Manning, Fulton & Skinner, P.A. (Manning Fulton) continues its rich legacy of accomplished lawyers with twenty-eight attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.
Year over year, Manning Fulton continues to add new attorneys and practice areas to the ranks of Best Lawyers®.
“We are honored to see the expertise of these lawyers recognized by such a prominent publication,” said Barry Mann, managing partner. “A growing number of Manning Fulton attorneys continue to be distinguished for their level of experience and quality of work, across the firm’s full breadth of practice areas. Over 60 years, Manning Fulton has built a legacy with accessible, partner-level talent, giving our clients the service they deserve.”
Of the 2019 recipients, two attorneys are recognized for the first time and six others add additional fields of expertise. Manning Fulton also adds a Lawyer of the Year to the ranks as Ted Oliver was awarded the title for Real Estate in the Raleigh-Durham market.
The Best Lawyers in America© is a global publication released in over 75 countries. This peer review-based publication has evaluated over 10 million lawyers in over 145 practice areas. Manning Fulton continues its recognition in the oldest and most respected legal publication.
The following attorneys were recognized for:
**Eugene F. Dauchert, Jr. – Health Care Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Charles L. Steel IV – Corporate Law, Tax Litigation and Controversy, and Tax Law
**Reich L. Welborn – Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Real Estate Law
Stephen T. Byrd –Business Organizations, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates
Alison R. Cayton – Real Estate Law
Ansley Chapman Cella – Trusts and Estates
**William S. Cherry III – Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, and Labor and Employment Litigation
**Sandra Martin Clark – Corporate Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
**James H. Clarke – Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
David D. Dahl – Corporate Law, Tax Litigation and Controversy, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates
**John C. Dorsey – Employee Benefits Law and Tax Law
William B. Gwyn, Jr. – Corporate Law
David A. Harlow – Intellectual Property Litigation
*Michael S. Harrell – Family Law
Deborah L. Hildebran-Bachofen – Tax Law and Trusts and Estates
*Thomas I. Lyon – Corporate Law
Barry D. Mann – Real Estate Law
John B. McMillan – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, and Government Relations Practice
Michael T. Medford – Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Antitrust Litigation, Insurance Litigation, and Labor and Employment Litigation
***Samuel T. Oliver, Jr. – Corporate Law and Real Estate Law
Kevin A. Prakke – Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Robert S. Shields, Jr. – Medical Malpractice Law
Douglas J. Short – Real Estate Law
William C. Smith, Jr. – Commercial and Construction Litigation
Ritchie W. Taylor – Franchise Law
Gerald Thornton – Corporate and Tax Law
Jennifer L. Weaver – Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Judson A. Welborn – Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Construction Litigation, Land Use and Zoning Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation
*First time recognition in The Best Lawyers
** The Best Lawyers new area of expertise (new area bolded)
*** The Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year”
About Manning Fulton
Manning Fulton was founded in 1955 by Howard Manning and Charles Fulton, and is one of the longest-lasting law partnerships in North Carolina. In its nearly seven decades faithfully serving the Triangle and Eastern North Carolina, Manning Fulton has grown with its clients and this remarkable state. Today, 40 attorneys, averaging more than 20 years’ experience in their respective fields, provide the full suite of legal services to businesses and individuals throughout North Carolina. The firm’s attorneys are uniquely committed to first-rate, accessible, no nonsense expertise and the development of a lasting relationship with every client. Put simply, we focus on what matters.
For more information, please visit www.manningfulton.com.
About Best Lawyers
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