RALEIGH – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked five practice areas and fourteen Poyner Spruill LLP attorneys as leaders in their respective fields. Poyner Spruill received rankings, which identify the firm as a leader in North Carolina for outstanding work in the following practice areas:

Chambers USA was launched in 2003 as a means of ranking attorneys and practice groups in tiers that serve as an annual comparison with other firms across the state. Interviews with thousands of peers and clients are conducted across the country each year to compile the rankings.

Here are some of the comments from sources contacted about Poyner Spruill’s attorneys and practice areas:

Banking & Finance

“They are very responsive and I feel good about the value for money they offer.”


“Excellent quality – especially in their understanding of our industry.”


“A strong player in the market, and a go-to firm for local governments.”


“They demonstrated some really useful and strategic creative thinking to help us resolve an issue, and they helped us achieve the results that we needed.”


“It has the feel of a small boutique and their billing reflects that. I am always treated as though I am the only client, when in fact I know that they have many other clients and big exposure cases.”

“I have been very impressed with Poyner Spruill’s team. They have the personnel needed to handle litigation efficiently and professionally.”

The complete list of Poyner Spruill attorneys listed in Chambers USA in 2016 includes:

Kenneth L. Burgess Healthcare

Brian F. Corbett Banking & Finance

H. Glenn T. Dunn Environment

Andrew H. Erteschik Litigation: General Commercial – Up and Coming

Chad Essick Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use – Up and Coming

Susanna K. Gibbons Labor & Employment

Wilson Hayman Healthcare

Todd Hemphill Healthcare

Bradley J. Herring Banking & Finance

Keith H. Johnson Environment

Steven M. Shaber Healthcare

Timothy P. Sullivan Environment

Lisa P. Sumner Bankruptcy/Restructuring

David Woodard Labor & Employment

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