Eighteen Womble Carlyle practice areas have been recognized in the Chambers USA 2016 report. In addition, Chambers selected 58 firm attorneys for individual honors.
Womble Carlyle’s Antitrust (North Carolina), Healthcare (North Carolina), Real Estate (North Carolina and South Carolina), General Commercial Litigation (North Carolina) and Corporate/M&A: Banking & Finance (South Carolina) earned Band 1 recognition—Chambers’ highest level.
The firm also earned recognition in the following practice areas: Banking & Finance (Georgia and North Carolina), Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Delaware and North Carolina), Corporate/M&A (North Carolina and South Carolina), Environment (North Carolina), General Commercial Litigation (South Carolina), Intellectual Property (Georgia and North Carolina), Real Estate (District of Columbia) and Real Estate: Finance (North Carolina).
Womble Carlyle attorneys recognized by Chambers in the 2016 report are:
Banking & Finance
Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory
Brad De Vore
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
Labor & Employment
Litigation: General Commercial
Litigation: Healthcare & Medical Malpractice
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Real Estate: Finance
Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Litigation
The Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Chambers ranks lawyers based on the research of 150 full-time editors and researchers employed at their head office in London. Researchers talk to lawyers and clients, conducting in-depth telephone interviews to gauge a candidate’s technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client.