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2020

Christopher Y. Eddy joined Robinson Cole in Hartford, C.T. as an associate. (Dec. 2020)

Turner Albernaz was hired as an associate at Young Moore in Raleigh, N.C. in the Medical Malpractice section. (Oct. 2020)

William Thomas was hired as an associate by Young Moore in Raleigh, N.C. in the Workers Compensation and Employment sections. (Oct. 2020)

Miranda Goot was hired as an associate for Robinson Bradshaw in Charlotte, N.C. (Sep. 2020)

Fara Soubouti was hired as an associate with Robinson Bradshaw in Charlotte, N.C. (Sep. 2020)

Mollie McGuire of Chicago, I.L. finished in first place in the 11th Annual Family Law Writing Competition, conducted by Hofstra Law School, Family Court Review, and AFCC. Her article is entitled "A Voice for Children in Guardianship Proceedings." (Sep. 2020)

2019

David Hawisher  has joined the firm of Roberts & Stevens  in Asheville, N.C. (Dec. 2020)

Garrett Steadman was hired as an associate for Robinson Bradshaw in Charlotte, N.C. (Sep. 2020)

2018

Christine Budasoff was selected for both the John Marshall Fellowship and the James Wilson Fellowship. (Dec. 2020)

Maryjeanne Marrero joined Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. in Miami, F.L. as an associate. (Dec. 2020)

2017

Taylor J. Glenn joined El Paso Education Initiative, Inc. as a District Coordinator of Compliance and Safety. (Dec. 2020)

2016

J. Patrick Redmon joined Beck Redden LLP as an associate in Houston, Tex. (Mar. 2020)

2015

Cassandra Capote joined Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. in Miami, F.L. (Oct. 2020)

Mary Wills Bode was hired as an associate with Robinson Bradshaw in Charlotte, N.C. (Sep. 2020)

Kelly M. Pelletier, of Baker Newman Noyes in Windham, Maine, was promoted to manager in the tax practice. 
(Sep. 2020)

Robert Martin, of Weil, Gotshal & Manges in Dallas, TX was named by Best Lawyers in America: "Ones to Watch" for 2021. (Sep. 2020)

2014

Anna H. Tison, an Associate at Brooks Pierce in Raleigh, N.C. was named a Rising Star in the 2021 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers. (Jan. 2021)

Elizabeth Troutman an Associate at Brooks Pierce in Greensboro, N.C. was named a Rising Star in the 2021 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers. (Jan. 2021)

Virginia M. Wooten, of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was named to the 2021 “North Carolina Rising Stars” List in the area of civil litigation defense. (Jan. 2021)

Edward F. Roche of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C. was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

James Jolley, of Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

Michael Frongello of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C. was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

2013

Amit Bhagwandass of Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson PA was elected Shareholder. (Jan. 2021)

Alexander  Bowling of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C. was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020.  (Sep. 2020)

2012

S. Wilson Quick, of Brooks Pierce in Raleigh, N.C., was named a Rising Star in the 2021 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers. (Jan. 2021)

Laura Dickinson Rixey of Kaufman & Canoles in Virginia Beach, V.A. has been elected Member. (Jan. 2021)

Theresa Viera of Sodoma Law P.C. in Charlotte, N.C. was named to the American Bar Association's Top 40 Young Lawyers on the Rise list. (Dec. 2020)

Kara M. Brunk, associate at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020.

  (Sep. 2020)

Charles R. Kabugo-Musoke   of at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C. was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

S. Wilson “Will” Quick, attorney at Brooks Pierce in Raleigh, N.C., was named one of the Top 40 Young Lawyers in the Nation by the American Bar Association.  (Sep. 2020)

Channell V. Singh joined the Southern District of Georgia U.S. Attorney's Office as an assistant U.S. attorney. (Apr. 2020)

Devin J. Schoonmaker joined Barnes & Thornburg LLP as an associate in Atlanta. (Feb. 2020)

2011

Kyle Kaplan, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Law at the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University, received the Fred Brand, Jr. Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. Additionally, Kyle was one of only five faculty and staff members selected to this year's University Court for his dedication and commitment to the Penn State students. (Jan. 2021)

Mason Freeman was named a Partner at Womble Bond Dickinson LLP in Raleigh, N.C. (Nov. 2020)

Thomas Kim, of the Legal Aid Society in New York,  N.Y., was granted a pardon by Ill. Gov. J.B. Pritzker for two felony armed robbery convictions from 1995. Thomas is a 2011 graduate of UNC Law and currently serves as a Public Defender. UNC Professor Gene Nichol and former Juvenile Justice Clinic Professor Tamar Birkhead wrote letters in support that were made part of the petition that went before the governor.  (Nov. 2020)

