Attorneys from Higgins Benjamin Named to 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyer List

Higgins Benjamin is pleased to announce that three (3) of its attorneys have been selected to the 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers® List.  Each year, Super Lawyers®  recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice areas.  Only five percent of all attorneys in a state are recognized as Super Lawyers®.

Those selected to the 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers® list include:

  • Gilbert (Bert) Andia, Jr.  — Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Kenneth J. Gumbiner — Business Litigation
  • Jonathan Wall — Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

The selections for this list are made by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters owned rating service for 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. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to superlawyers.com.

Margaret Chase Becomes Partner With The Firm

Higgins Benjamin, PLLC, is pleased to announce that Margaret McNairy Chase has become a partner in the firm.  Chase, who joined the firm in 2014, is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Furman University.  Her practice focuses on Real Estate Law with an emphasis on Homeowner and Condominium Associations.  Today, Chase provides counsel and legal advice to over 240 community associations throughout North Carolina.  A Greensboro native, Margaret graduated from Page High School and remains active in the local community, having held positions in various local civic groups, including First Presbyterian Church, the Greensboro Rotary Club, Greensboro Bar Association, the Junior League and Morehead Elementary PTA.  Margaret has mentored Elon Law School students, worked in the Governor’s Office, and is a graduate of Leadership Greensboro.

Peter Isakoff Publishes Article in Elon Law Review

Peter D. Isakoff authored an article entitled “H.B.2 — A Lesson from History” that was published in the Elon Law Review, Volume 9, Issue No. 1.  The article compares the Federal government’s threat to cut federal education funding to North Carolina in light of H.B.2 with the refusal of Prince Edward County, Virginia to integrate its schools in the 1950s and 1960s.  The article addresses the historical implications on the public of a fight between state and federal government over civil rights issues.  The article can be found at 9 Elon L. Rev. 53 (2017).

Fred Berry Joins The Firm

Higgins Benjamin, PLLC, is pleased to announce that Frederick L. (Fred) Berry has joined the firm as a partner.  He is a veteran litigator who has secured multi-million- dollar recoveries for his injured clients, and he has been co-lead counsel in significant consumer fraud class actions.  Prior to joining the firm, he practiced with Vance Barron, who recently retired. A graduate of Wake Forest University undergraduate and law schools, Fred has taken leadership roles in various organizations including Piedmont Land Conservancy, Summit Rotary, the Greensboro Bar Association, and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.  For fun, he is a cowboy, mounted foxhunter, and fly fisherman.

Four Higgins Benjamin Attorneys Named to 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyer List

Higgins Benjamin is pleased to announce that four (4) of its attorneys have been selected to the 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers® List.  Every year, Super Lawyers®  recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice areas.  Only five percent of all attorneys in a state are recognized as Super Lawyers®.

The four selected to the 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers® list include:

  • Gilbert (Bert) Andia, Jr.  — Civil Litigation
  • Kenneth J. Gumbiner — Business Litigation
  • Jennifer Adams Ledford — Bankruptcy
  • Jonathan Wall — Employment Litigation

The selections for this list are made by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters owned rating service for 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. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to superlawyers.com.

We’ve Moved

Our office has moved!

Our new street address is:  301 N. Elm Street, Suite 800, Greensboro, NC 27401

Phone number remains the same (336-273-1600), and website remains the same (www.greensborolaw.com)

We are on the 8th floor of the former US Trust Building.  We are across N. Elm Street from the site of the Tanger Performing Arts Center.

Stop by and see our new digs!