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

“I’m honored to have received this recognition from my colleagues at the bar.”

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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.

“I’m honored to have received this recognition from my colleagues at the bar,” said Sawchak.

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.

Matt Sawchak

Matt Sawchak

“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 LitigationBenchmark AppellateBest Lawyers in AmericaSuperLawyers 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.

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Bradley C. Trahan served as the Managing Editor of the Campbell Law Observer during the 2013-2014 academic year. He was actively involved at Campbell, where he has served as a Representative and Treasurer of the Student Bar Association, was a member of the Mock Trial Team, and served on the IT and Dean Search Committees. Brad attended North Carolina State University, where he earned a degree in Communication. Prior to law school, Brad worked at the N.C. General Assembly; he clerked the N.C. House Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veterans Affairs and also served as a legislative aid to Representative Ric Killian, offering policy advice and legislative strategic planning. Brad has worked at the N.C. Department of Justice Motor Vehicles Section. He has served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Justice Paul Newby of the N.C. Supreme Court. Brad was a Summer Associate at the Office of General Counsel at North Carolina State University in 2013. He graduated from Campbell Law School in May 2014.
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