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Smith Moore Leatherwood Adds To Raleigh Health Care Team

Smith Moore Leatherwood Adds To Raleigh Health Care Team

May 1, 2014

Raleigh, N.C. – Smith Moore Leatherwood is proud to announce the expansion of the firm's Health Care Practice Group with the addition of Marcus C. Hewitt as a partner in Raleigh. Elizabeth Sims Hedrick also has joined the firm as an associate.

According to Bob Wilson, the firm's Health Care Practice Area Leader, the addition of Hewitt and Hedrick supports a continuing strategic effort to grow the firm's health care practice. "The practice of health care law is constantly expanding and changing and we're deeply committed to offering the best skilled and most experienced attorneys to help meet the needs of our clients. The addition of attorneys of the caliber of Marc and Liz increases the services that we can provide to our health care clients throughout the country."

Hewitt focuses his practice on civil and administrative litigation and health care disputes. He routinely represents clients in North Carolina Certificate of Need, licensure, fraud and abuse and other regulatory matters, and in a variety of commercial and business disputes, including those involving contract, unfair business practices, fraud and related issues.

Hewitt is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, with distinction, and the University of North Carolina School of Law. He currently serves as President of the North Carolina Society of Healthcare Attorneys. Hewitt is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available, and has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.

In addition, Hedrick joins the Raleigh office focusing primarily on health care litigation and real estate litigation. She has represented clients in a variety of contract disputes, real estate disputes, and administrative law matters. Hedrick focuses her real estate litigation practice on landlords and retail tenants. She also regularly represents health care clients before the North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings and the North Carolina Court of Appeals.

Hedrick received a Bachelor of Arts degree, with highest honors, from the University of North Carolina and her juris doctor degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law, with honors. While in school, Ms. Hedrick was a staff writer and publications editor for the First Amendment Law Review.

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