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Smith Debnam Named 2018 “Best Law Firm” by Best Lawyers®

November 1, 2017

Raleigh, N.C. (November 1, 2017) – Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, LLP has received 2018 “Best Law Firm” ratings from its peers through Best Lawyers® in five different areas of law. Smith Debnam was recognized among the nation’s best for the firm’s reputation of “professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.” This marks the sixth year out of the last eight that Smith Debnam has achieved this status. The firm received recognition in all three Metropolitan Tiers.

Smith Debnam received first-tier recognition for its Family Law practice. The Smith Debnam Family Law team is comprised of six attorneys who are all Board Certified Family Law Specialists by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

The firm received second-tier ranking in Banking and Finance Law, as well as third-tier ranking in the following categories:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are determined through a national survey distributed to both clients and leading lawyers, who are asked to indicate law firms they considered best in their practice area.  Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

A complete listing of all the U.S. News-Best Lawyers® rankings is available online at

About Smith Debnam

Founded in 1972, Smith Debnam is a leading, multi-practice law firm for institutions and private individuals who value a responsible and caring approach from an accomplished team of experienced 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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