01.23.2012 Williams Mullen Attorneys Named 2012 North Carolina “Super Lawyers” Williams Mullen announced today that fourteen attorneys have been named Super Lawyers and six have been named Rising Stars for 2012 by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent receive the Rising Stars honor.

Williams Mullen attorneys named 2012 North Carolina Super Lawyers include:

Daniel L. Brawley
John D. Burns
Amos C. Dawson III
(Top 100 ranking)
Arlene J. Diosegy
David R. Dorton
(Top 100 ranking)
Mark H. Hamlet
Holmes P. Harden
(Top 100 ranking)
M. Keith Kapp
Gilbert C. Laite III
Michael C. Lord
Charles B. Neely, Jr.
Elizabeth D. Scott
Mark S. Thomas
Camden R. Webb

The following Williams Mullen attorneys were named Rising Stars:

Robert C. Lawson
Aaron G. Spencer
Sean M. Sullivan
Robert C. Van Arnam
Brian C. Vick
Julia Wicker Lee

The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-­‐phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

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