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Aug 23, 2023

Lawyers in the News August 2023

New associations  Alan Castro has joined Horton & Mendez, a personal injury practice, of Wilmington. His experience includes personal injury, employment, business, insurance defense and corporate law and contract public defense work.  Dr. Amy Clay of Poyner Spruill’s office in Raleigh has been elected to serve on the board of Housing Options for Students Today. […]

Jul 28, 2023

Lawyers in the News – July 2023

New associations  Leigh Brady has been named chief executive officer of the State Employees’ Credit Union. The first female CEO, she has spent 35 years at SECU and served as chief operating officer since 2021, previously holding leadership positions in various areas of the organization including human resources, communication, organizational development, accounting, marketing and auditing. [&he[...]

Jul 14, 2023

Lawyers in the News – June 2023

New associations  Beth Trahos has joined Fox Rothschild in Raleigh as a partner in the real estate department. She focuses her practice on commercial real estate development, land use and government regulation, representing developers, builders, property owners and local governments.     Matthew “Matt” Orso has joined the Charlotte office of Troutman Pepper as a partner […]

May 3, 2023

Lawyers in the News – May 2023

New associations  Former Superior Court Judge Drew Heath, focusing his practice on government relations and civil litigation, and health care attorney Knicole Emanuel have joined Nelson Mullins in Raleigh.   Donald Pocock has joined the Winston Salem office of Akerman as a partner in the litigation group.   Kelli Sanders has joined Barnwell, Whaley, Patterson & Helms […]

Apr 25, 2023

Lawyers in the News – April 2023

New associations   Alisha Harris has joined Cranfill Sumner’s Charlotte office as an associate, with her focus on workers’ compensation law. Kelly Koeninger, previously with Robinson Bradshaw, has joined Bryan, Cave, Leighton, Paisner in Charlotte as a health care counsel. Mark Usellis has joined Shumaker Law Firm in Charlotte as chief growth and strategy officer. Drew […]

Jan 25, 2023

Lawyers in the News – January 2023

Shumaker partner renamed secretary of board  Shumaker partner and corporate, tax and transactions regional service line leader Joseph J. (Jack) Santaniello has been renamed secretary of the SHARE Charlotte Board of Directors, where he has served since 2020.    “We are so thrilled to have Jack remaining on our board of directors! He brings a wealth […]

Jan 5, 2023

Shumaker adds to staff, including SC 

As reports show talent wars are threatening law firms, Shumaker has attracted and hired a dozen new attorneys to join its teams in Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida, a Shumaker news release stated.    “Despite stiff competition for legal talent, Shumaker is successfully recruiting some of the best and most promising attorneys in […]

Nov 16, 2022

Lawyers in the News – November 16, 2022

Attorney appointed to IDS commission  The North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services (NCIDS) announced that the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys has appointed Goldsboro attorney Tonya Davis Barber to the Commission on Indigent Defense Services. Barber’s term runs from Sept. 1, 2022, through Aug. 3, 2026.   “Tonya has demonstrated a commitment to appointed [&hell[...]

Oct 12, 2022

Attorneys merge with Charlotte firm’s civil team 

By Jason Thomas [email protected]  Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo has announced that the attorneys of Nichols, Choi, and Lee have joined Hedrick Gardner’s civil team to further strengthen service capabilities to mutually benefit both firms and their clients.  Through this union, Hedrick Gardner welcomes four new attorneys to the firm’s Litigation Group, according to a […[...]

Oct 12, 2022

Young Moore adds associate attorney to Raleigh team 

Young Moore has welcomed Xavier J. McLean to the firm.   McLean is an associate on Young Moore’s Employment and Workers’ Compensation Team. He advises and defends employers and insurers in workers’ compensation claims and other employment matters.  He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law and Brigham Young University. Before […]

Oct 10, 2022

Riddle & Brantley adds personal injury lawyer to staff 

Riddle & Brantley has added Emma B. McEvoy as its newest personal injury lawyer at its Raleigh, N.C., office.  Before joining Riddle & Brantley in 2022, McEvoy worked at a New York law firm as a litigation associate, where she focused on employment litigation and general civil matters. McEvoy handles personal injury cases, car and […]

Sep 16, 2022

Fisher Phillips adds 2 attorneys in Charlotte 

Fisher Phillips, one of the country’s preeminent labor and employment law firms representing employers, has announce that Mary Grace Miller and Sharon Suh have joined the firm as associates in the Charlotte office.  Before joining Fisher Phillips, Miller was an attorney at a national law firm where she defended clients against business and commercial litigation, […]

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