Attorney Frank Liggett Selected to the 2013 Best Lawyers in America for Insurance Law

Ragsdale Liggett Co-founder and Partner, Frank R. Liggett has been selected by peer review as one of the Best Lawyers in America in insurance law.

Raleigh, NC, October 10, 2012 --( Co-founder and Partner at Ragsdale Liggett PLLC, Frank Liggett, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of Insurance Law (copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, S.C.). Selection to Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey and inclusion is considered a singular honor.

Mr. Liggett’s practice is focused on insurance regulatory law, corporate and business law as well. He is only one of two lawyers in the state of North Carolina who has earned membership into the Federation of Regulatory Counsel (FORC), a multi-national association of regulatory lawyers who meet stringent admission requirements of both experience and expertise. Frank has authored articles and notes on insurance topics for the FORC Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation, as well as the ABA Tort and Insurance Practice Committee News of the Public Regulation of Insurance Law Committee. He has presented insurance and business topics to a variety of corporations, business and academic institutes.

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About Best Lawyers:
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has come to be universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey among more than 36,000 leading attorneys casting more than 4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in the list is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

About Frank R Liggett, III:
Frank is a seasoned corporate lawyer who focuses his practice on corporate and insurance regulatory law. During his prominent career, he has represented both insurance and non-insurance entities with respect to merger and acquisition transactions, general corporate governance and regulatory issues. He has assisted associations, third-party administrators and insurers on a variety of litigation, regulatory and compliance issues as well as holding company, acquisition, tender offer and merger transactions. He has also assisted directors and owners of privately held entities in preparation for going public and in corporate governance issues.

As a member of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel since 1966, Mr. Liggett has held officer positions in the distinguished association including Director at Large, Vice President and Chairman of the Federation.

Mr. Liggett is a graduate from the University of North Carolina School of Law. He holds the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell® highest AV Peer Review Rating and has been named a North Carolina Super Lawyer® by Thomson Reuters for both Corporate Counsel and Business editions.

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/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 a well respected lobbying government relations 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 diverse 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:
Frank R. Liggett,; 919/881-2200
Ragsdale Liggett PLLC
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