Ed Gaskins has been named to the North Carolina Super Lawyers list for 2016. This year marks the eighth consecutive year in which Mr. Gaskins has been selected for the Super Lawyers list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers to receive this honor. James Hash has been selected to the 2016 North Carolina Rising Stars list. 2016 marks the third consecutive year that Mr. Hash has been included in the Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in North Carolina are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. The Rising Stars list is comprised of attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice area selections based on a multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.