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2017

Benjamin C. DeCelle, joined Robinson Bradshaw in Charlotte, N.C.  (Feb. 2018)

Robert L. Hash accepted a position at Williams Mullen in Raleigh, N.C.  (Nov. 2017)

Daniel L. Colston joined Brooks Pierce in Raleigh, N.C., as an associate.  His practice will focus on intellectual property and corporate law, with an emphasis on working with startups.   (Oct. 2017)

Jessica L. Green accepted a position at Smith Moore Leatherwood in Raleigh, N.C.  (Oct. 2017)

Madeline A. Salamone was awarded the ACC's President's Award at the spring meeting of the Atlantic Coast Conference. (May 2017)

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2016

A.C. Locklear joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Office for Diversity & Inclusion as the director of student engagement.  (Mar. 2018)

Travis S. Hinman, joined Robinson Bradshaw in Charlotte, N.C.  (Feb. 2018)

Joshua A. Yost joined Brooks Pierce in Raleigh, N.C., as an associate.  His practice will focus on litigation. (Oct. 2017)

Caroline Elizabeth So-Jin Keen, of McGuireWoods LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Kelly William Mathews, of Dechert LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Rachel L. Morgan accepted a position as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney at the Greene County Prosecutor's Office in Springfield, Mo.   (Jun. 2017)

Preston H. Dole, was sworn in as an Assistant District Attorney with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg District Attorney's Office misdemeanor team. (May 2017)

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2015

Aaron S. Kirschenfeld, clinical assistant professor of law and digital initiatives law librarian at UNC School of Law, received the Kathrine R. Everett Award of Merit. Kirschenfeld was recognized for expert development of the Carolina Law Scholarship Repository and digital collections; for mentoring librarians on repository expansion and on teaching; for commitment to teaching; for presentations about his scholarship on legal citators; for committee work at local, regional, and national levels; and for excellent work overall. (Mar. 2018)

Brandon C. Elliott joined Kirkland & Ellis LLP  in Houston, Texas.  (Mar. 2018)

Britton C. Lewis, of Greensboro, N.C., joined Carruthers & Roth's commercial real estate practice where he will focus on real estate development, leasing, secured financing, commercial lending and commercial bankruptcy. (Feb. 2018)

Kelly M. Pelletier, of Baker Newman Noyes in Windham, Maine, was promoted to senior in the tax practice. 
(Oct. 2017)

Mark F.C. Johnson is now an associate attorney with Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC in the Metropolitan Detroit Area.   (Jul. 2017)

Samuel H. Williams, of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in Atlanta, was honored as one of Atlanta's Young Government Leaders 40 under 40. (May 2017)

Kevin W. Delaney accepted a position as law clerk with NBCUniversal in New York.  
(Apr. 2017)

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2014

Patrick D. Lawler, of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Rising Star.”  (Mar. 2018)

Blakely E. Hildebrand, with the Southern Environmental Law Center in Durham, N.C., was selected for the North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy’s Class of 2018. (Feb. 2018)

Ryan C. Fairchild of Brooks Pierce in Wilmington, N.C., joined the Board of Directors for the Children's Museum of Wilmington.  (Feb. 2018)

Anna H. Tison, joined Brooks Pierce in Raleigh, N.C. (Jan. 2018)

Jocelyn R. Mitnaul, of Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in RecruitMilitary's "Top 40 Under 40 Military Class" of 2017. (Nov. 2017)

Jessica L. Thompson accepted a position with the Cause of Action Institute in Washington, D.C.  (Sep. 2017)

Howard M. Lintz, of Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

James R. Jolley, of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

John M. Durnovich, of Poyner Spruill LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Ryan C. Fairchild, of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey, and Leonard, LLP in Wilmington, N.C., joined the Board of Directors, young professionals committee, for A Safe Place. (May 2017)

Justin M. Mann joined the Washington office of  Alston & Bird LLP in their health care practice - FDA team.
(Apr. 2017)

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2013

Sahil Khera, of Fitch Ratings in New York, was promoted to associate director, business relationship management, policy & operations. (Feb. 2018)

Brian J. Litwak, joined Robinson Bradshaw in Charlotte, N.C.  (Feb. 2018)

Christina C. McLaurin of Raleigh, NC, accepted a position at the North Carolina Utilities Commission.  (Nov. 2017)

Elizabeth J. Ireland, of Winston & Strawn LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Cameron B. Ellis joined the Law Offices of John Vong in Houston.
(Apr. 2017)

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2012

Charles R. Kabugo-Musoke, of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Rising Star.”  (Mar. 2018)

Nicole M. Downing, clinical assistant professor of law and reference librarian at UNC School of Law, received the Kathrine R. Everett Award of Merit. Downing was recognized for successfully reshaping the Prep for Practice library instruction program to explore innovations in law practice technologies; for impactful posts on the national law library association’s blog; for service-oriented management of database passwords and vendor support; for initiative in teaching; and for excellent work overall. (Mar. 2018)

Alexander Abramovich accepted a position at McGuireWoods in Charlotte, N.C.  (Oct. 2017)

Brooks Jaffa, of Cranford, Buckley, Schultze, Tomchin, Allen & Buie, P.A. in Charlotte, N.C., was awarded The Younger Lawyer Pro Bono Award at 2017 North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Annual Meeting of the in Asheville for leading the NCBA's response to Hurricane Matthew through the Disaster Legal Services hotline. (Jul. 2017)

Kimberly Burke Richmond, of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP in Research Triangle Park, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Bethan R. Eynon joined Duke Law School in Durham, N.C., as their public interest career counselor.
(Apr. 2017)

Jacqueline Azis accepted a position as staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida in Miami.
(Apr. 2017)

Kevin D. Mulet joined the Derrick Law Firm in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
(Apr. 2017)

Marcelius L. Braxton is the director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.
(Apr. 2017)

Nicole M. Downing is a reference librarian at UNC School of Law's Kathrine R. Everett Law Library.
(Apr. 2017)

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2011

Andrew Atkins, with Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan in Raleigh, N.C., was selected for the North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy’s Class of 2018. (Feb. 2018)

Jeremy M. Wilson, of Ward and Smith P.A., in Wilmington, N.C., was named by Super Lawyers as a 2018 North Carolina "Rising Star."  (Feb. 2018)

