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TAR HEEL LAWYERS SELECT 14 PEERS AS THE STATE’S BEST IN BUSINESS-RELATED SPECIALTIES
Fewer than 3% of the state’s lawyers made Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite.
CHARLOTTE (Jan. 3, 2017) — Lawyers across the state made their selections again this year for Business North Carolina ’s Legal Elite, published in the magazine’s January edition. Statewide, 669 lawyers were picked by their peers in 14 mostly business-related categories. Notices were sent to more than 23,000 active members of the North Carolina State Bar living in the state, directing them to the ballot on the magazine’s website, BusinessNC.com. Voters could not pick themselves, and they could select partners and associates only if they also select lawyers outside the firm in the same categories.
Business North Carolina is a Charlotte-based monthly magazine that focuses on the people, events and trends that shape business in North Carolina. Since it began publication in 1981, it has won more than 90 national awards for its writing, reporting and design.
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