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Alvaro R. De La Calle L’12 wins top “Legal Elite” recognition in Business North Carolina

Fewer than three percent of the state’s lawyers were named to Business North Carolina magazine’s “Legal Elite” in 2015, including De La Calle, who won the “Young Guns” category, and eight other Elon Law alumni.

Elon Law alumnus Alvaro De La Calle L'12, founder of Calle Law PLLC, recognized as North Carolina Business magazine's 2015 Legal Elite Young Guns winner. 

Business North Carolina contacted 22,000 active members of the North Carolina State Bar, asking for their picks for the best lawyers in 14 business-related specialties.  Elon Law alumnus Alvaro De La Calle L’12 received the most votes in the “Young Guns” category.

Elon Law alumni who were selected among the "2015 Legal Elite" include:

  • Young Guns - Alvaro R. De La Calle L'12, Calle Law PLLC, Greensboro
  • Bankruptcy Law - Damon Duncan L'09, Duncan Law, LLP, Greensboro
  • Criminal Law and Young Guns - Jamie S. Getty L'09, Block, Crouch, Keeter, Behm & Sayed, LLP, Wilmington
  • Family Law - Constance A. Harris L'13, Benson, Brown & Faucher, PLLC, Greensboro
  • Criminal Law and Young Guns - Daniel A. Harris L'13, Clifford Clendenin & O'Hale, LLP, Greensboro
  • Corporate Counsel - Megan Hitchens L'11, Sona Medspa, Charlotte
  • Young Guns - Jeremy R. Leonard L'11, Litera Corporation, McLeansville
  • Employment Law and Young Guns - Gwendolyn W. Lewis L'13, Elon Law, Greensboro
  • Young Guns - Nathan Standley L'11, Allen, Pinnix & Nichols, P.A., Raleigh

Additional members of the Elon Law community selected among the "2015 Legal Elite" include:

  • Bankruptcy Law - Rayford K. "Trip" Adams III, member of Elon Law’s extended faculty and attorney, Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC, Winston Salem
  • Business Law & Litigation - Jonathan A. Berkelhammer, Elon Law Coach for the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition and attorney with Ellis and Winters LLP, Greensboro
  • Business Law - Marc Bishop, member, Elon University Law School Advisory Board and partner, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP, Greensboro
  • Construction Law - Harper Heckman, member of Elon Law’s extended faculty and attorney with Nexsen Pruet, Greensboro
  • Employment Law - Craig Hensel, Elon Law Preceptor (attorney mentor to students) and attorney, Hensel Law PLLC,
  • Intellectual Property Law - Jack Hicks, member of Elon Law’s extended faculty and attorney, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
  • Family Law - Afi Johnson-Parris, Elon Law Preceptor and attorney, Ward Black Law
  • Family Law - Barbara R. Morgenstern, member of Elon Law’s extended faculty and attorney, Barbara R. Morgenstern PLLC, Greensboro
  • Employment Law - Jonathan Wall, member, Elon University Law School Advisory Board and attorney, Higgins Benjamin, PLLC

The "Legal Elite" feature is in the January 2015 edition of the magazine. See the profile of De La Calle online at: http://www.businessnc.com/articles/2015-01/legal-elite-young-guns-2015-category/

 

 

Philip Craft,
Staff
1/13/2015 5:55 PM