Kyle J. Kaplan, accepted a position at Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business as a clinical assistant professor of business law. (Jan. 2018)

Kathleen O. "Katie" Berkey, joined Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. in Fort Meyers, Fla and was recognized by Florida Trend Magazine as one of Florida's "Legal Elite" as a Legal Up & Comer.  (Jan. 2018)

Alberto T. Montequin, of Orlando, Fla., joined the intellectual property and entertainment law practices of Watson LLP.  (Dec. 2017)

Sean F. Doyle, of Oritz & Schick in Raleigh, N.C., was named partner.  (Sep. 2017)

John R. Taylor was named partner at the Zaytoun Law Firm PLLC in Raleigh, N.C. (Jul. 2017)

Jeremy M. Wilson, of Ward and Smith, P.A. in Wilmington, N.C., was recognized for completion of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Leadership Academy at the 2017 NCBA Annual Meeting in Asheville. (Jul. 2017)

Rachel M. Blunk, of Sharpless & Stavola, P.A. in Greensboro, N.C., was awarded The Younger Lawyer Pro Bono Award at the 2017 North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Annual Meeting in Asheville for leading the NCBA's volunteer response to Hurricane Matthew through the Disaster Legal Services hotline. (Jul. 2017)

Andrew P. Atkins, of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was appointed to the Rules Review Commission by N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore. (Jul. 2017)

Laura Ross joined the Corporate Group of Fowler White Burnett, P.A. in Miami.   (Jul. 2017)

John David Noor, of Roberts & Stevens, P.A. in Asheville, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

The Honorable Mahsaman S. "Sam" Hamadani was appointed to serve as a District Court Judge for Judicial District 10 in Wake County. (Jun. 2017)

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2010

David Y. Sartorio, of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Rising Star.” (Mar. 2018)

Daniel F. Smith, of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Rising Star” in the field of environmental law.  (Feb. 2018)

Caroline B. McLean, of Ward and Smith, P.A. in Asheville, N.C., was named by Super Lawyers as one of North Carolina's 2018 "Rising Stars." (Feb. 2018)

Kathryn Marchesini, of Washington, D.C., was appointed chief privacy officer of The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. (Jan. 2018)

Hannah L. Camenzind accepted a position as an associate with Ramsey & Pratt, P.A. in Brevard, N.C. (May 2017)

Jeremy M. Tarr, was made the Policy Advisor to N.C. Governor Roy Cooper for Environment, Energy, and Transportation. (May 2017)

Danielle McLean is the attorney for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina in Lumberton, N.C.
(Apr. 2017)

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2009

Mallory B. Silberman was promoted to partner at Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C. (Mar. 2018)

Andrea M. Fink, of Boone, N.C., was named partner at Miller and Johnson Law, where she practices family and real estate law.  (Feb. 2018)

Timothy J. Coley, of Buckley Sandler LLP in Washington, D.C., was promoted to Counsel.  (Jan. 2018)

Harrison M. Trammell is regional counsel at Gensler in Houston, Texas.  (Dec. 2017)

Jonathan V. Rountree of Apex, N.C., founded Jon Rountree Law Firm, PLLC in Apex, N.C. (Sep. 2017)

Matthew D. Ballew was named partner at the Zaytoun Law Firm PLLC in Raleigh, N.C. (Jul. 2017)

Jeffrey P. Lewis accepted a position with Ward Black Law in Greensboro, N.C. (Jul. 2017)

Michael L. Martinez, of Grier Furr & Crisp PA in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Laura E. Dean, of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Chapel Hill, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Ada K. Wilson was named Assistant Vice President for access and inclusive excellence in the Office of Inclusion and Diversity at Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. (Jun. 2017)

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2008

Lindsey G. Smith, Executive Director of the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission, was selected to serve on the NIST/NIJ Evidence Management Executive Steering Committee.  (Mar. 2018)

Eric M. David, a partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Rising Star” in the field of business litigation.  (Feb. 2018)

Martin R. Jernigan was named a shareholder at Dickie, McCamey, & Chilcote, P.C. in Raleigh, N.C. (Feb. 2018)

Zebulon L. Smathers, of Smathers and Smathers Attorneys at Law, was elected mayor of the town of Canton in Haywood County, N.C., and was selected as "Best Attorney" in The Mountaineer Readers Choice Awards. (Feb. 2018)

Eric M. David, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was namedbyBusiness North Carolinamagazineas one of North Carolina's 2018 "Legal Elite"for litigation.  (Jan. 2018)

 Christy H. Dupriest, of Womble Bond Dickinson LLP in Washington, D.C., was promoted to partner.  (Jan. 2018)

Clint S. Wilkins, of Haynes & Boone, LLP., in Richardson, Texas, was promoted to partner. (Jan. 2018)

Elizabeth Sims Hedrick, a partner at Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was appointed president for the Federal Bar Association Eastern District of North Carolina Chapter. (Nov. 2017)

Ruby L. Powers, of Powers Law Group in Houston, received the American Immigration Lawyers Association 2017 Advocacy Award for her advocacy for immigrants' rights. 
(Oct. 2017)

Eric M. David, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Intellectual Property. (Sep. 2017)

Rebekah Grafton, of Fay and Grafton in Raleigh, N.C., was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.   (Sep. 2017)

Jason G. Idilbi, of Davidson, N.C., was recognized for completion of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Leadership Academy at the 2017 NCBA Annual Meeting in Asheville. (Jul. 2017)

Martin Mark Rosenbluth, of Hillsborough, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Matthew R. Kain, of Moore & Van Allen PLLC in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

John T. Albers, a partner of Winston & Strawn LLP, has relocated to the firm's office in Silicon Valley from the firm's Chicago office. (Jun. 2017)

Mindy Nunez Duffourc, of Burglass & Tankersley, L.L.C. in New Orleans was chosen as an Alexander von Humboldt German Chancellor Fellow.  Her comparative research, conducted in Passau, Germany, focuses on medical negligence.   (May 2017)

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2007

Adam P. Tarleton, a partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Rising Star” in the field of estate & probate.  (Feb. 2018)

Michael J. Shumaker accepted a position at SunTrust in Atlanta as first vice president and assistant general counsel.  (Feb. 2018)

