Allen Stahl + Kilbourne Ranked 2023 Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers

Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is proud to have been recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a 2023 Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers for Tier 1 in Litigation – Land Use & Zoning and Tier 2 for Land Use & Zoning in Asheville.

Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is a North Carolina firm with 18 attorneys in Asheville and Winston-Salem.

Best Lawyers rankings are based solely on peer review evaluations. The 2023 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be viewed in their entirety by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

Phoebe Bulls joins Allen Stahl + Kilbourne

Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is excited to announce that Phoebe Bulls has joined the ASKLaw team as our newest attorney. She graduated from UNC School of Law in 2022. She is a double Tar Heel, having moved from Texas to attend undergrad at UNC-Chapel Hill, where she majored in English Literature and minored in Creative Writing. Prior to law school, Phoebe lived in Namibia and then Winter Park, CO. We’re glad the Blue Ridge Mountains called her back and thrilled to have her at the Firm.

ASKLaw Welcomes Andrew Wright to the Firm

Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is excited to welcome Andrew Wright to the firm. Andrew earned his law degree from Wake Forest University in 2022.  He earned a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he graduated with honors in 2010.  In between, he spent 2 years in Nicaragua volunteering and working as a public school teacher in a bilingual program.

At the firm, his main focus is on transactional work including Business Law, Real Estate Law, Community Association Law, and Trademark Law.

Andrew recently relocated to the Asheville area with his family.  Outside of work, Andrew enjoys fishing with his two kids, exploring new swimming holes, and playing guitar.

 

Three Allen Stahl + Kilbourne attorneys listed in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America ™

Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is pleased to announce that Derek Allen, Jeff Stahl, and Jesse Swords are included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America ™.

Derek Allen is listed for Land Use & Zoning Law (first recognized in 2009) and Litigation-Land Use & Zoning (first recognized in 2011). Jeff Stahl is listed for Community Association Law (first recognized in 2022). Jesse Swords is listed in Ones to Watch™ for Commercial Litigation (first recognized in 2022), Corporate Law, and Insurance Law.

Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is a 17-attorney law firm that focuses on established personal relationships with clients within a team atmosphere which allows us to use our collective backgrounds and experiences to provide better representation.

Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive confidential peer-review of leading lawyers through survey of other lawyers practicing within the same legal and geographical area. More information about Best Lawyers® methodology is found on their website at https://www.bestlawyers.com/methodology.

ASKLaw welcomes two new attorneys

Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is excited to introduce two new lawyers who have joined the firm. Maria Lamore and Matthew Giangrosso are our two newest additions.

Maria grew up in Greensboro, NC and earned her B.S. in Business Administration from UNC Chapel Hill in 2015, with a minor in journalism. She made her way back to North Carolina after graduating from Boston College Law School in 2019, where she was involved with the Women in Law and Business Law Societies. Maria also mentored girls ages 8-12 in physical fitness and life challenges by coaching a local chapter of Girls on the Run. Prior to joining Allen Stahl + Kilbourne, Maria gained experience clerking for Administrative Magistrate Kenneth Forton and worked at Volunteer Lawyers Project in Boston. She joined ASKLaw in June 2022.

Matt graduated from Mississippi State University in 2018, magna cum laude, earning his B.A. in Political Science. He graduated with his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2021. He has already successfully litigated and resolved multiple cases and we look forward to him continuing his practice at ASKLaw. Matt’s practice primarily focuses on civil litigation, particularly commercial and small business litigation. He also has experience in labor and employment law, representing clients who have been unlawfully discriminated against by their employers. Matt joined ASKLaw in July 2022.

Allen Stahl + Kilbourne is a North Carolina firm with offices in both Asheville and Winston-Salem. We have a group of 16 unique, diverse, and highly qualified attorneys. The vision of the Firm is to continue to create a team atmosphere which allows us to use our collective backgrounds and experiences in a wide range of practice areas to better represent our clients.