Top-Tier “Best Law Firm” Rankings again for 2019

Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. was awarded Top-Tier “Best Law Firm” Rankings again for 2019 in the annual U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings. For the 2019 "Best Law Firms" rankings, our firm was recognized nationally in Trademark Law, and our firm was recognized in five practice areas: Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Patent Law, Copyright Law, and Trademark Law in the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan region.


Additon, Higgins & Pendleton Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Legal Elite

Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored Tar Heel lawyers by publishing Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories as voted on by their peers.  The Legal Elite listing is published in the January issue of Business North Carolina magazine.

Congratulations to John P. Higgins and John C. Nipp on being named to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite for 2017.

John P. Higgins has been recognized as Legal Elite for 2005, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

John C. Nipp has been recognized as Legal Elite for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.


John Nipp voted into Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame for Intellectual Property

In its January 2017 issue, Business North Carolina featured John Nipp for achieving the status of Legal Elite Hall of Fame in the category of Intellectual Property.  This honor is given to the attorney receiving the most votes in a statewide survey of members of the North Carolina State Bar asking them to select the most distinguished attorney in the state in each field of law.  This is Mr. Nipp’s sixth consecutive selection as a Legal Elite in the category of Intellectual Property Law (2012-2017).  Mr. Nipp was also selected as a Legal Elite in the category of Litigation for 2017, his second consecutive year receiving that honor.


Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers® in 2017

Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. is pleased to announce that two firm attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers® 2017 list of top attorneys in Intellectual Property Litigation in North Carolina.  One firm attorney was named to the Super Lawyers® 2017 North Carolina Top 100 list and the Super Lawyers® 2017 Charlotte Top 25 list. The results were published in Super Lawyers® Magazine, which was distributed in January.

John P. Higgins and John C. Nipp were named to the North Carolina 2017 Super Lawyers® list in Intellectual Property Litigation.

John P. Higgins was named to the North Carolina 2017 Super Lawyers® Top 100 list.

John P. Higgins was also named to the Charlotte 2017 Super Lawyers® Top 25 list.