Constangy Attorneys Michelle Rippon and Missy Spainhour Recognized in the 2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

National labor and employment law firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP congratulates Michelle Rippon and Missy Spainhour for being named to the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. Rippon and Spainhour were both recognized in the Litigation – Labor & Employment category.

Since it was first published in 1981, The Best Lawyers in America® has become regarded as one of the definitive guides to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers in America® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel Magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

About Shannon (Missy) Spainhour

Missy Spainhour concentrates her practice on nearly all types of labor & employment law, litigation, mediation (as an NC DRC Certified Superior Court Mediator), and conducting independent workplace investigations. She provides advice and counseling to employers of all sizes, in addition to her federal, state, and appellate court litigation practice of over 20 years. Missy has been recognized by Martindale-Hubble (by both her peers and the judiciary) as an "AV" rated attorney. She has also been recognized by independent attorney rating organizations such as Super Lawyers, Business North Carolina's Legal Elite, and has been selected for the last three years for inclusion in national Premier Employment Lawyers' publication as the exclusive representative attorney for the Asheville/Western North Carolina area.