WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that Timothy R. Moore, a member in its Winston-Salem office, was recently named to the 2011 Rising Stars list by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.

The Rising Stars selection process involves a rigorous evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc. No more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in a given state are named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. More information on the selection process can be found at

Moore recently initiated the formation of Spilman's newest practice group, the Community Banking Group, which is composed of a diverse cross-section of the firm's corporate and litigation attorneys to serve the needs of community banks. He also leads Spilman's corporate practice in the Winston-Salem office and practices in the areas of banking and finance, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and wealth management.

Moore was named a Triad "Mover & Shaker" by Business Leader Magazine in 2009. He is also an active member in his community, participating on various boards for Junior Achievement, The Winston-Salem Foundation, The Children's Home and United Way of Forsyth County.

Moore received his B.A. in History and German from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1994 and his J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 1997.

Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service law firm with more than 135 attorneys. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, W.Va.; Mechanicsburg and Pittsburgh, Pa.; Winston-Salem, N.C.; and Roanoke, Va.

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