Best Lawyers in America Honors Joe Ferikes and Ed Bleynat in 2022

We are honored to share with you that Joseph Ferikes and Edward Bleynat have been included in the 28th Edition of Best Lawyers in America. Joe Ferikes has been continuously listed in the Litigation – Real Estate since 2018. First recognized on the 2020 list, Ed Bleynat is included in the Commercial Litigation Section, the Litigation – Land Use and Zoning Section, and the Litigation – Real Estate Section.

Joe Ferikes holds licenses in Georgia and North Carolina. He has been a private practice trial lawyer for the greater part of five decades Ed Bleynat is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and is included in the North Carolina Super Lawyers lists and is a Harry C. Martin Chapter of the American Inns of Court Fellow. He is licensed to practice in North Carolina and Tennessee. Ed and Joe have been practicing law together for 20 years.

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Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC is an Asheville-based law firm serving clients in Western North Carolina. The firm creates lasting resolutions to conflict and crisis and also provides negotiation and mediation services. To find out more about the Ferikes & Bleynat firm, visit their website at