Wagner Hicks Partners Recognized in 2024 North Carolina Rising Stars

Wagner Hicks PLLC is pleased to announce that Sean C. Wagner, firm co-founder, and partner Tyler B. Peacock, who joined the firm last February, have been named to the 2024 North Carolina Rising Stars® list. Both attorneys have been named to the list every year since 2019.

No more than 2.5% of the lawyers in North Carolina are named to the Rising Stars list annually. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years of age or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. The Rising Stars list is published by Super Lawyers®, part of Thomson Reuters.

Wagner has deep experience in a wide variety of commercial litigation, business transactions, government investigations, and regulatory compliance issues. He focuses on helping commercial entities proactively identify and develop effective strategies for navigating complex legal issues, while minimizing their financial and reputational risks.

Peacock practices in business and employment matters, helping clients establish best practices to avoid litigation. His experience includes employment contracts, confidentiality agreements, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and severance agreements. Peacock provides clients with actionable counsel on what the law dictates, as well as the options likely to achieve the best results.

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 multiphase patented selection process involves peer nominations, evaluations, and independent research. Find additional details of methodology here.