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We have been honored by the recognition that our firm and attorneys have received from the business, and legal communities. These formal honors and recognitions have included the following: 

  • Ellis & Winters once again received the highest ranking for litigation practices in North Carolina, as noted in Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 edition. In addition, eight firm partners were individually recognized as “Litigation Stars.” 
  • The firm was given a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking, the highest ranking, in 16 legal categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 issue of the “Best Law Firms®” list. Three of the firm’s partners were also selected “Lawyer of the Year” for their practice area and designated metropolitan areas.
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine recognized twenty-two Ellis & Winters lawyers in its 2020 edition.
  • Eight Ellis & Winters lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in the latest edition of Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite.”
  • The firm earned high honors from Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in its latest edition. Additionally, nine firm partners were recognized as leading lawyers in their fields.
  • Ellis & Winters was named the 2014 and 2015 North Carolina “Firm of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation, and was a finalist for 2020.