Andrew Atkins  of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C. was recognized by   Best Lawyers in America  for  2020. (Sep. 2020)

Jessica B. West of Smith Anderson was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

Katelynn O. Bradley joined Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck as a shareholder in Washington, D.C.  (Mar. 2020)

Zachary R. "Zach" Dussault, of Kushner & Kushner, P.C. in Charlotte, N.C., spoke on a panel about the fundamentals of H1B visas at an event for the American Immigration Lawyers Association - Carolina's chapter in Wilmington, N.C. (Mar. 2020)

Rachel M. Blunk,  managing partner of Forrest Firm in Greensboro and Charlotte, N.C., was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine. (Feb. 2020)

2010

Daniel Peterson of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP in Charlotte, N.C. was elected Partner. (Jan. 2021)

Ryan Gorman of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP in Atlanta, G.A. was elected Partner. (Jan. 2021)

Bradley "Brad" J. Breece was elected Partner at Kutak Rock in Atlanta, G.A. (Jan. 2021)

Nathan A. Cooper of Hogan Lovells LLP in Washington, D.C. was elected Partner.  (Jan. 2021)

Lawrence Cameron was named Partner at McGuireWoods LLP in Raleigh, N.C. (Dec. 2020)

Danielle McLean  '10 of Lumberton was appointed to the Juvenile Justice Planning Committee as an American Indian tribal representative or other individual with significant expertise in tribal experience. McLean is a Legal and Compliance Officer for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. McLean is a board member of the United Way of Robeson County and the Robeson County Bar Association.
(Nov. 2020)

Taiyyaba Qureshi of the ALCU of North Carolina was named President of the newly founded NC Muslim Bar Association. (Sep. 2020)

Megan Lambert  of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C. was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

Skye W. Smith was promoted to partner at DLA Piper in Dallas, Tex. (May 2020)

Joon Hwang was promoted to shareholder at Littler Mendelson P.C. in Tysons Corner, Va. (Mar. 2020)

Che B. Mock, partner and co-founder of ESQ Agency in Nashville, Tenn., was recognized by the Nashville Business Journal a 40 under 40 award winner for 2020, and  (Mar. 2020)

2009

Nicholas Slater published a book entitled Look Out Above! (LOA!). The book, co-written with his father, seeks to help young professionals in the first five or so years of their work life following college or graduate school. (Sep. 2020)

Laura Dean, of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog in Raleigh, N.C., has been promoted to Of Counsel and was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America: "Ones to Watch" for Professional Malpractice Law in 2021. (Sep. 2020)

Lindsay K. Scott of Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs LLP was named one of Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch" in 2021.  (Sep. 2020)

2008

Eric David, a partner at Brooks Pierce Law Firm LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by 2021 North Carolina's Super Lawyers  for his work in business litigation. (Jan. 2021)

Sara Kroll Weed of Paul Hastings LLP in Atlanta, G.A. was elected Partner in the Fintech and Payments group. (Dec. 2020)

Jason Idilbi of Passport Labs, Inc. was named a 40 under 40 honoree by the Charlotte Business Journal. (Sep. 2020)

2007

Daniel M. Blau of Robert Hale and Associates in Raleigh, N.C. was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2021 in both appellate practice and criminal defense.  (Sep. 2020)

Kevin K. Nolan was promoted to partner at DLA Piper in Austin, Tex. (May 2020)

Sean C. Honeywill joined Barnes & Thornburg LLP as an associate in Atlanta. (Feb. 2020)

2006

Melody Jolly , a partner with Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Wilmington, N.C., was honored among Best Lawyers in America for 2021 in the area of Professional Liability defense. (Jan. 2021)

2005

Nicholas J. Bakatsias, of Carruthers & Roth, P.A. in Greensboro, NC, was named to the 2019 North Carolina Rising Stars List by North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine for the practice area of business/corporate.   (Jan. 2021)

Rebecca Flanagan received tenure at the University of Massachusetts School of Law. (Dec. 2020)

2004

Amos Barclay of Holland & Hart in Denver, C.O. was elected Partner. (Jan. 2021)

Tawanda Foster Artis, of the North Carolina General Assembly, received the NCBA Citizen Lawyer Award for 2020.  (Sep. 2020)

C. Allen York, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Real Estate Law. (Sep. 2020)

James R. Forrest , founder and CEO of Forrest Firm, was recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by  Super Lawyers  magazine.  (Feb. 2020)

2003

Jennifer Wondracek, Director of the Law Library and Professor of Legal Research and Writing at Capital University Law School, was named one of the most innovative and influential women in legal tech by the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center.  (Jan. 2021)

Gary L. Redwine joined HunterMacLean in the firm's Commercial Real Estate practice group. (Oct. 2020)

