Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton said Amy Jo Phillips has joined the firm’s Raleigh office as an associate. She will work in the litigation department as a member of the labor & employment team. Lew Glenn, a member at Wishart Norris Henninger & Pittman in Charlotte, has been certified as a mediator by the North Carolina [...]
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein in Charlotte said Thomas N. Griffin III has been elected as the firm’s managing partner. He succeeds William P. Farthing, Jr., who served in that role since 2002. Gallivan, White & Boyd said Amber A. Dorrell has joined the firm’s Charlotte office, where she will focus on the defense of [...]
Some of the lawyers making news in North Carolina this week
Learn which lawyers are making news -- and partner -- around North Carolina this week.
New partners, new hires, and moves: these are some of the North Carolina lawyers making news this week.
Learn about some of the lawyers making news this week in North Carolina.
Kathleen M. Mullin has been named executive director of the Durham-based Fair Trial Initiative. She replaces Mark Kleinschmidt, who is going into private practice. Mullin previously practiced criminal defense in New York.
Shannon Frankel and Kelly Street were recently named shareholders of Young Moore and Henderson in Raleigh. Frankel joined Young Moore in 2005, and focuses on complex civil litigation. Street, who joined the firm in 2008, focuses on medical malpractice defense.
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein said DeWitt F. “Mac” McCarley will join the firm’s Charlotte office as a partner in the government and public policy practice group. McCarley has served as Charlotte city attorney for 17 years.
Also in the Charlotte office, partner David Allen has been named chairman of the North Carolina State Bar ethics committee.
Mark D. Martin, senior associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, was among six people inducted by the National Center for State Courts into the Warren E. Burger Society on Nov. 18. Membership in the Warren E. Burger Society honors individuals who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to improving the administration of justice.
Michelle D. Connell has joined Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog’s Raleigh office as the new head of the firm’s family law section. Also joining the firm’s Raleigh office are associates Rupen Fofaria, Denisse Gonzalez and Alka Srivastava, while Kelly Beth Smith will join the Charlotte office.
C. Thomas Steele Jr., an equity member at Charlotte’s Wishart Norris Henninger & Pittman, has had a Liberty Fund established in his name by the North Carolina Bar Association. The fund will be included in the foundation’s LANC (Legal Aid of North Carolina) Fund.
Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog said Benton Toups has been named a partner in its Wilmington office. Toups focuses his practice on representing clients in labor and employment matters.