Two HBS Attorneys Included on 2021 North Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

In the 2021 edition of the North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) has been recognized for its outstanding legal work as two of its attorneys are on the list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Isaac Northup has been selected to the Super Lawyers list and Martha Bradley has been selected to the Rising Stars list.

Asheville partner Isaac “Ike” Northup was recognized as a Super Lawyer for his exceptional work in Medical Malpractice: Defense. Over the past 38 years, Ike has concentrated his area of practice in the field of medical malpractice defense litigation involving catastrophic and birth injuries and complex medical matters. He has tried in excess of 75 medical malpractice trials to jury verdict. He also has tried multiple other cases involving will caveats, theft of trade secrets, arson, fraudulent lending and a host of automobile and general liability cases. Ike is routinely consulted by health care providers concerning licensing boards issues, privilege issues and risk management.

Asheville’s Martha Bradley was recognized as a Rising Star for her work in General Ligation. She represents professionals, businesses, and individuals in liability, business, construction, and real estate disputes across western North Carolina.  In addition to her active litigation practice, Martha assists businesses and entrepreneurs with corporate transactions and with land use and zoning matters.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

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; Miami, Jacksonville, North Palm Beach, Tampa, Tallahassee and St. Petersburg, 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:

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