Adam P. Tarleton, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was named by Business North Carolina as one of North Carolina's 2018 "Legal Elite" for tax and estate planning.  (Jan. 2018)

Joshua M. Diver, of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was named partner.  (Jan. 2018)

Adam P. Tarleton, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Trusts and Estates.  (Sep. 2017)

Lauren V. Lewis, of Essex Richards PA in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Matthew A. Cordell, of Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Lindsey N. Roberson joined the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. as a trial attorney in the Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit. (Jun. 2017)

Patrick B. Weede has started Weede Law, PLLC in Raleigh, N.C., focusing on both state and federal criminal defense cases. (Jun. 2017)

Elizabeth Jacobs Hunt accepted a position with Southeastern Health in Lumberton, N.C.
(Apr. 2017)

Matthew A. Cordell, accepted a position with VF Corporation as senior global information technology counsel managing a team of lawyers handling technology, privacy and data issues for a 60,000 employee global company.  Mr. Cordell was also appointed chair of the Privacy and Data Security Law Specialization Committee and selected chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association. (Apr. 2017)

Drew Michele Slone was elected shareholder at Winstead PC in Dallas. (Feb. 2017)

Adam P. M. Tarleton, of Brooks Pierce Law Firm LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was selected as a 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for his work in estate and probate law. (Feb. 2017)

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2006

Dan M. Hartzog Jr., a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., received an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.   (Feb. 2018)

Zachary F. Lamb, of Ward and Smith P.A., in Asheville, N.C., was named by Super Lawyers as a North Carolina 2018 "Rising Star."  (Feb. 2018)

Natalie C. Folmar, of Tuggle Duggins PA in Greensboro, N.C., was elected to the firm's three-member Management Committee and is the first woman to be elected to the Committee.  (Oct. 2017)

Dan M. Hartzog Jr., a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Municipal Law.
(Oct. 2017)

John D. Hurst, of Morgantown, W. va., was appointed as a new member attorney at Motley Rice LLC.  (Oct. 2017)

Melody J. Jolly, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was appointed the Vice Chair of the Professional Liability Committee of DRI.  (Oct. 2017)

Melody J. Jolly, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Professional Malpractice Law. (Oct. 2017)

Dan M. Hartzog, Jr., a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Bet-the-Company Litigation -- Commercial Litigation -- Litigation -- Labor and Employment -- Litigation – Municipal -- Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. (Sep. 2017)

Melody J. Jolly, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Professional Malpractice Law.  (Sep. 2017)

Cybil J. Abrao, of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP. in Charlotte, N.C., was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. (Sep. 2017)

Andrew H. Erteschik, a partner at Poyner Spruill LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Jamis M. Gardner joined software company Entrata, Inc. in Lehi, Utah, as in-house litigation counsel.
(Apr. 2017)

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2005

Charlotte A. Mitchell, was confirmed to the North Carolina Utilities Commission in Raleigh, N.C. (Jan. 2018)

Brian C. Fork, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named byBusiness North Carolina magazine as one of North Carolina's 2018 "Legal Elite" for bankruptcy.  (Jan. 2018)

Adrienne E. Allison was selected as the Director of Title IX Compliance in the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.   (Oct. 2017)

Brian C. Fork , a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy. (Sep. 2017)

Brian C. Fork, a partner at Brooks Pierce Law Firm LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was featured in the 2017 edition of Benchmark Litigation's "Under 40 Hot List" as an industry leader.  (Sep. 2017)

Kevin W. Chapman of Colfax Corporation in Charlotte, N.C., was named the "2017 Outstanding Corporate Counsel for a medium-sized legal department" by Charlotte Business Journal.  (Aug. 2017)

Karen J. Adams, of McGuireWoods LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Jenny M. McKellar joined the Raleigh office of Womble Carlyle where she focuses her practice on advising and representing hospitals and other healthcare clients in business, local government, nonprofit, regulatory and compliance matters. (Apr. 2017)

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2004

Allen C. York, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.” (Mar. 2018)

Doris J. Dixon was named partner at Schell Bray in Chapel Hill, N.C. Dixon concentrates her practice in the areas of elder law, special needs, and trusts and estates. (Jan. 2018)

C. Allen York, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Real Estate Law. (Oct. 2017)

Michael E. Slipsky, a partner at Poyner Spruill LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was appointed to serve on the firm's management committee.  (Oct. 2017)

Chad D. Hansen, of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP in Winston-Salem, N.C., was named partner.  (Sep. 2017)

Matthew G. Martin of Duke Energy Corporation in Raleigh, N.C., was nominated to serve as United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina by President Donald J. Trump. (Sep. 2017)

Barret C. Mallos, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP., in Charlotte, N.C.,was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. (Sep. 2017)

Daniel Cornelus Gunter III, of Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

C. Allen York, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Real Estate. (May 2017)

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2003

 Addie K. S. Ries, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Rising Star.”  (Mar. 2018)

Brian D. Meacham, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Rising Star.”  (Mar. 2018)

J. Travis Hockaday, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Rising Star.” (Mar. 2018)

Amy Funderburk was appointed as clerk of the court for the Supreme Court of North Carolina in Raleigh, N.C.  (Feb. 2018)

Angela H. Zimmern, senior counsel at McGuireWoods LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was selected for the Charlotte Business Journal's 2017 "40 Under 40" list, which honors Charlotte-area professionals younger than 40 for career achievements and community leadership.   (Nov. 2017)

Alexander Elkan, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Environmental Law. (Sep. 2017)

Kate Deiter-Maradei, of Deiter Mediation in Raleigh, N.C., was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.   (Sep. 2017)

Karen D. Washington accepted a position as a contract attorney with Bank of America in Charlotte, N.C. (Jul. 2017)

Kimberly K. Bocell accepted a position at the Steed Law Firm in Dallas. (Jul. 2017)

Angela Hardister Zimmern, of McGuireWoods LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Jeffrey W. Childers, Ph.D, joined Michael Best & Friedrich LLP in Raleigh, N.C., where he  brings his background in chemistry to his intellectual property practice. Childers concentrates on counseling clients through various transactional matters and issues including preparing and filing domestic and foreign patent applications, preparing freedom-to-operate and infringement opinions, and providing guidance on management of patent portfolios. 
(Apr. 2017)

