RALEIGH, NC—Poyner Spruill LLP is pleased to announce three firm partners – Kenneth L. Burgess, Susanna Knutson Gibbons and William S. Cherry, Jr. – have been named Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America 2021. In addition, 31 attorneys have been selected by industry peers for inclusion in the same publication.
Lawyer of the Year honorees are individuals with the highest overall peer feedback. This recognition is only given to one lawyer in each specialty and location.
In addition, eight firm associates were named “Ones to Watch.” New in the 2021 guide, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years and is entirely based entirely on peer review.