Tom Buckley has joined Goldberg Segalla as a partner in firm’s general liability practice group in Raleigh. Buckley represents businesses in complex commercial litigation matters and was previously with Hedrick Gardner in Raleigh.
Allegra Sinclair has also joined Goldberg Segalla, as an associate in the firm’s general liability practice group in Raleigh. Sinclair focuses her practice on civil litigation and construction law and was also previously with Hedrick Gardner in Raleigh.
Robert Shaw has joined Smith Anderson in Raleigh, where he will serve as the leader of the firm’s health care practice. Shaw joins the firm as a partner.
Amanda Mann has joined Morningstar Law Group in Raleigh as a partner. Mann is a real estate development and land use lawyer and comes to the firm from Troutman Sanders.
Dave Franchina has joined the Charlotte office of McGuireWoods as a partner, where he will join the firm’s environmental law practice.
Jake Parrott has joined Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein in the firm’s Raleigh office as part of the firm’s development services industry team, which helps clients navigate the life cycle of real estate projects.
Michelle Prendergast has joined Young Moore and Henderson in Raleigh in the firm’s transportation litigation team. Before joining the firm, she served as a law clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Joi Elizabeth Peake of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.
Kyle Heuser has joined Bell, Davis & Pitt in the firm’s Winston-Salem office, where he will be focused on litigation and intellectual property matters. Heuser graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law earlier this year.
Robb Leandro of Parker Poe in Raleigh was elected president of the North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys during the organization’s annual meeting on Sept. 21.