Tharrington Smith, LLP Named 2022 Best Law Firm in 11 Practice Areas

Raleigh, N.C., November 4, 2020 — Tharrington Smith, LLP is excited to be included on 2022’s “Best Law Firm” list released today by the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm was named in 11 practice areas on the Metropolitan Raleigh list, more than any other firm in the area. 

As one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the nation, Best Lawyers® has been highlighting lawyers since 1983 and law firms since 2010. Highly regarded as a guide to legal excellence, Tharrington Smith, LLP has been featured on the list in multiple practice areas since the list’s inception.

“To be named to the Best Law Firm list once again is a tremendous honor. I am so fortunate to work with such an outstanding team of staff and lawyers. As a partner at Tharrington Smith, nothing makes me prouder than seeing our team recognized for all the incredible work they do,” said managing partner Fred Morelock.

Together, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have ranked more than 15,000 firms across the U.S. The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a combination of client feedback and information received on a law firm survey, law firm leaders survey, and Best Lawyers® peer review. The 2022 edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas in 185 geographic locations.  

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

2022 Tier 1

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

2022 Tier 2

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

2022 Metropolitan Tier 3

  • Litigation – First Amendment

For over 50 years, Tharrington Smith, LLP has long been the standard in all areas of law, and they are thrilled to announce these prestigious nominations.

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 50 years.