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2002

Dawn S. Opel, who received her PhD in rhetoric, composition, and linguistics from Arizona State University in 2015, is an assistant professor of digital media and user experience in the department of writing, rhetoric and American cultures at Michigan State University. Her project, “Building Collectives in a Changing Healthcare Climate,”  received a three-year, $140,000 grant from the Humanities Without Walls consortium to create and sustain humanities-centered health service research collaboratives and was recently featured in MSU Today. (Feb. 2018)

Lindsey N. Kelly, of Newport News, Va., joined Langley Federal Credit Union as in-house counsel. (Feb. 2018)

Christopher R. Kiger, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants. (Oct. 2017)

Shelia A. Huggins, of Durham, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Bart A. Norman, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Banking & Finance. (May 2017)

Christopher C. Lam, a partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was elected Vice President of the Mecklenburg County Bar and appointed co-chair of the North Carolina Bar Association's Administration of Justice Committee. (May 2017)

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2001

Christopher W. Brooker was appointed by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin to the Executive Branch Ethics Commission, which promotes the ethical conduct of elected officials, officers and other employees in the executive branch of state government. Brooker is a member of the Louisville firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP's litigation & dispute resolution service team. Brooker is listed as a Kentucky Super Lawyer in the area of business litigation and has been recognized in Benchmark Litigation as a Future Litigation Star annually since 2015. (Apr. 2018)

Veronica Higgs Cope, a solo practitioner in Grayson, Ga., is a candidate for Superior Court Judge in Gwinnett County, Ga. The election will be held May 22, 2018. Her website is, www.copeforejudge.com.  (Jan. 2018)

Christian W. Hancock, a partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP. in Charlotte, N.C., was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.   (Sep. 2017)

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2000

Dana E. Simpson, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Government Relations Practice.  (Oct. 2017)

Matthew D. Rhoad , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Real Estate Law.  (Oct. 2017)

David D. Smyth III, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Securities Regulation (Sep. 2017)

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1999

Edward B. Davis, a founding partner at Bell, Davis & Pitt in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by Business North Carolina magazine as one of North Carolina's "Legal Elite" in litigation.  (Jan. 2018)

Lt. Col. Alexis N. Stackhouse, chair of the Criminal Practice Group in Alexandria, Va., was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in Operation Iraqi Freedom by Lt. Gen. Jeffery L. Harrigan, Commander of USAFCENT.com.  (Nov. 2017)

J. Mitch Armbruster, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation. (Oct. 2017)

Jami Jackson Farris, a partner at Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP. in Charlotte, N.C., was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. (Sep. 2017)

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1998

Dana Lehnhardt opened Lehnhardt Price, a family law firm in Monroe, N.C. (Mar. 2018)

Kimberly Q. Swintosky, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.” (Mar. 2018)

Scott Holmes, assistant clinical professor of law and supervising attorney in the Civil Litigation Clinic at the North Carolina Central University School of Law, was honored with the Elna B. Spaulding Founder’s Award at the Partners for Peace Celebration in Durham. The Award recognizes the achievement of individuals who embody the trailblazer spirit of the late civil rights champion, Elna B. Spaulding, Founder of the Women-In-Action for the Prevention of Violence & Its Causes, now known as Elna B. Spaulding Conflict Resolution Center. (Mar. 2018)

Lonnie M. Player Jr., a partner at Player McLean, LLP in Fayetteville, N.C., was appointed by the N.C. State Bar Council to serve a six-year term on the N.C. Judicial Standards Commission.  (Feb. 2018)

Kimberly Q. Swintosky, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the inaugural North Carolina Private Wealth Law Chapter of the 2017 Chambers and Partners: High Net Worth.   (Oct. 2017)

Kimberly Quarles Swintosky, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Tax Law. (Oct. 2017)

Wayne K. Maiorano, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Construction Law, Litigation – Construction. (Oct. 2017)

Jonathan P. Heyl, a partner at Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was named Best Lawyers 2018 "Antitrust Lawyer of the Year."  (Sep. 2017)

Richard E. Myers II , Henry Brandis Distinguished Professor of Law at the UNC School of Law, was elected as one of four North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) vice presidents who will serve one-year terms at the 2017 NCBA Annual Meeting in Asheville. (Jul. 2017)

Jennifer M. Bradley, of Raleigh, N.C., founded Triangle Smart Divorce in Cary, N.C., and was selected for inclusion in the 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers for her work in Family Law. (Jul. 2017)

Celie Benton Richardson, of Chapel Hill, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Sean Won Lew, of Clemmons, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Constance Covington Smith is the vice president for client solutions at Cicayda, a cloud-based software and services company, in Palm Beach, Fla. 
(Apr. 2017)

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1997

Tasha P. Dickinson, a Board Member and Shareholder of Jones Foster & Stubbs, P.A. in West Palm Beach, Fla. was admitted to practice in New York.
(Sep. 2017)

Christopher C. Herbst, general counsel at CA Technologies in Raleigh, N.C., was a recipient of the 2017 First Chair Award in the Top Assistant General Counsel category.  (Sep. 2017)

Jaye Bingham-Hinch accepted a position with Tuggle Duggins, P.A. in Greensboro, N.C. (Jul. 2017)

Richard P. Statile accepted a position as general counsel at PrecisionHawk, in Raleigh, N.C. (May 2017)

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1996

Charles F. Marshall, a partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer” in the field of business litigation.  (Feb. 2018)

Nancy L. Grace of Wake Family Law Group in Raleigh, N.C., was elected president of the Tenth Judicial District Bar.  (Feb. 2018)

Stephen W. Petersen, a partner at Smith Moore Leatherwood in Raleigh, N.C., was honored by the Wake County Bar Association and the 10th Judicial Bar with the "Spotlight on Professionalism" award.  (Oct. 2017)

Charles F. Marshall III, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation and Government Relations Practice.  (Sep. 2017)

John C. Nipp, of Additon Higgins & Pendleton PA in Charlotte, N.C., was named to the Business North Carolina's Legal Elite Hall of Fame for receiving the most votes in the category of intellectual property in a state-wide survey of attorneys, as featured in the December 2016 issue of Business North Carolina Magazine.  (Sep. 2017)

