Marshall Wall and Lee Poole were recently honored with the 2020 Leaders in the Law Awards from North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. Wall serves as the Managing Partner of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner), and Poole serves as Managing Partner of the firm’s Charlotte office.

According to North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, Leaders in the Law is a peer-nominated award that honors legal professionals licensed and practicing law in the state of North Carolina, who have gone above and beyond in their profession and their community. These honorees represent the most influential individuals within North Carolina’s legal community. 

Wall has served as the Managing Partner of Cranfill Sumner since 2016 and also serves as Chair of the firm’s Cyber Liability & Privacy Law practice group. He holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) designation and is board certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a specialist in Privacy and Information Security. He was part of the first class of attorneys in North Carolina to be certified in this area of the law.

Poole is the Managing Partner of the Cranfill Sumner Charlotte office and also serves on the firm’s Management Committee. He has more than 30 years of litigation experience and in-depth knowledge of the litigation process from start to finish. He was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Commercial Litigation from 2013 – 2021 and has been selected for inclusion by North Carolina Super Lawyers® each year from 2010 to 2019.

The awards were presented during a virtual celebration on Nov. 30.