We are pleased to share that David Gantt has been included in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America© Workers’ Compensation Section as Asheville’s “Lawyer of the Year”. “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific Practice Area and geographic location. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location. First published in 1983, the Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included nationally.
Mr. Gantt is a 1981 graduate of Campbell School of Law and holds a B.A. in Economics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1978. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law by the North Carolina Bar Board of Legal Specialization and a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer. He is listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers (2009-2010) and in Best Lawyers in America Workers’ Compensation Section.
He is the recipient of the 2004 Charles Campbell Regional Leadership Award, and the 2005 Circle of Excellence Award for Community Leadership. Also in 2005, he was honored to receive the North Carolina State Bar Association’s Centennial Award for Community Service, and in 2007 its prestigious Citizen Lawyer Award. Recognized by many local and municipal entities for his dedication to excellence in leadership, Mr. Gantt holds the 2006 RiverWise Award for French Broad River Preservation, the 2007 Friends of the River Award, the 2010 WENOA Sierra Club Leadership Award, and the WNC Central Labor Council 2012 Stepp Labor Leader Award. He is the recipient of the 2016 Leaders in the Law Award from Elon University and NC Lawyers Weekly. The David Gantt Law Office is included in the 2016 U.S. News/Best Lawyers in America “Best Law Firms”, also for Workers’ Compensation in Asheville.