Samantha B. Kilpatrick, of Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Michael W. Ballance, shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. in Raleigh, N.C., has been appointed by the deans of both the University of North Carolina School of Law and the Campbell University Law School to represent the schools in the state's transition to adopting the Uniform Bar Exam. (Jun. 2017)

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1995

Walter L. Tippett Jr., a partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer” in the field of business litigation.  (Feb. 2018)

John M. Cross Jr., a partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer” in the field of business/corporation.  (Feb. 2018)

John M. Cross, Jr., of Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was namedbyBusiness North Carolinamagazineas one of North Carolina's 2018 "Legal Elite"for business.  (Jan. 2018)

Walter L. Tippet Jr., a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named by Business North Carolina as one of North Carolina's 2018 "Legal Elite" for construction.   (Jan. 2018)

Kearns Davis, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was named as a Fellow to the American College of Trial Lawyers.  (Oct. 2017)

Walter L. Tippett Jr., a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation and Construction Law.  (Sep. 2017)

John M. Cross Jr., a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Business Organizations, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law. (Sep. 2017)

T. Jonathan Adams , of Hamilton Stephens Steele + Martin, PLLC. in Charlotte, N.C., was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. (Sep. 2017)

Jacqueline D. Grant, a partner at Roberts & Stevens, P.A. in Asheville, N.C., was named the president-elect of the North Carolina Bar Association.  She will serve in 2017-2018 as the president-elect, and will be installed as the 124th president of the NCBA in 2018. (Jun. 2017)

Ripley E. Rand was named partner at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice in Raleigh, N.C. (Jun. 2017)

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1994

H. Arthur “Arty” Bolick II, a partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer” in the field of construction litigation.  (Feb. 2018)

Timothy A. Nordgren of Sands Anderson Marks & Miller P.C. in Raleigh, N.C., was named to Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite."  (Feb. 2018)

H. Arthur "Arty" Bolick II, a partner at Brooks Pierce in Greensboro, N.C., was namedbyBusiness North Carolinamagazineas one of North Carolina's 2018 "Legal Elite"for construction. 
(Jan. 2018)

Lisa F. Garrison, of Asheboro, N.C., founded Garrison Law Group PLLC, a boutique law firm focusing primarily on healthcare professionals across North Carolina.  (Jan. 2018)

H. Arthur "Arty" Bolick II, a p artner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Construction Law. (Sep. 2017)

Susan H. Boyles, of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP in Winston-Salem, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

The Honorable Angela Brown Puckett was sworn in as a Superior Court Judge for North Carolina's 17B Judicial District of the Fifth Division of the Superior Court.  Puckett previously served as a district court judge for the 17B Judicial District. (Jun. 2017)

Ian S. Taylorm joined Pacifica Law Group in Seattle as a partner in the firm's real estate practice group. (Feb. 2017)

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1993

Tim Meigs, assistant general counsel -- IP at Becton Dickinson in Research Triangle Park, N.C., was elected to the board of directors of The American Intellectual Property Law Association.  (Feb. 2018)

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1992

Scott A. Miskimon, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.” (Mar. 2018)

Bradly S. Torgan, received a Master of Environmental Law from the University of Sydney and joined Ward Keller in Darwin, Australia as a senior lawyer in their natural resources and environmental practice group.  (Jan. 2018)

Scott A. Miskimon , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate.  (Oct. 2017)

Scott A. Miskimon, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was named one of 2018 Benchmark Litigation's "Litigation Stars."  (Oct. 2017)

W. Scott Fuller , a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for workers' compensation Law – employers. (Oct. 2017)

Elizabeth S. "Libby" Brewington, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Corporate Law. (Sep. 2017)

W. Scott Fuller, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for workers' compensation Law – employers. (Sep. 2017)

R. Andrew Murray, District Attorney of Mecklenburg County in Charlotte, N.C., was nominated to serve as United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina by President Donald J. Trump. (Sep. 2017)

Martin H. Brinkley, Dean of the University of North Carolina School of Law, was awarded the H. Brent McKnight Renaissance Lawyer Award at the 2017 North Carolina Bar Association Annual Meeting in Asheville. (Jul. 2017)

Pamela B. Cashwell , of Raleigh, N.C., was appointed the Chief Deputy Secretary of Professional Standards, Policy, and Planning at the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. (Jul. 2017)

Melany K. Earnhardt is celebrating her 25th year as an attorney with Legal Aid of N.C./Legal Services of N.C.  Earnhardt launched the Environmental Poverty Law Project and directed the program until 2005 and has been managing attorney since. After serving as president of Orange County Bar Association in 2003, Earnhardt moved to the Greensboro office of Legal Aid of North Carolina in 2004 and switched her practice focus to state and federal consumer law. (Apr. 2017)

Pamela Cashwell, of Raleigh, N.C., was appointed by the Department of Public Safety secretary Erik A. Hook as the new chief deputy secretary of professional standards, policy and planning. In this role, Cashwell will oversee the Office of Special Investigations, Internal Audit, Private Protective Services, Policy and Strategic Planning.  Cashwell has been at the State Ethics Commission since 2008. She most recently served as assistant director supervising staff attorneys and administrative staff; providing legal representation; strategic and budget planning; legislative outreach; handling policy and legal questions; and many other duties.
(Apr. 2017)

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1991

Kerry A. Shad, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.” (Mar. 2018)

R. Harper Heckman, Nexsen Pruet member and chair of the firm's construction practice group, of Greensboro, N.C., was inducted as a fellow of the American College of Construction. (Mar. 2018)

Kerry A. Shad, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Employment Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment.  (Oct. 2017)

George B. Autry, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for eminent domain and condemnation law.  (Sep. 2017)

George Podgorny Jr. accepted an of counsel position with the Zaytoun Law Firm PLLC in Raleigh, N.C. (Jul. 2017)

Jane Ammons Gilchrist, of Raleigh, N.C., was appointed General Counsel for the Department of Public Safety. (Jul. 2017)

Dorothy B. Burch, a partner at Ragsdale Liggett PLLC in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Kerry A. Shad, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for her work in Labor & Employment. (May 2017)

Hillary J. Michaud, of Baltimore,  is a law professor and the legal studies program coordinator at Stevenson University and an affiliate accounting and law instructor at Loyola University Maryland.
(Apr. 2017)

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1990

Peter J. Marino, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.” (Mar. 2018)

