November 11, 2020. Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP received several top rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2021 “Best Law Firms” report.

The firm received Tier 1 regional rankings, the highest category awarded, in the following categories:


  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers


  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers


  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Additionally, the Charlotte office received a Tier 2 regional ranking in Insurance Law.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2021 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty.

About Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP
We have partnered with businesses of all sizes throughout the Carolinas for over 60 years and have become one of the region’s premier law firms for conflict and litigation prevention, management, and resolution. With over 100 attorneys in Charlotte, Raleigh, Wilmington, and Asheville, North Carolina, and Columbia, South Carolina, we are well equipped to effectively and efficiently respond to our client’s needs. From small and medium-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies, our clients include businesses in the retail, transportation, finance, healthcare, insurance, and professional service industries. We are, first and foremost, a litigation firm, investigating and evaluating claims with an eye toward quick, advantageous resolutions for our clients. While the vast majority of cases settle pre-trial, our attorneys have substantial trial experience and a reputation of being at home in the courtroom.

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