Addie Ries , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

J. Travis Hockaday, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

2002

Laura M. Dickey, Rear Admiral in the U.S. Coast Guard,  took command of the U.S. Coast Guard Fifth District on September 25th.  The Fifth District is responsible for all Coast Guard operations in the Mid-Atlantic region. RDML Dickey most recently served as the Deputy Director of Operations for U.S. Northern Command; she was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for her performance. (Oct. 2020)

Christopher R. Kiger, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants. (Sep. 2020)

The Honorable Samantha Hyatt Cabe was appointed as Chief District Court Judge for Judicial District 15B. (Sep. 2020)

Christopher C. "Chris" Lam, managing partner at Bradley in Charlotte, was named as one of Charlotte's 2020 "Most Admired CEOs" by the Charlotte Business Journal. (Feb. 2020)

Robert C. Van Arnam , a partner with Williams Mullen in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2020  North Carolina Super Lawyers  List in the field of intellectual property. (Jan. 2020)

2001

Paul Delamar III was elected district court judge for district 3B (Craven, Cateret, and Pamlico counties). (Dec. 2020)

Shawna Cannon Lemon of Stanek Lemon Crouse & Meeks, P.A. in Raleigh, N.C. was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2021 for Patent Law and Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice and as a 2020 Triangle Business Journal Women in Business Legal Leader. (Oct. 2020)

Joseph B. Widman  was appointed by California Governor Gavin Newsom to serve as a Judge of the California Superior Court for San Bernardino County. (Oct. 2020)

2000

Curtis "Trey" Allen, Associate Professor of Law and Government at the UNC School of Government, was named Albert and Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Term Associate Professor.  (Oct. 2020)

Dana E. Simpson, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Government Relations Practice.  (Sep. 2020)

Matthew D. Rhoad , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Real Estate Law.  (Sep. 2020)

1999

Keisha Y. Burnette accepted a position as Director of the Business and Legal Affairs at Game Show Network in Santa Monica, C.A. (Sep. 2020)

J. Mitch Armbruster, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Commercial Litigation. (Sep. 2020)

1998

Jonathan P. Heyl, a partner at Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP in Charlotte, N.C., was named President-Elect of the North Carolina Bar Association for a one-year term beginning in June 2021.  (Nov. 2020)

Kimberly Q. Swintosky, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the North Carolina Private Wealth Law Chapter of the 2020 Chambers and Partners: High Net Worth. (Sep. 2020)

Kimberly Quarles Swintosky, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Tax Law. (Sep. 2020)

Wayne K. Maiorano, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Construction Law. (Sep. 2020)

Amy Flanary-Smith,  special counsel at Parker Poe in Columbia, S.C., was selected to participate in the Riley Institute at Furman’s 13th class of Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI).  (Feb. 2020)

1997

Derek J. Allen co-founded Allen, Stahl & Kilbourne in Asheville, N.C.  (Mar. 2020)

1996

Margaret Westbrook, a partner at K&L Gates in the Raleigh and Charlotte offices, will be inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Bankruptcy in March 2021. (Dec. 2020)

Jamison Hall Hinkle, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

Martin L. White  of Johnston, Allison & Hord PA in Charlotte, N.C., was named Managing Partner. He succeeds fellow UNC Law alumni Darrell Shealy ('82), Jim Allison ('69), and Morry Johnston ('62) in the role.
(Sep. 2020)

1995

Kearns Davis, partner at Brooks Pierce in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized as an industry leader in the 2021 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers as "Legal Elite" for white collar.  He was also recognized in the Top  10 North Carolina Lawyers list. (Jan. 2021)

Walt L. Tippett Jr., partner at Brooks Pierce in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized as an industry leader in the 2021 edition of the North Carolina Super Lawyers as a "Super Lawyer" for business litigation. (Jan. 2021)

David S. Henson, a partner at Henson & Fuerst PA in Raleigh, N.C., was elected President of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. Mr. Henson has been actively involved in the North Carolina Advocates for Justice for more than 20 years. In recent years he has served on the Board of Governors, Executive Committee in several vice-president roles, and on innumerable committees and task forces.   (Sep. 2020)

Camden R. Webb , a partner with Williams Mullen in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2020  North Carolina Super Lawyers  List in the field of criminal defense: white collar. (Jan. 2020)

C. Kyle Musgrove, partner at Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP in Charlotte N.C., joined the firm's Life Sciences Industry Team. (Jan. 2020)

1994

H. Arthur Bolick II , partner at Brooks Pierce in Greensboro and Raleigh, N.C., was recognized as an industry leader in the 2021 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers for construction litigation. (Jan. 2021)

1993

Brett J. Denton, was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at Atrium Health in Charlotte, N.C. (Feb. 2020)