Robert E. Duggins, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.”  (Mar. 2018)

Deborah K. Ross, of Smith Moore and Leatherwood in Raleigh, N.C., was selected by Triangle Business Journal as a 2018 Women in Business award winner.  (Mar. 2018)

Raymond Van Dyke, of Van Dyke Law in Washington, DC., was accorded a Fellow of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) for prominence in the IP field. (Nov. 2017)

Deborah K. Ross, of Smith Moore Leatherwood in Raleigh, N.C., was named a 2017 Fall Fellow for the University of North Carolina Institute of Politics.  (Oct. 2017)

Peter J. Marino, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Construction Law, Litigation - Construction.  (Oct. 2017)

R. Andrew Patty II, of McGlinchey Stafford in Baton Rouge, La., was recognized by IP Stars' Managing Intellectual Property as a "Patent Star" and "Trademark Star."     (Oct. 2017)

Robert E. Duggins, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law. (Oct. 2017)

Marcus W. Trathen of Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for First Amendment Law. (Sep. 2017)

Christopher T. Graebe, a partner at Graebe Hanna & Sullivan in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Robert E. Duggins, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions. (May 2017)

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1989

Marianna R. Burt, of Apex, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Donald E. Horton, Jr., was promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Government Relations & Public Policy with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp). (Jun. 2017)

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1988

Allen S. Kinzer, a partner at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP in Columbus, Ohio, was recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers as a 2018 “super lawyer” in the field of employment and labor law. (Mar. 2018)

Richard G. Minor, of the North Carolina Department of Commerce in Raleigh, N.C., was appointed to Atlantik-Bruecke, a United States-German leadership group based in Berlin. (Feb. 2018)

Allen S. Kinzer, partner at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP in Columbus, Ohio, was named "Best Lawyer" for employment law management, labor law management, and labor and employment litigation by 2018 Best Lawyers in America. (Sep. 2017)

Mark E. Anderson , a partner at McGuireWoods in Raleigh, N.C., was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. (Sep. 2017)

Benjamin W. Baldwin, of Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson PA in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Chief Justice Mark D. Martin, of Raleigh, N.C., accepted an invitation to join the Regional Judicial Opioid Initiative. (Jun. 2017)

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1987

Byron B. Kirkland, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.” (Mar. 2018)

John W. Ormand III, a partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer” in the field of business litigation.  (Feb. 2018)

C. Mark Holt, of Holt Sherlin LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was selected to serve as state chair of the North Carolina chapter of the American College of Trial Lawyers.  (Jan. 2018)

Byron B. Kirkland, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for named "Lawyer of the Year" for Mergers and Acquisitions Law. (Oct. 2017)

Stephanie H. Autry, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for eminent domain and condemnation law. (Oct. 2017)

Valerie G. Campbell, of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP in New York was promoted to partner.  (Oct. 2017)

Robert E. Thackston, a partner at Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP in Dallas, was elected chairman of the firm's executive committee. (Aug. 2017)

Eugene S. Griggs, a partner at Poyner Spruill LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Jennifer S. Brearley, of Cary, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Byron B. Kirkland, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions. (May 2017)

Jerry W. Blackwell, of Minneapolis, is proud to share that his firm, Blackwell Burke P.A., was awarded the 2017 Hennepin County Bar Association Diversity Award. (May 2017)

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1986

Teresa W. Roseborough, executive vice president and general counsel at The Home Depot in Atlanta, was featured in Law360 for a series of Q&A's with in-house counsel.
(Jan. 2018)

Gail D. Hunter is in her fourth season as Vice President of Public Affairs and Event Management for the Golden State Warriors. (Oct. 2017)

Merrill M. Mason , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018  for Real Estate Law. (Oct. 2017)

Elizabeth Scott, a partner at Williams Mullen in Raleigh, N.C., was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. (Sep. 2017)

Barbara R. Morgenstern, of Black, Slaughter & Black, P.A. in Greensboro, N.C., was named to the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America in Family Law and Family Law Mediation, the 2017 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers, and the 2017 edition of Legal Elite in Family.  She has been elected President-Elect of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and serves as the Adjunct Professor of Family Law at Elon Law School. (Jun. 2017)

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1985

Thomas H. “Tom” Johnson, Jr. joined the Raleigh, N.C. office of Williams Mullen as a partner in the firm’s finance and real estate section. Tom was previously at Nexsen Pruet. (Mar. 2018)

William W. Nelson, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.”  (Mar. 2018)

Sarah F. Sparrow, senior counsel at Tuggle Duggins P.A., in Greensboro, N.C., was selected for North Carolina Super Lawyers 2018 and recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 in the areas of bankruptcy law and insolvency and reorganization law.  (Jan. 2018)

Janice P. Paul, of the Center for Child and Family Health in Durham, N.C., was appointed to the Durham Department of Social Services Board and the Durham County Community Child Protection Team/Child Fatality Prevention Team.  (Oct. 2017)

C.D. Taylor Pace, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Workers' Compensation Law – Employers. (Oct. 2017)

Christopher B. Capel, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation. Biotechnology Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, Venture Capital Law. (Oct. 2017)

William W. Nelson , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Tax Law. (Oct. 2017)

C.D. Taylor Pace , a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Workers' Compensation Law – Employers. (Sep. 2017)

Janice Perrin Paul, of Durham, N.C., was appointed to the Durham County Board of Social Services. (Jul. 2017)

Lori Fuller accepted a position as General Counsel at the North Carolina Department of Information and Technology in Raleigh, N.C. (Jul. 2017)

Christopher Blair Capel, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions. (May 2017)

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1984

Donald H. Tucker Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.” (Mar. 2018)

Donald H. Tucker Jr. , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions. (Oct. 2017)

Donald H. Tucker Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was named one of 2018 Benchmark Litigation's "Litigation Stars." (Oct. 2017)

William H. Moss, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018  for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants. (Oct. 2017)

Marc D. Bishop, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Commercial Finance Law, Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law. (Sep. 2017)

Donald H. Tucker, Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Litigation: General Commercial. (May 2017)

Donald N. Capparella , of Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC in Nashville, Tenn., was named to the Nashville Business Journal's 2017 Best of the Bar list in the field of litigation and dispute resolution.   (May 2017)

