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Cecil Harrison Named Raleigh’s Best Labor and Employment Lawyer
Best Lawyers recognizes Poyner Spruill partner with highest honors


Raleigh, NC -- Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Cecil W. Harrison as the “Raleigh Best Lawyers Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year” for 2010.

After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 16th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2010), is based on more than 2.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

“I derive a great deal of personal and professional satisfaction from working hand-in-hand with clients to help them solve their legal problems with what they perceive to be win-win solutions,” said Harrison.

Cecil W. Harrison is a Partner in the Raleigh office of Poyner Spruill LLP. He received both his undergraduate and his law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Harrison may be reached at 919.783.2814 or by email at

The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in our surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

Steven Naifeh, Managing Editor of Best Lawyers, says, “We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate Cecil W. Harrison on being selected as the ‘Raleigh Best Lawyers Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year’ for 2010.”
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