Hall Booth Smith Adds Lawrence, Ferlan to Growing Charlotte Office

CHARLOTTE, NC – June 16, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. has added Associates Brett Lawrence and Christian Ferlan as its office in Charlotte, North Carolina, continues to expand.

Lawrence concentrates his practice on data privacy and security matters. Before joining HBS, he was a law clerk to the Honorable Lucy Inman of the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Raleigh and a legal intern to the Honorable Loren A. Smith of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. He earned a Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Washington and Lee Law Review, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance from Florida Atlantic University.

Ferlan focuses his work on medical malpractice, general liability, and workers’ compensation matters. Previously in his career, he exclusively represented national, regional, and local employers in a wide range of workers’ compensation matters, including workplace injuries and occupational diseases. He handled initial compensability decisions, full evidentiary hearings, depositions, and Opinions and Awards from the Industrial Commission. Ferlan earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he was Notes Editor for the NC Journal of Law and Technology. He also completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

“We are delighted to have Brett and Christian join our growing team in Charlotte as we add new capabilities and experience to provide clients with the very best service that meets their needs,” said Richard Sheinis, a Partner who oversees the Charlotte office.

About Hall Booth Smith

Established in 1989, Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is a full-service law firm with six regional offices strategically located throughout Georgia, as well as offices in Birmingham, Alabama; Charleston, South Carolina; Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina; Jacksonville, Miami, North Palm Beach, St. Petersburg and Tallahassee, Florida; and Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee; Saddle Brook, New Jersey; and New York City. Experienced across a wide range of legal disciplines, HBS attorneys pride themselves on providing knowledgeable, proactive, client-specific counsel to individuals, domestic and international corporations, state and federal agencies, and nonprofit organizations. The firm’s promise: “Serving to Achieve Excellence.” To learn more, please visit: http://www.hallboothsmith.com.

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