All Seven Wall Babcock Partners Named to 2018 Best Lawyers® List

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (SEPTEMBER 5, 2017) – Wall Babcock is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys have been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. All seven of the firm’s partners are included among The Best Lawyers in America.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  Best Lawyers has published its list for more than three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.

“For more than a third of the century,” says CEO Steven Naifeh, “Best Lawyers has been the gold standard of excellence in the legal profession.” President Phil Greer adds, “We are extremely proud of that record and equally proud to acknowledge the accomplishments of these exceptional legal professionals.”

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

The following Wall Babcock partners were included in The Best Lawyers in America list for 2018:

  • John W. Babcock:  Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law
  • J. Dennis Bailey:  Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Joseph T. Carruthers:  Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Michael L. Drye:  Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • James D. Wall:  Health Care Law, Corporate Law
  • Karen M. Wilson:  Corporate Law
  • Jan E. Yarborough:  Health Care Law

About Wall Babcock

Founded in 2006, Wall Babcock is a boutique law firm that has expanded its number of attorneys in recent years to provide a broad range of legal expertise, including corporate law,  mergers and acquisitions; healthcare law; litigation; estate planning; taxation; mediation and commercial real estate.  For more information, visit or call 336.722.6300.

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