relations (Raleigh)
  • Jodie N. Herrmann, Business Litigation (Charlotte)
  • J. Trevor Johnston, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (Charlotte)
  • Kevin McGinnis, Banking (Charlotte)
  • T. Richmond McPherson III, Securities Litigation (Charlotte)
  • Zachary D. Morgan, Real Estate (Charlotte)
  • Matthew E. Orso, Criminal Defense: White Collar (Charlotte)
  • R. Matthew Pearson, Business Litigation (Charlotte)
  • Meredith A. Pinson, Employment & Labor (Charlotte)
  • Brian P. Troutman, General Litigation (Charlotte)
  • Bart Walker, Health Care (Charlotte)
  • Monica E. Webb, Appellate (Raleigh)
  • Joshua D. Whitlock, Schools & Education (Charlotte)

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.