Professional Recognitions

Firm Recognitions and Memberships:

  • Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association member
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014 "Best Law Firms" U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
  • Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • British-American Business Council
  • Charlotte Chamber
  • Charlotte Regional Partnership
  • Charlotte World Trade Association
  • German American Chambers of Commerce
  • Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce
  • Lincoln Economic Development Association
  • The Employer's Association
  • World Affairs Council of Charlotte

Steven H. Garfinkel, Esq.

  • Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2015
  • Top 100: North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2013-2014
  • Top 25: Charlotte Super Lawyers, 2013-2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingsTM AV Preeminent®
  • North Carolina Board Certified Immigration Law Specialist

Meredith W. Barnette, Esq.

  • Campbell University Law School Book Award

Hannah F. Little, Esq.

  • Pro Bono Hero, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2012
  • North Carolina Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingsTM AV Preeminent®
  • North Carolina Board Certified Immigration Law Specialist

William R. Hummel, Esq.

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law Book Award: International Children's Law, Business Migration, and Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic

Colleen E. Forcina, Esq.

  • Elon University School of Law Wills Drafting Clinic Award to Commitment