Ferikes & Bleynat Partners Included in Best Lawyers in America

Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC, is pleased to share with you that Joseph Ferikes & Edward Bleynat have been included in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in America.

Joe Ferikes has been practicing law for more than four decades. He has been a private practice trial lawyer since 1981 and was a solo practitioner until forming Ferikes & Bleynat in 2001.  Joe has been included in the Best Lawyers in America Litigation – Real Estate section continuously since 2018.

Ed Bleynat is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and is included to the North Carolina Super Lawyers lists.  He enjoys fellowship in the Harry C. Martin Chapter of the American Inns of Court, where he is a past president.  He holds licenses to practice in North Carolina and Tennessee. Ed is included in the Litigation – Real Estate and in the Litigation – Land Use and Zoning sections of Best Lawyer in America for the second consecutive year.  In 2021, Ed is also included in the  Commercial Litigation Section.

Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC is an Asheville-based law firm serving clients in Western North Carolina.  The partners welcome referrals of real estate and construction matters, foreclosures, personal injury, business, and contract disputes.  Visit our 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.