Tharrington Smith, LLP Selected as a 2023 Best Law Firm in 12 Practice Areas
Tharrington Smith, LLP Selected as a 2023 Best Law Firm in 12 Practice Areas

Raleigh, N.C., November 3, 2022 — Tharrington Smith, LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as a “2023 Best Law Firm” by the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in twelve practice areas, including Family Law, Education Law, and Criminal Defense: General Practice. The “Best Law Firms” list is curated to feature only the most outstanding firms in the legal profession, and Tharrington Smith is honored to have been selected for each of the twelve years it has been published.

“It is always an honor to appear on the list of ‘Best Law Firms,’” said managing partner Fred Morelock. “I am so pleased that our attorneys and staff members at Tharrington Smith have once again been recognized as leaders in the field of law, and I am thrilled to see their hard work and dedication acknowledged.” 

The U.S. News–Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list ranks firms in 75 national practice areas and 127 regional practice areas. Best Lawyers® is widely recognized as the premiere guide to the legal profession and is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the field.

Below is a complete list of Tharrington Smith practice areas recognized on the “Best Law Firm” list.

2022 Tier 1

  • Appellate Practice – Raleigh
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation – Raleigh
  • Commercial Litigation – Raleigh
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice – Raleigh
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar – Raleigh
  • DUI/DWI Defense – Raleigh
  • Education Law – Raleigh
  • Family Law – Raleigh

2022 Tier 2

  • Family Law Mediation – Raleigh
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property – Raleigh
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment – Raleigh

2022 Tier 3

  • Litigation – First Amendment – Raleigh

Tharrington Smith, LLP is honored to serve as the standard for excellence in all areas of law. The firm would like to thank Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report for this recognition and congratulate the employees of Tharrington Smith on this remarkable achievement.

About Tharrington Smith LLP:

The attorneys at Tharrington Smith, LLP pride themselves on providing the highest quality professional legal services available. The motto “we don’t deal with cases, we deal with people” is the foundation of their practice, and they have been building successful relationships in the State since 1964. Therefore, they have grown into a practice that reaches across North Carolina and have earned a reputation that spreads across the nation. Focusing on the core proficiencies of family law, education law, criminal defense, criminal tax defense, and civil litigation, Tharrington Smith, LLP has helped countless individuals, companies, and governmental boards find lasting resolutions to their legal issues in North Carolina for nearly 60 years.