Ragsdale Liggett Attorney Ashley Campbell Named to 2012 Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Star List

For the third time, attorney and partner at Ragsdale Liggett PLLC, Ashley Campbell has been named a 2012 rising star by Super Lawyers magazine. She was selected for her business litigation practice.

Raleigh, NC, March 14, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Ragsdale Liggett PLLC has announced that partner Ashley Huffsteller Campbell has again been named by Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star in the North Carolina legal community. Less than 2.5% of eligible lawyers in the state are named Rising Stars each year. She has been selected for her practice in business litigation for three years.

“We are pleased that Ashley has been named to this honor,” says David Liggett, managing partner. “She works tirelessly on behalf of our clients and in the community as well and deserves this recognition.”

Selections for this esteemed list are made by an attorney-led research team at Super Lawyers, a service of the Thomson Reuters Legal division. Each year the team undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates, a peer review of candidates and a check of good standings in their bar associations.

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About Ashley Huffstetler Campbell: Campbell:
At Ragsdale Liggett, Ashley handles business litigation, accounting malpractice litigation, real estate litigation, appellate advocacy and insurance defense in both North Carolina state and federal courts. She is experienced in handling large, complex cases, often in the North Carolina Business Court. Her practice also involves advising clients regarding e-discovery issues. She represents client interests before the North Carolina General Assembly and various government agencies. She maintains membership in the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Professional Lobbyist Association.

Ashley is a leader in her community. She was awarded the 2011 UNC School of Law Most Outstanding Recent Graduate Award and was recognized by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly as a Leader in the Law. She has received the Pro Bono Impact Award by Business Leader Media for her volunteer work with Legal Aid of North Carolina. Ashley is currently on the Board of Directors of StepUp Ministries, a leading North Carolina non-profit organization that offers incentive-driven job and life skills programs to the homeless or near homeless in Wake County. Until May 2011, Ashley was a member of the Board of Directors of the Junior League of Raleigh, where she focused her efforts on recruiting and mentoring women to be community volunteers.

Ms. Campbell is a recipient of the Triangle Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” award which honors the best and brightest of the Triangle’s rising leaders and she was named a Mover and Shaker, a “Leader in the Law” and “Woman Extraordinaire” by Business Leader Magazine. In 2009, 2010 and 2012, Ashley was named a Rising Star in the legal profession by Thomas Reuters Super Lawyers Magazine.

About Ragsdale Liggett PLLC:
The law firm of Ragsdale Liggett PLLC is comprised of lawyers with extensive legal expertise across a broad range of practice areas. Since its formation in 1972, the firm has maintained an extraordinary reputation in civil litigation and appellate practice, enjoying significant courtroom successes ranging from local state courts to the United States Supreme Court. In addition to practicing in such areas of insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes, shareholder derivative actions, ERISA disputes, professional negligence defense, accountants’ liability actions, catastrophic personal injury defense and complex construction disputes, Ragsdale Liggett also maintains well respected lobbying and mediation groups. The firm is equipped to handle all of a business' legal needs, including formation, day-to-day business counseling, acquisition, disposition, merger and dissolution of companies, regardless of size. The real estate group handles a wide variety of transactions, from residential purchases and sales to all aspects of commercial real estate development, including entity formation, final project completion, complex public and private bond financing transactions and the privatization of university student housing.

For further information, contact:
Ashley Campbell, 919/881-2212; acampbell@rl-law.com
David K. Liggett, 919/881-2209; dliggett@rl-law.com
Ragsdale Liggett PLLC
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