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Ward and Smith, PA

About Ward and Smith, PA

Ward and Smith, P.A. is the successor to a practice founded in 1895. Our core values of client satisfaction, reliability, responsiveness, and teamwork are the standards that define who we are as a law firm. Ward and Smith ensures that your legal matters are handled with attentive intelligence by attorneys and staff who work together to build meaningful relationships with our clients. We do this by being knowledgeable in more than 30 practice areas, providing efficient results, and effectively using technology. We are your established legal network with offices located in Asheville, Greenville, New Bern, Raleigh, and Wilmington. Ward and Smith is committed to building and maintaining relationships with every client because we understand that every client has unique needs. We work to become fully acquainted with the management style and operations of our clients. This enables us to provide timely and effective legal services. Our attorneys are dedicated to providing frequent and full communication to our clients with respect to pending and anticipated legal issues that may affect them. We advocate a proactive and preventive approach to our clients' legal issues so that through proper planning and maintenance our clients can avoid legal difficulties and costs. We believe that this approach provides our clients with responsive, high-quality, and cost-effective legal services. In order to focus on and respond to specific client needs, we have developed specialized practice groups. Attorneys in each group, in addition to their general legal training, focus their individual practices in one or more specific fields. Areas of legal representation requested most frequently by our clients include the following: Agribusiness Alcoholic Beverage Law Appellate Auto Accidents Bankruptcy Litigation Business Business Succession Planning Closely Held Companies Commercial Associations Community Associations Construction Copyright Creditors' Rights Dealer/Distributor + Franchising Derivatives Litigation E-Discovery Economic Development Education + Non-Profits Education Law Elder Law Election Law Eminent Domain Employee Benefits Employment Litigation Environmental Estate Administration Estate Planning Family Law Financial Institutions Financial Transactions + Regulation Fintech Government Relations Health Care Hemp Law In-House Counsel Intellectual Property Intellectual Property Litigation International Labor + Employment Life Sciences Litigation Local Counsel Maximize Loan Forgiveness Under the PPP Medical Malpractice Mergers and Acquisitions Natural Disaster + Recovery NC Business Court Nonprofit Organizations Nursing Home Liability Online Commercial Lease Review Service Online Estate Planning Documents Online Liability Waiver Review Other Accidents, Injuries + Wrongful Deaths Outdoor Sports and Recreation Patent Personal Injury + Wrongful Death Physician's Practices Premises Liability Privacy and Data Security Product Liability Professional Licensing Public Housing Authorities Real Estate Real Estate Development Resources for COVID-19 Response SBA Loan Liquidation Securities Tax Technology Trade Secrets Trademark Truck + 18-Wheeler Accidents Trusts + Estates Trusts + Estates Litigation Water-Related + Other Transportation Accidents Workouts + Restructuring Workplace Safety + Health Zoning + Land Use Planning At Ward and Smith, we work seamlessly as a single team by drawing on attorneys from different practice groups who are best qualified to address clients' problems. The Firm has a strategic objective that at least two attorneys will have extensive, in-depth experience in each area of the law. This assures our clients that their distinct needs always are handled by someone with experience in their matters. Our Firm is dedicated to leveraging technology and achieving a collaborative environment which fosters growth, innovation, and productivity. Ward and Smith's award-winning business intake process exemplifies its dedication to business process efficiency. We invest in industry best practices and software solutions which enable us to practice optimally. Our Firm adheres to best practices and mitigates risks through the use of leading edge technologies including risk management, records, and case management solutions. Furthermore, Ward and Smith proactively engages in the advancement of technology initiatives through its Technology Advisory Committee comprised of attorneys and key administrative personnel. Investments in cloud technology solutions, videoconferencing, and a robust infrastructure enable legal solutions to be obtained from any of our five offices, offering clients the advantage of an enterprise of legal technology professionals. Our courtroom presentation technology has helped to achieve favorable results for clients and has won praise from our opponents. Mobile solutions supporting all smartphones and tablets ensure our attorneys can maintain constant contact with clients and access work product while out of the office. Ward and Smith is a full-service law firm. Our dedication to the practice of law and commitment to each and every client is our collective mission and we believe it is what sets us apart from other law firms. We welcome the opportunity to be your first choice for legal services.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 5

Total Attorneys: 91

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Bankruptcy 4
Corporate 4
ERISA/Executive Compensation 1
Government and Government Relations 1
IP 1
Labor & Employment 6
Litigation 18
Real Estate 8
Trusts and Estates 8

Practice Area Rankings by Region

North Carolina

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