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1983

Mark A. Block joined the Atlanta office of Morris, Manning & Martin as a partner. Block will practice in the in the real estate development and finance and real estate capital markets groups. He was previously a partner at Seyfarth Shaw. (Mar. 2018)

Mack Sperling, a partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer” in the field of business litigation.  (Feb. 2018)

Mack Sperling, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation.  (Sep. 2017)

Robert L. Mendenhall, a partner at Holland & Knight LLP, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

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1982

Amos U. Priestera IV , partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for IV Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy. (Oct. 2017)

Timothy P. Lehan, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants. (Oct. 2017)

Ed Turlington, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law and Government Relations Practice. (Sep. 2017)

Debra L. Foster, of Foster Royal, P.A. in Charlotte, N.C., was named North Carolina Business Magazine "Top Estate Planning Attorney" in North Carolina was named Best Lawyers "top estate planning attorney" and "top estate planning firm" (Sep. 2017)

E. Kent Auberry, a partner at Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was named Best Lawyers 2018 "Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year." (Sep. 2017)

William W. Plyer has joined Miller & Monroe in Raleigh, N.C., and the firm will be renamed Miller Monroe & Plyler. (Jul. 2017)

Stephen M. Schoeberle, of Morganton, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Frank E. Emory Jr., a partner at Hunton & Williams, LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was named Chair of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina by Governor Roy Cooper. (May 2017)

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1981

Susan H. Hargrove, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.”  (Mar. 2018)

R. Glen Peterson accepted a position as chief counsel at the North Carolina Division of Employment Security in Raleigh, N.C. (Feb. 2018)

Steven H. Sholk, director at Gibbons PC in Newark, N.J., was published in Practicing Law Institute for the updated version of his article, "A Guide to Election Year Activities of Section 501(c)(3) Organizations," to be used as part of course materials for the seminar "Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financing & Restructuring 2017."  (Dec. 2017)

Susan H. Hargrove, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation. (Oct. 2017)

Jerome F. Buting, a shareholder of Buting, Williams & Stilling, S.C. in Brookfield, Wis., was the 2017 recipient of the Champion of Justice Legal Award from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. (Sep. 2017)

D.C. "Mike" McIntyre of Lumberton, N.C., and The Honorable Willis P. Whichard of Durham, N.C., are the namesakes of a new mentoring fellowship program at the University of North Carolina School of Law.  The McIntyre-Whichard Legal Fellows, established by the UNC Christian Legal Society and the North Carolina Study Center, matches law students with attorneys who have excelled in public and community service, as well as private practice.   (Jul. 2017)

Mary Boney Denison, commissioner for trademarks for the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, D.C. was honored with the UNC Law Alumni Association 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award.

(Jun. 2016)

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1980

S. Leigh “Bo” Rodenbough IV, a partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer” in the field of business litigation.  (Feb. 2018)

W. Clark Everett, former district attorney of Pitt County, N.C., was awarded the Peter S. Gilchrist III Award by the North Carolina Bar Association Criminal Justice Section as an outstanding prosecutor.  (Feb. 2018)

 S. Leigh "Bo" Rodenbough IV of Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Law. (Sep. 2017)

Theodore T. Myre Jr., a partner at Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP in Louisville, Ky., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his work in health care law and tax law.  (Sep. 2017)

Mittie R. Smith, of High Point, N.C., was awarded the 2017 Citizen Lawyer Award at the 2017 North Carolina Bar Association Annual Meeting in Asheville. (Jul. 2017)

Penni P. Bradshaw, a partner at Constangy Brooks & Smith LLP in Winston-Salem, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Douglas S. Sea was recognized by the UNC Law Alumni Association with the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award. (Apr. 2017)

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1979

Kenneth R. Wooten, a partner at Ward and Smith P.A., in New Bern, N.C., was named by Super Lawyers as a 2018 North Carolina "Super Lawyer."   (Feb. 2018)

Col. Frederic L. Borch, regimental historian and archivist at The Judge Advocate General's Corp., U.S. Army in Charlottesville, Va., published Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949. The book was the result of research while a Fulbright Scholar to the Netherlands in 2012-2013 and is the only book on the subject in any language.  (Jan. 2018)

R. Donavan Munford Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the inaugural North Carolina Private Wealth Law Chapter of the 2017 Chambers and Partners: High Net Worth.  (Oct. 2017)

R. Donavon Munford Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2018 named "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation – Trusts and Estates. (Oct. 2017)

The Honorable Henry E. Frye of Greensboro, N.C., was honored by the Supreme Court of North Carolina in a ceremony celebrating African-American justices who have served on the state's highest court. (Sep. 2017)

The Honorable Patricia Timmons-Goodson of Fayetteville, N.C. was honored by the Supreme Court of North Carolina in a ceremony celebrating African-American justices who have served on the state's highest court. (Sep. 2017)

Elwood Becton, of The Becton Law Group, PLLC. in Raleigh, N.C., was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. (Sep. 2017)

M. Keith Kapp,   a partner at Williams Mullen in Raleigh, N.C., received the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award from the N.C. State Bar.  (Jul. 2017)

The Honorable Patricia Timmons-Goodson was honored at the 2017 North Carolina Bar Association Annual Meeting in Asheville where she accepted the Legal Legends of Color Award. (Jul. 2017)

The Honorable Linda Stephens joined Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo, LLP in Raleigh, N.C., where she will serve as counsel in the firm's appellate practice.   (Jul. 2017)

William "Bill" G. Leonard, a partner and Executive Committee member at Taylor English Duma LLP in Atlanta, was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and as a Georgia Super Lawyer for 2017. (Jul. 2017)

M. Keith Kapp, a partner at Williams Mullen in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

David N. Kirkman retired from his position as special deputy attorney general for the North Carolina Department of Justice 
(Apr. 2017)

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1978

Mark A. Sternlicht, a managing partner at Beaver Courie Sternlicht Hearp & Broadfoot, P.A. in Fayetteville, N.C., was selected by Best Lawyers in America for personal injury law.  (Feb. 2018)

Evelyn Dove-Coleman, of Raleigh, N.C., marked 25 years with PathChoice Pastoral Counseling & Mediation in January 2017. (Jul. 2017)

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1977

Gary S. Parsons of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer” in the field of business litigation.  (Feb. 2018)

Richard T. Boyette, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Mediation.  (Oct. 2017)

Gary S. Parsons of Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. (Sep. 2017)

Richard T. Boyette, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Mediation. (Sep. 2017)

Gary S. Parsons, of Brooks Pierce in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Litigation: General Commercial. (Jun. 2017)

S. Revelle Gwyn, of Huntsville, Ala.,  retired from Bradley Arant.
(Apr. 2017)

David F. Kirby was recognized by the UNC Law Alumni Association with the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award (Apr. 2017)

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1976

Carl N. Patterson Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.” (Mar. 2018)

Carl N. Patterson Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation – Securities. (Oct. 2017)

Carl N. Patterson Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was named one of 2018 Benchmark Litigation's "Litigation Stars." (Oct. 2017)

Larry J. Ford, of Warne, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Carl Patterson, Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Litigation: General Commercial. (May 2017)

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1975

J. Anderson “Andy” Little, of Mediation, Inc. in Chapel Hill, N.C., was named as a "2017 Leaders in the Law" by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.    (Sep. 2017)

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1974

Edward C. Winslow IIIa partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer” in the field of banking.  (Feb. 2018)

Charles W. Collini, of Wadesboro, N.C., sold his practice and retired to Pinehurst, N.C., where he will focus on golf rather than criminal defense, after thirty-four years in solo practice (Feb. 2018)

The Honorable James A. Beaty Jr., Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of N.C., retired from the court after having been a U.S. District Judge since November 1, 1994 and serving as chief judge of the court from 2006-2012. (Feb. 2018)

Edward C. Winslow III, a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law and Litigation – Banking and Finance. (Sep. 2017)

Stuart T. Williams, Vice President and Shareholder at Henson & Efron PA in Minneapolis, Minn., was recognized in Best Lawyers in America for his work in commercial litigation.  (Sep. 2017)

Richard Y. Stevens, of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was appointed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees by N.C. Senator Philip Berger. (Jul. 2017)

Phillip R. Dixon, senior partner of the Dixon Law Group, PLLC in Greenville, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

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1973

Dan M. Hartzog , a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Bet-the-Company Litigation -- Commercial Litigation – Litigation – Labor and Employment – Litigation – Municipal – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.  (Oct. 2017)

Dan M. Hartzog, of counsel at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named Best Lawyers 2018 Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” for Raleigh.  (Aug. 2017)

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1972

Lacy H. Reaves, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.” (Mar. 2018)

Lacy H. Reaves , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law. (Oct. 2017)

Martin L. Brackett, Jr., of Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson PA in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Lacy H. Reaves, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use. (May 2017)

Garber Alfred Davidson Jr. serves as chair of the Foreign Service Grievance Board, U.S. Department of State. Davidson was appointed chair by Secretary Hilary Clinton and renewed by Secretary John Kerry.  Davidson is a retired senior foreign service officer with career in USAID as lawyer and senior executive. 
(Apr. 2017)

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1971

Charles K. McCotter accepted an of counsel position with the Zaytoun Law Firm PLLC in Raleigh, N.C. (Jul. 2017)

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1970

John P. Poisson, of Weaverville, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

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1969

Paul L. Cranfill, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for workers' compensation Law – employers.
(Oct. 2017)

Paul L. Cranfill, a partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for workers' compensation Law – employers. (Sep. 2017)

The Honorable Burley B. Mitchell Jr. retired from Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP in Raleigh, N.C.
(Apr. 2017)

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1968

Samuel G. Thompson, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a 2018 “Super Lawyer.” (Mar. 2018)

Samuel G. Thompson, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was named one of 2018 Benchmark Litigation's "Litigation Stars." (Oct. 2017)

Samuel G. Thompson, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. (Oct. 2017)

George V. Hanna III, of Moore & Van Allen PLLC in Charlotte, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

Samuel G. Thompson, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Litigation: Healthcare & Medical Malpractice. (May 2017)

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1967

J. Troy Smith Jr., a partner at Ward and Smith P.A., in New Bern, N.C., was named by Super Lawyers as a 2018 North Carolina "Super Lawyer." (Feb. 2018)

John L. Jernigan, a Chairman at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law. (Oct. 2017)

Locke T. Clifford, a partner at Clifford Clendenin & O'Hale, LLP in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and inducted into the N.C. Pro Bono Society for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the 2016 calendar year. (Jun. 2017)

John Lee Jernigan, chairman of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions. (May 2017)

John B. McMillan was recognized by the UNC Law Alumni Association with the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. (Apr. 2017)

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1966

Thomas J. White III, of White & Allen, P.A., in Kinston, N.C., was inducted to the North Carolina Bar Association's General Practice Hall of Fame at the 119th NCBA Annual Meeting in Asheville. (Jul. 2017)

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1965

Wade H. Hargrove Jr. , a partner at Brooks Pierce LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 for Communications Law, Copyright Law, Corporate Law, First Amendment Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Media Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law. (Sep. 2017)

The Honorable Willis P. Whichard of Durham, N.C., and D.C. "Mike" McIntyre of Lumberton, N.C., are the namesakes of a new mentoring fellowship program at the University of North Carolina School of Law.  The McIntyre-Whichard Legal Fellows, established by the UNC Christian Legal Society and the North Carolina Study Center, matches law students with attorneys who have excelled in public and community service, as well as private practice.  (Jul. 2017)

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1963

The Honorable Forrest A. Ferrell, of Sigmon, Clark, Mackie, Hanvey & Ferrell, P.A. in Hickory, N.C., was awarded the 2017 Citizen Lawyer Award at the 2017 North Carolina Bar Association Annual Meeting in Asheville. (Jul. 2017)

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1959

The Honorable Henry E. Frye , of Greensboro, N.C., had an overpass named in his honor in Ellerbee, N.C. The Richmond County bridge overlooks the land Frye was raised on. Frye was the first African-American elected to the state House of Representatives in the 20th century and the first African-American to serve on the North Carolina Supreme Court. Governor Roy Cooper ’82 was the keynote speaker at the ceremony. Frye also had a “Bridge Builder” scholarship named in his honor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. These scholarships honor individuals whose work, advocacy and personal example helped forge a more inclusive, unified and aspirational Carolina community.(Feb. 2018) (Feb. 2018)

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