Super Lawyers® has recognized Butler Snow attorney Diane K. Pappayliou in its 2021 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers®. Pappayliou was named a Rising Star for her work in Class Actions/Mass Torts.
“We congratulate Diane on being named a Rising Star by North Carolina Super Lawyers,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow. “Her commitment to providing exceptional client service is evidenced by this honor, and we are proud that others within the North Carolina legal community have recognized her abilities.”
Pappayliou practices in Butler Snow’s Wilmington, N.C., office with the Tort, Transportation and Specialized Litigation group. She has served on civil litigation teams in a variety of contexts, including maritime law, corporate law, insurance defense, municipal law and transportation law.
Pappayliou is a member of the American Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina State Bar, the New Hanover County Bar Association, the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys Coastal Chapter and the Defense Research Institute. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and her Juris Doctor from Elon University School of Law.
Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous process, including a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Only 5% of lawyers in each state or region are named to the Super Lawyers® list and no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers® identifies Rising Stars as those attorneys, 40 years old or younger, who have made exceptional contributions in a particular practice area for 10 years or less.