Ferikes Bleynat & Cannon included in the 2023 Edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers

The newly formed firm of Ferikes Bleynat & Cannon is pleased to share that Edward Bleynat and William Cannon, Jr. have been included in the 2023 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers as Top Rated Attorneys in multiple litigation arenas.  

Ed is a Harry C. Martin Chapter of the American Inns of Court Master of the Bench. Licensed in North Carolina and Tennessee, Ed is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and is listed in Best Lawyers in America’s Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning, and Commercial Litigation Sections. 

Bill is a member of the Harry C. Martin Chapter of the American Inns of Court.  He is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Georgia, where he is a past President of the State Bar of Georgia.  He is a former member of the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Bar Association and currently serves on the Justice and Judiciary Committee and the Professionalism Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association.  Bill is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer at Martindale Hubbell.

Super Lawyers rates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Ed and Bill have been included on this list for several consecutive years. Ferikes Bleynat & Cannon is an Asheville-based litigation firm serving clients in Western North Carolina in the areas of real estate litigation, construction, foreclosure defense, personal injury, and through disputes related to businesses and contracts from offices centrally located in Asheville & Waynesville.  To find out more about the firm, visit its website at https://ashevillelitigators.com.

About Ed Bleynat

Edward L. Bleynat, Jr. began his legal career by clerking for James G. Exum, Jr., then the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. He later went to work with a major Greensboro law firm in a general litigation practice, focusing on business litigation and tort law. In 1995, Ed, his wife and children relocated to Asheville, North Carolina to continue his law practice and to raise their family in Western North Carolina, where Ed grew up. After Ed started his own firm in 1997, he and Joe Ferikes merged their practices into Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC in 2001. Ed is actively involved in a variety of church, civic and community activities as a director, a trustee or a volunteer. He is an AV Preeminent Peer Reviewed Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell.