Benita Jones has joined Womble Bond Dickinson in the firm’s Research Triangle Park office as part of its education law sector and labor and employment teams. Jones represents university clients in administrative complaints and was previously assistant legal counsel for North Carolina Central University.
Leah M. Campbell has joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in the firm’s Charlotte office as a senior attorney in its banking and financial services practice group. Campbell previously served as senior counsel in the Cyber/Intellectual Property/Information Technology group for Deutsche Bank AG in New York.
Grace Puleo has joined The Van Winkle Law Firm in Asheville as an associate attorney in its litigation practice group, where she focuses on land use litigation.
Shanté Martin has joined Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog in the firm’s Charlotte office as an of counsel attorney. Martin will focus her practice in the area of education law, and had recently served as the general counsel for the North Carolina Community College System.
Grace Kays has joined Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog in the firm’s Wilmington office as an associate attorney. Kays is a graduate of the Elon University School of Law and will focus her practice in the area of medical malpractice defense.
Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog also announced that Kara Gansmann has been named the chair of the firm’s elder law and estate planning practice group.
Cordell & Cordell announced that attorney Zachary Underwood has been promoted to partner in the firm’s Raleigh office.