MWB Attorneys Named to Business North Carolina Magazine’s 2016 Legal Elite

Legal Elite

McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A. announces that attorneys Rebecca E. Crandall, Susan Strayhorn Barbour, Sabrina Presnell Rockoff, and T. Douglas Wilson, Jr. have been named to the 2016 Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite list of the top lawyers in North Carolina. The Legal Elite recognizes the top lawyers in the state in specific business-related practice areas as voted by their peers, with only about 3% of the state’s attorney’s awarded the distinction.

Legal EliteRebecca E. Crandall, recognized in the Intellectual Property Category, is the only North Carolina Board Certified Trademark Specialist in Western North Carolina. She is eager to meet all of your branding needs from trademark selection and registration to enforcement of trademark rights.

Susan S. Barbour, honored in Real Estate Law, chairs the firms Real Estate and Development Practice Group. She focuses her practice on real estate law and advises clients in the purchase and sale of industrial and commercial sites, as well as residential and commercial developments, including single and multi­tenant commercial centers and residential properties.

Sabrina Presnell-Rockoff, honored in Employment Law, she represents employers in human resources matters. She develops and drafts human resources practices, polices and contracts; conducts employee-related investigations; represents employers in front of governmental agencies and in federal and state courts and works with employers on union-related matters.

T. Douglas Wilson acknowledged in the Business Category, specializes in solving problems and resolving disputes through negotiation, litigation and trials, mediation and arbitration. Doug’s expertise ranges from construction, banking, antitrust and trade regulation to securities fraud and manufacturing issues.


McGuire, Wood & Bissette has been a pillar of the Western North Carolina community since 1894. Our attorneys provide practical legal advice with personal, responsive service. We have always been committed and remain so, to this community, this state and this region. In the roles we each play as professionals, in our families and in our communities, we have an intense desire to give back to this region and see it thrive. You will find that dedication evident in the service you receive as well as throughout the community we serve.

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