James Scott Farrin Listed as One of the 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

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Inc. magazine listed Durham-based personal injury law firm, the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, to their 2014 list of the 5000 fastest growing privately-owned companies in the U.S. Others on the list included names such as, Which Wich, Fantastic Sams, and Swiss Watch International.

“It is an honor and we are very excited,” said James S. Farrin, the firm founder and president.

Every year Inc. magazine compiles an exclusive ranking list of the 5000 fastest growing privately owned companies in the United States. Brands such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other household names gained early exposure as members of this list.

This year, the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, a Durham-based personal injury law firm with over 13 NC locations, more than 30 attorneys, and over 100 professional staff members, joined these ranks.

And they were the only North Carolina law firm to do so.

“It is an honor and we are very excited,” said James S. Farrin, the firm founder and president. “But I cannot say I’m surprised. Our staff works so hard, every day for our clients, and this is just the result of that passion. We hope to continue this pattern in an effort to try and make sure all wrongly injured people in North Carolina are treated fairly.”

Applicants who made the list were ranked by comparing the percentage of revenue growth from 2010 to 2013. According to Inc.com, the average company on this year’s list achieved a “mind-boggling three-year growth of 516%.”

Last year the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin recovered over $57 million in total for over 2,200 clients. Plus they led a team of law firms to resolve a historic civil rights case, which resulted in a $1.25 billion settlement for more than 18,000 black farmers, who’d been discriminated against by the U.S. government*.

And this is not the first accolade the James Scott Farrin firm has received this year. For these and other successes, James S. Farrin was named a 2014 Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers**.

This year’s list also included names such as, Which Wich, Fantastic Sams, Swiss Watch International, Bodybuilding.com, SweetFrog, Tough Mudder, Orange Leaf, and Zoe’s Kitchen, among others. Other NC giants included, FastMed Urgent Care Centers, Lonerider Brewing Company and O2 Fitness.

"What surprises me, even though I know it’s coming, is the sheer variety of the paths our entrepreneurs take to success, thematically reflecting how our economy has evolved,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief, Eric Schurenberg,“…but what doesn’t change is the fearsome creativity unleashed by American entrepreneurship.”

*Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its own merits. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Re Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation, the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin led a team of firms to recover $1.25 billion for African-American farmers from the U. S. government for discrimination.

**For information regarding the standards for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, visit http://www.thenationaltriallawyers.org.

The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is headquartered in the American Tobacco Historic District, adjacent to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, in Durham, North Carolina, with 12 additional offices statewide in Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Greenville, Goldsboro, Henderson, New Bern, Raleigh, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Sanford and Wilson. The firm’s 34 attorneys focus on the following practice areas: Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, Eminent Domain, Intellectual Property, Civil Rights, Mass Torts and Products Liability. Three of the attorneys are North Carolina Board Certified Specialists in Workers’ Compensation Law and one is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law. The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is involved in the community, including sponsorship of local philanthropic organizations and an active employee matching donation program.

Contact Information:
David Chamberlin
280 S. Mangum Street, Suite 400
Durham, NC 27701

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