Rod named to Business North Carolina’s 2016 Legal Elite
We are pleased to share that Attorney Rod Kight has been named to the 2016 Legal Elite Bankruptcy Section.
Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite is a listing of the state’s top lawyers categorized by practice area chosen through a balloting process which includes all lawyers living in North Carolina. First published in 2002, Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite is the only award of its type that gives every active lawyer in the state the opportunity to participate. The single question ballot asks lawyers to nominate the best lawyer with whom they worked and observed firsthand in each of the categories listed in the Legal Elite. The lawyer who receives the most votes in a category becomes a member of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame. Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite is published in January each year.
Rod Kight has represented individuals and businesses in over 2300 bankruptcy cases. He is a Board Certified Specialist in both Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Business Bankruptcy Law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He is an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell and was included in the 2012 North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars List.
A frequent presenter at bankruptcy seminars to lawyers, accountants, and real estate professionals, Rod has also authored chapters in “The North Carolina Bankruptcy Practice Manual” (“The Manual”), 6th Ed. (2007) as well as the 7th (most current) edition published in 2012. The Manual is the authoritative source for the practice of bankruptcy law in North Carolina. Rod was also a contributing author to “Best Practices for Filing Chapter 13″, an Aspatore Inside the Minds book, and “Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Law 2014: Top Lawyers on Trends and Key Strategies for the Upcoming Year”, an Aspatore Thought Leadership Series book. In the late summer of 2015, his book “Cannabis Business Law” was released. Aspatore is a Thomson Reuters’ publisher. Rod received his law degree from The University of South Carolina School of Law and holds a BA in philosophy from Furman University. He founded Kight Law Office, PC in 2000.
Kight Law Office, PC is an Asheville Bankruptcy and Business Law Firm. Rod accepts referrals in the field of bankruptcy law and actively supports attorneys in matters where bankruptcy or debt restructuring can be beneficial to underlying cases.