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Celebrating the opening of our new offices!

15 Tharrington Smith Lawyers included in 2017 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that 10 of our lawyers have been named to 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers™, and 5 have been named to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars.

Tharrington Smith Selected to U.S. News/Best Lawyers in America Best Law Firms 2017

Tharrington Smith LLP ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America’s “Best Law Firms” recognizes Tharrington Smith in 8 practice areas.


15 Tharrington Smith Attorneys Included in Best Lawyers in America© 2017

We are pleased to announce that 15 of its lawyers have been included in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America©.


Kris Gardner praised for service on Morrisville Town Council

Council members said he was a near-perfect leader. They said he’s intelligent but of few words. Whenever he spoke, everyone made sure to listen.

Tharrington Smith Awarded U.S. News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms 2016

Tharrington Smith LLP ranked in 2016 “Best Law Firms”

The firm has been ranked in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® …


Tharrington Smith’s Kris Gardner Outlines Changes to NC’s Beer Franchise Law

Tharrington Smith attorney Kris Gardner offers an update on recent legislation in the North Carolina General Assembly which impacts the Beer Franchise Law


North Carolina General Assembly Adopts Legislation to Further Regulate Wine Distribution

Legislation regulating the way wine is distributed in North Carolina became effective on May 12, 2011 (S.L. 2011-73).  This legislation was supported by all North Carolina industry members, including distributors, retailers and wineries.


Douglas E. Kingsbery Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

Douglas E. Kingsbery of Tharrington Smith, L.L.P in Raleigh, NC, was inducted as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) in October 2010.


North Carolina General Assembly Closes Unregulated Wine Import Loophole

On September 15, 2010, legislation passed by the North Carolina General Assembly (S.L. 2010-122) became effective to close an unregulated loophole in the North Carolina Wine Franchise Law.

Supreme Court Addresses Provisional Voting

North Carolina Supreme Court has ruled that provisional ballots cast out of precinct should not be counted in the 2004 election.

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The Most Important Things To Know About Redistricting

One-person/one-vote applies to local governments that use election districts, i.e., that restrict voting for one or more seats to citizens who live in a particular district.  Avery v. Midland County, 390 US 474 (1968).