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Spilman Attorneys Named to 2022 NC Legal Elite List
January 05, 2022
Winston-Salem, N.C. — Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that two lawyers in the firm’s Triad office recently were named to Business North Carolina magazine’s 2022 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, who 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 forty years of experience in all aspects of bankruptcy matters. His primary areas of practice at Spilman are bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and commercial disputes and workouts.

Lee D. Denton was named to the Legal Elite "Young Guns" list. His primary area of practice is litigation, with an emphasis on complex business cases, consumer finance and banking litigation, estates litigation, construction defect cases, and personal injury litigation.

About Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service, super-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.

Rayford K. (Trip) Adams III
336.631.1067 Lee D. Denton