Bruce Hamilton Selected as One of the 2018 North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leaders in the Law
Teague Campbell would like to congratulate Bruce Hamilton, who has been selected as one of the 2018 North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leaders in the Law. Lawyers Weekly states that, “these honorees represent the most influential individuals within our state’s legal community; those who have gone above and beyond in their profession and their community. They are selected by a panel of independent legal professional leaders and peers based on professional accomplishment, personal accomplishment, and community involvement within the tar heel state.” You can view the full list of honorees here. Lawyers Weekly will host an awards banquet on September 20 to highlight the achievements of each honoree. They will also announce the Lawyer of the Year award, which will be kept secret, including to the recipient, until the end of the event.
Bruce brings extensive knowledge, insight and leadership to the workers’ compensation industry in North Carolina. He is a trusted advisor to his clients and peers alike. Bruce is a Fellow in the College of Workers’ Compensation Attorneys, and served as member of the legislative negotiations team for the 2011 Workers’ Compensation Reform Bill (House Bill 709) and the 2012 Amendments (House Bill 237). In 2013, Bruce was elected to the Board of Directors for the NC Association of Self-Insurers, and to the North Carolina Industrial Commission Chairman’s Informal Advisory Council. Bruce is also involved in the ongoing legislative response to Wilkes v. The City of Greenville.
Bruce has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2001 and received the unique honor of being named by Best Lawyers as its 2013 Raleigh Workers’ Compensation-Employers “Lawyer of the Year,” a recognition he again was awarded in 2016 and 2019. He has earned the highest (AV-Rated) raking awarded by Martindale-Hubbell since 2009 and was selected by his peers to be included in the North Carolina Edition of Super Lawyers. Bruce is a regular lecturer on workers’ compensation law for the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Industrial Commission and often authors amicus briefs for the appellate courts.