16 Offit Kurman Attorneys in Charlotte Listed Among 2020 Best Lawyers in America

For Immediate Release
Charlotte, NC | September 16, 2019

Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that 16 of the firm’s attorneys in Charlotte have been included on lists of The Best Lawyers in America for 2020. The attorneys are among the many legal practitioners who joined Offit Kurman earlier this month through the firm’s affiliation with Horack Talley.

Based on over 7 million peer reviews provided by attorneys, The Best Lawyers in America rankings are a leading, unbiased source of legal referrals in the United States.

The lawyers in Charlotte join their 23 Offit Kurman colleagues recently recognized among the 2020 Best Lawyers in America lists for Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Together, the Offit Kurman lawyers on the lists are a diverse group of individuals whose practices span various legal service areas, including family law, family law mediation, bankruptcy, insurance, real estate, education law, business organizations, and construction law, as well as commercial, construction, and insurance litigation. 

Links to these attorneys’ biographies, along with their Best Lawyers practice areas, can be found below:

John H. Capitano, Litigation – Real Estate
Clayton “Smithy” Curry, Jr., Real Estate Law
Zipporah B. Edwards, Litigation – Real Estate
William B. Hamel, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships),
Elizabeth T. Hodges, Family Law
Amy Purwin Hunt, Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Real Estate
Elizabeth J. James, Family Law
Mitchell Kelling, Family Law
Robert B. McNeill, Insurance Law
Henry N. Pharr, Real Estate Law and Litigation – Real Estate
David Powell, Real Estate Law
Tate K. Sterrett, Family Law and Family Law Mediation
James M. Talley, Jr., Real Estate Law
Robert Turner III, Real Estate Law


To see all of Offit Kurman attorneys recognized by Best Lawyer click here


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