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January 21, 2014
Professor Sawchak named to 2014 North Carolina Super Lawyers List of Top 10 Lawyers

RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Professor Matt Sawchak has been named to the 2014 North Carolina Super Lawyers Top 10 list. In addition to his faculty responsibilities at Campbell Law, Sawchak practices in business litigation, antitrust litigation and appeals with Ellis & Winters LLP.

The North Carolina Super Lawyers Top 10 list is an annual listing of the “best of the best” lawyers in North Carolina. The list names the recipients of the highest point totals in the North Carolina nomination, research and blue ribbon review process. Click here to view the complete 2014 list.

“I’m honored to have received this recognition from my colleagues at the bar,” said Sawchak. “During my career, I’ve benefited tremendously from the guidance of my professional mentors. At Campbell Law, we work actively to share this same level of mentoring with our students. I look forward to celebrating with our students when they earn similar accolades.”

Sawchak is the first Practitioner in Residence at Campbell Law. He has been certified as a specialist in appellate practice by the North Carolina State Bar. Business North Carolina magazine has profiled Sawchak twice as the top antitrust lawyer in North Carolina. He is also described as a leading lawyer in Benchmark Litigation, Benchmark Appellate, Best Lawyers in America, SuperLawyers and Chambers USA.  As one of his many scholarly and professional activities, he serves as an editor of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Journal.

Sawchak graduated with honors from Harvard University, where he was a National Merit Scholar. He earned his J.D. with honors and his LL.M. from Duke Law School. He was the editor-in-chief of the Duke Law Journal. Sawchak clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas when Justice Thomas served on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Before his judicial clerkship, he clerked in the office of the Solicitor General of the United States.

Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law School has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,500 alumni, including more than 2,400 who reside and work in North Carolina. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit



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