Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that Jason R. Harris and Greer Vanderberry have received AV® Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell.

The Martindale-Hubbell AV ® Rating is a peer review rating system designed to reflect an attorney’s ethical standards and professional ability.  It surveys attorney colleagues across multiple geographic locations and jurisdictions. Attorneys are rated using five key areas including Legal Knowledge, Analytical Capabilities, Judgment, Communication Ability and Legal Experience.

Jason R. Harris is a Partner at Cranfill Sumner who serves as the Chair of the Cranfill Sumner Admiralty and Maritime Law Practice Group and is based in the firm’s Wilmington office. He represents and advises clients in a variety of general litigation, transportation, admiralty, maritime and corporate matters.  In his litigation practice, Jason frequently represents clients and insurers in maritime and transportation cases, including the defense and prosecution of serious bodily injuries, fatalities, casualties and construction disputes.  He also represents select clients facing state or federal criminal charges. 

Greer Vanderberry is a Partner in the firm’s Raleigh office and member of the Workers’ Compensation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Groups.  He works as a workers’ compensation defense litigator representing employers and workers’ compensation insurance carriers throughout the state of North Carolina. Greer represents North Carolina Employers and Carriers before the North Carolina Industrial Commission and handles all aspects of litigated matters, through discovery, mediation, hearing and appeal.  Greer is also certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission to conduct Superior Court and North Carolina Industrial Commission mediations and serves in this capacity throughout North Carolina.