Norman B. Smith and J. David James began practicing law together in 1971. Now joined by Margaret Rowlett and Seth R. Cohen, they represent clients on a wide variety of legal matters throughout the Piedmont Triad area. They strive to be a full service law firm for individuals looking for attorneys they can consult about the legal matters that arise in daily life, from the need for a will to claims from an injury. The Firm has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell. All of the firm's attorneys are listed in the prestigious compilation, The Best Lawyers in America: Norman B. Smith-Appellate, First Amendment, and Labor and Employment Law; J. David James and Seth R. Cohen-Labor and Employment Law; and Margaret Rowlett-Workers' Compensation.