ASHEVILLE, NC, Jan. 25, 2018 --  In the 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) has been recognized for its outstanding legal work as partner Isaac Northup has been named a 2018 Super Lawyer. The list recognizes outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state.  
  
Asheville partner Isaac "Ike" Northup was recognized as a Super Lawyer for his outstanding work in business litigation. Northup has received this recognition since 2007. With over 37 years of trial experience, Northup has demonstrated excellence in cases involving a wide range of claims, including catastrophic personal injury, stealing of business secrets, arson, violations of covenants, business interruption claims and products liability. He is routinely consulted by health care providers concerning licensing boards issues, privilege issues and risk management.  Northup has tried dozens of jury trials to verdict in both federal and state court and in every county west of Charlotte.  
 
Hall Booth Smith P.C. is a full-service law firm with 14 regional offices in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Since 1989, HBS has delivered quality legal services with a mission “to ethically and professionally serve our clients by providing the highest quality legal representation in a personally satisfying firm environment.” With over 200 attorneys and staff members, HBS provides the highest quality legal services to individuals, governmental bodies and agencies, and businesses of all sizes.