Tracy Thompson Vann has joined Nexsen Pruet’s Charlotte office, where she will be special counsel in the firm’s construction law group. Prior to joining Nexsen Pruet, Vann was with Hamilton Martens Ballou & Carroll in Rock Hill, S.C. Morningstar Law Group in Morrisville said Amie Carmack has joined the firm as a partner. [...]
Moore & Van Allen said five new attorneys have joined its Charlotte office. Aaron B. Biek represents investors, developers, landlords and tenants as part of the real estate team. Courtenay C. Clark focuses on mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance transactions. Christopher (Chris) T. Fowler represents banks and other financial institutions in connection with the [...]
Poyner Spruill said Robert J. Howell has joined the firm’s Raleigh office, where he focuses on business law. Howell is a 2002 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, and also has a master’s in accounting from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Moore & Van Allen said Russ Sizemore, Daniel Gude and Kara Bitar have joined the Charlotte office’s litigation practice group. Sizemore focuses on employment discrimination actions, wrongful termination actions, and wage and hour cases. Bitar works on a variety of litigation and compliance matters, and Gude practices general commercial litigation.
William E.H. “Zeke” Creech and Thomas J. “Tom” Ludlam have joined Nexsen Pruet’s Raleigh office. Creech, a former banker and congressional aide, joins the firm as special counsel working with the real estate group. Ludlam, a former Georgia prosecutor, will work with Dan Boyce as special counsel with the firm’s white-collar crime team.
David W. Brown Jr. has joined the Charlotte office of McNair Law Firm, where he will focus on commercial real estate development. Brown previously was primarily responsible for the real estate documents that governed the development of the Levine Center for the Arts in downtown Charlotte. Spilman Thomas & Battle announced Jessica L. Kimble [...]
McAngus Goudelock & Courie said H. Vance Barnette III has joined the firm’s Raleigh office, where he will focus on construction litigation, catastrophic loss/wrongful death, transportation and automobile litigation, and premises liability defense. Amanda K. Moore and Tyler John Skitt have joined the Charlotte office of Rogers Townsend & Thomas. Moore’s practice will focus on [...]
Nexsen Pruet announced that Charlie Carter and Alex Williams have joined the firm’s Raleigh office. Carter, who joins as a partner, earlier was assistant general counsel with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Williams, a litigator, joins the firm as a staff attorney and works closely with former federal prosecutor Dan Boyce. Charles Feuss has joined [...]
Thomas C. Grella, managing partner of McGuire, Wood & Bissette in Asheville, was named recipient of the Samuel S. Smith Award by the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Section. The award is presented annually to an individual who has demonstrated excellence in law practice management. Grella is chairman of his firm’s management committee. [...]
Don Strickland was recently elected to the board of directors of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Strickland, also recently inducted as a fellow in the International Society of Barristers, is a partner at Twiggs, Strickland & Rabenau in Raleigh. Mel Garofalo, managing partner of Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo in Charlotte, has been [...]