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Spilman Attorneys Named to 2017 NC Legal Elite List
January 05, 2017
Winston-Salem, N.C. —Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that four attorneys in the firm’s Triad office recently were named to Business North Carolina magazine’s 2017 Legal Elite list.

The Legal Elite selection process begins each year by sending ballots to every member of the North Carolina State Bar living in the state and asking them to answer one question: Of the Tar Heel lawyers whose work you have observed firsthand, whom would you rate among the current best in these categories? The attorneys who receive the most votes then are named to the Legal Elite list. More information on the selection process can be found at

Rayford K. “Trip” Adams III was named to the Legal Elite list for Bankruptcy Law. He has more than 30 years of experience in this area of law, and it is his primary area of practice at Spilman. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, indicating the highest level of professional excellence.

Jessica Kimble Burr was included on the Legal Elite “Young Guns” list. Her primary areas of practice at Spilman are commercial real estate, loan transactions, and creditors’ rights matters. She earned her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Wittenberg University and her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law.

Bryan G. Scott was named to the Legal Elite list for Construction Law. He is co-chair of Spilman’s construction law group, and his practice focuses on construction law and related litigation, as well as commercial and business litigation. He also is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Robert H. Wall was named to the Legal Elite List for Tax and Estate Planning. He focuses his law practice on advising and representing high-net-worth individuals on estate and tax planning matters as well as advising corporations, entities and individuals on strategic tax planning matters and best practices.

About Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service, regional law firm serving local, regional, national and international businesses. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, West Virginia; Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Roanoke, Virginia.
Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Federal Taxation Wills, Estates & Trusts Rayford K. (Trip) Adams III
336.631.1067 Bryan G. Scott
336.631.1061 Robert H. Wall