Law professors named to Business N.C. Legal Elite

Law - 2018 Legal EliteRALEIGH – Campbell Law Assistant Clinical Professor Allegra Collins and Practitioner in Residence Matt Sawchak have been named to Business North Carolina’s 2018 Legal Elite. The annual list is composed from a poll of North Carolina attorneys. Collins and Sawchak were both honored in the Appellate category.

The Legal Elite awards are divided into 14 categories with respect to legal practice and business, and the attorneys selected are considered by their peers to be the top practitioners in their respective fields. Less than three percent of North Carolina’s lawyers were selected for this year’s list. Click on this link to access the entire listing of winners.

Collins, a Campbell Law graduate, is an appellate attorney with expertise in appellate law and the N.C. appellate court system. She practices regularly before the N.C. Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, and is a frequent presenter on appellate law and process topics. Collins is a member of the N.C. Bar Association’s Appellate Rules Committee, and an executive council member of the Appellate Practice Section. At Campbell Law, Collins is the Director of the Externship Program and teaches Judicial Writing, Legal Research and Writing, and Remedies. Collins is also a candidate for the N.C. Court of Appeals.

Sawchak serves as Solicitor General of North Carolina. He has twice been profiled by Business North Carolina as the top antitrust lawyer in the state and is included in the publication’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame. His teaching and scholarship reflect his more than 25 years of experience in appellate practice, complex business litigation, and antitrust. His scholarship focuses on federalism in antitrust and trade regulation, as well as emerging issues in civil procedure. His classes convey substantive law and advocacy skills at the same time, teaching how a lawyer’s command of the litigation environment strengthens the position of all of the lawyer’s clients.