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Smith Debnam Attorney Selected to Business North Carolina’s 2016 Legal Elite

February 8, 2016

Raleigh, N.C. (February 8, 2016)Raleigh-based law firm Smith Debnam today announced that Smith Debnam Partner and Employment Law attorney Connie E. Carrigan has been selected to Business North Carolina’s 2016 Legal Elite.

Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored exceptional lawyers with Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories. Winners are chosen not by the publication’s editors but by the state’s lawyers. This listing has become the model for other awards and lists, but it remains unique as the only award that gives every active lawyer in the state the opportunity to participate. Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite includes the top lawyers chosen using this statewide ballot.

Connie has been practicing in the field of small business representation since 1990 and holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. She regularly lectures on topics ranging from employment law, commercial bankruptcy, equipment leasing, and construction law. She’s an avid writer on these topics as well, benefiting both attorneys and businesses seeking advice and counsel on these matters.

Connie is a member of the Bankruptcy Law and Labor – Employment Law sections of the North Carolina Bar Association. She is a member of the Wake County Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, National Association of Credit Management, Society for Human Resource Management, Raleigh-Wake Human Resource Management Association, and Chair of the Primerus Labor and Employment Law Group.

About Smith Debnam

Founded in 1972, Smith Debnam is a leading, multi-practice law firm of choice for institutions and private individuals who value a responsible and caring approach from an experienced team of legal professionals. Representing clients in Banking, Financial Services, Equipment Leasing, Construction, Mortgage Servicing, Manufacturing, and Professional Services industries, the firm has extensive experience in state and federal courts across a diverse list of practice areas, including Corporate and Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Bankruptcy and Reorganization, Foreclosures, Creditor Representation, Collections, Commercial & Residential Real Estate, Construction Law, Employment Law, Equipment Leasing & Finance, Family Law, Elder Law & Advocacy Services, Estate Planning & Administration, and Probate Litigation.

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