Wednesday, January 12, 2011

White & Allen Attorneys Make 2011 Best Lawyers in America List

C. Gray Johnsey
Matthew S. Sullivan

Press Release Contact: Katie Webb – 252-527-8000
January 4, 2011


White & Allen, P.A.   has announced that attorneys C. Gray Johnsey and Matthew S. Sullivan have been selected for the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers In America.

Johnsey was selected in the area of Trust and Estates. This is his eighteenth year recognized by Best Lawyers. He is part of an elite group of attorneys to attain such recognition. Sullivan was selected in the area of Product Liability Litigation for the second consecutive year.

Selection to Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey. The American Lawyer has described Best Lawyers as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

Johnsey received his law degree (J.D.) from the Cumberland School of Law, Samford University; and his Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) from the University of Florida.

Johnsey has handled tax, probate, and estate and business planning matters in Eastern North Carolina for more than 25 years. He is a board certified specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law and a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Johnsey is a member of the Southeastern Trust School Faculty at Campbell University.

Sullivan is a member of the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Advocates of Justice (NCAJ), the North Carolina and American Bar Associations, the Eighth Judicial District Bar Association, the Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court, and past president of the Lenoir County Bar Association.

Sullivan attended Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University and received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) (magna cum laude) in 1995.

White & Allen, P.A. is a full-service law firm that has offered a wide range of legal services to Eastern North Carolina for many years. Its practice areas include bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, civil litigation, personal injury, commercial law, corporate law, criminal law, elder law, employee benefits, employment law, estate planning and administration, family law, health care law, real estate and tax planning.