“Each of these attorneys has worked hard to earn this recognition. They are committed to protecting our clients’ rights, and I am proud of the work they do," said firm founder and President James S. Farrin
DURHAM, N.C. (PRWEB) January 14, 2021
James Scott Farrin attorneys Hoyt Tessener, Gary Jackson, and Matthew Healey were named to “Super Lawyers” 2021 North Carolina ‘Super Lawyers' list.* This year marks the sixteenth consecutive year that both Tessener and Jackson have been named to the list. The publication also recognized James Scott Farrin attorney Chris Bagley as a 2021 North Carolina ‘Rising Star.’*
“Super Lawyers” is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have achieved widespread peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process entails a survey of peer nominations and evaluations, along with independent research. The ‘Super Lawyers’ list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state, and the ‘Rising Stars’ list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state.
Shareholder Hoyt Tessener leads James Scott Farrin’s Litigation department and has received the North Carolina ‘Super Lawyers' distinction since 2006.* “Business North Carolina” recognized Tessener among the state's 'Legal Elite' in 2015, and he holds an AV preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.* Furthermore, he was named to the 2021 'Best Lawyers in America' list by “Best Lawyers” and has made their list every year since 2008.*
Jackson, a leader and Shareholder in the firm's litigation practice, received the 2021 North Carolina ‘Super Lawyers' recognition for his work and achievements with Class Actions and Mass Torts, and he has received it every year since 2006.* From 2013 to 2015, “Super Lawyers” ranked Jackson among the 'Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina,' and ranked him among the 'Top 25 Lawyers in Charlotte' in 2013 and 2015.* “Business North Carolina” named Jackson among the state's 'Legal Elite' in 2003, 2004, 2008, and 2013.* In addition, Jackson was named to the 2021 'Best Lawyers in America' list by “Best Lawyers” for the second year in a row and holds an AV preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.*
Healey, a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation law, received the North Carolina ‘Super Lawyers’ ranking this year and was recognized as a ‘Rising Star’ from 2010–2013 and a ‘Super Lawyer’ from 2014–2016.* Every year since 2013, Healey has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the “Best Lawyers” annual ‘Best Lawyers in America’ list for Workers’ Compensation law.* “Best Lawyers” also named him Workers’ Compensation ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for Raleigh in 2015 and 2017.*
Bagley, who joined the firm in 2017, focuses on consumer protection, mass torts, and class action cases. In addition to law, his professional background includes a twelve-year career in business journalism and public relations. “Best Lawyers in America” recognized him as a ‘One to Watch’ for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs in 2020 and 2021.* “Super Lawyers” has recognized him as a ‘Rising Star’ in 2021.* ‘Rising Stars’ must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.
Firm founder and President James S. Farrin said, “Each of these attorneys has worked hard to earn this recognition. Hoyt, Gary, and Matthew have made this list in previous years, and Chris is joining their ranks as a ‘Rising Star’ this year. These attorneys are committed to protecting our clients’ rights, and I am proud of the work they do.”
*For more information regarding the standards for inclusion, visit: 'Super Lawyers,' ‘Rising Stars,’ 'Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina,' and 'Top 25 Lawyers in Charlotte' at http://www.superlawyers.com; 'Best Lawyers,' ‘Ones to Watch,’ and 'Lawyer of the Year' at http://www.bestlawyers.com; 'Legal Elite' at http://www.businessnc.com; and Martindale Hubbell peer review ratings at https://www.martindale.com/.
ABOUT THE LAW OFFICES OF JAMES SCOTT FARRIN
The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is one of the largest personal injury firms in North Carolina and has served more than 46,000 injured people since 1997. Many of the firm’s more than 50 accomplished attorneys have won awards and are recognized professionals in their fields. The firm focuses on personal injury, car accidents, workers’ compensation, nursing home abuse, whistleblowing, defective products, eminent domain, mass torts, class actions, and Social Security Disability. Their headquarters is in Durham, North Carolina. Visit farrin.com for more information.
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