1992

Christine L. Mast was named Managing Partner of Hawkins, Parnell & Young. She is the first female to serve as Managing Partner in the firm's 60-year history.  (Oct. 2020)

W. Scott Fuller, partner at Cranfull Sumber & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America for workers’ compensation law - employers. (Sep. 2020)

The Honorable Debra Sasser was appointed Chief District Court Judge for the Tenth Judicial District (Wake County). (Sep. 2020)

James Kerr II,  general counsel of Southern Company, was honored as one of 13 Legends in Law by the 2020 Burton Awards. https://www.law360.com/articles/1302390/  (Sep. 2020)

Martin H. Brinkley, Dean of the University of North Carolina School of Law, was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

Scott A. Miskimon , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Commercial Litigation. (Sep. 2020)

Jacob R. Parrott III,  of Parker Poe in Raleigh, N.C., provided pro bono counsel to the Presbytery of New Hope on a large affordable housing development for senior citizens in downtown Raleigh.  (Feb. 2020)

1991

George B. Autry, Jr., partner at Cranfull Sumber & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America for eminent domain and condemnation law. (Sep. 2020)

Stephen E. Lewis, Chair of Troutman Pepper LLP in Atlanta, G.A., was named as a Lawyer of the Year by U.S. News and World Reports. (Sep. 2020)

Kerry A. Shad, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Employment Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment.  (Sep. 2020)

1990

Andrew "Drew" Patty II of McGlinchey Stafford PLLC in Baton Rouge, L.A. was recognized by Managing Intellectual Property magazine's "IP Stars." (Dec. 2020)

Asa Bell, Jr. of the Vincent-Pope Law Firm, PA served as the President of the Eastern North Carolina of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in 2020. (Dec. 2020)

R. Andrew Patty II, member of McGlinchy Stafford in Baton Rouge, La., was elected Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. (Dec. 2020)

R. Andrew Patty II, of McGlinchey Stafford in Baton Rouge, La.,  has been named Chair of AIPLA’s Chemical Practice Committee for a two-year term. (Nov. 2020)

Peter J. Marino, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Construction Law. (Sep. 2020)

Robert E. Duggins, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law. (Sep. 2020)

1989

Michael S. Fox  '89 of Greensboro, N.C. was appointed to the North Carolina Railroad Board of Directors as a member of the North Carolina Board of Transportation. Fox practices private law at Tuggle Duggins, Attorneys at Law. Fox has served on the North Carolina Board of Transportation since 2017. (Nov. 2020)

1988

Lisa Hayes. a senior vice president and senior wealth strategist at PNC Wealth Management, was re-elected board president of Executive Alliance, which promotes the advancement of women in business in Maryland. (Oct. 2020)

1987

John W. Ormand III, partner at Brooks Pierce in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized as an industry leader in the 2021 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers as a "Super Lawyer" for business litigation. (Jan. 2021)

Stephanie H. Autry, partner at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog in Raleigh, N.C., was selected in the 2021 edition of the North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine as a “Super Lawyer” for Eminent Domain. (Jan. 2021)

Stephanie Hutchins Autry, partner at Cranfull Sumber & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America for eminent domain and condemnation law. (Sep. 2020)

Byron B. Kirkland, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

Byron B. Kirkland , of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was named as the firm’s new managing partner. (Jan. 2020)

Stephanie Autry , a partner with Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2020  North Carolina Super Lawyers  List in the area of Eminent Domain. (Jan. 2020)

1986

Samuel H. “Lee” Poole, partner at Cranfull Sumber & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America for commercial litigation. (Sep. 2020)

Patricia L. Brown, executive vice-president and chief legal officer for SAS Institute in Cary, N.C., was honored as one of the Top 25 Women Leaders in 2020 by the IT Services Report. Prior to receiving her Juris Doctor from UNC, Brown served in the U.S. Marine Corps for five years as a paralegal. Having worked through the ranks, Brown assumed her current role in 2019.  (Sep. 2020)

Merrill M. Mason , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020  for Real Estate Law. (Sep. 2020)

Craig Lynch, of Parker Poe in Charlotte, N.C., was elected as secretary of the Florida State University Foundation Board of Trustees. (Sep. 2020)

Patricia L. Brown, executive vice-president and chief legal officer for SAS Institute in Cary, N.C., was appointed to the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology and Innovation by Governor Roy Cooper. (Feb. 2020)

Elizabeth D. Scott , a partner with Williams Mullen in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the “Top 50 Women Super Lawyers in North Carolina” list in the 2020  North Carolina Super Lawyers  List in the field of business litigation. (Jan. 2020)

1985

The Hon. J. Matthew Martin published a book entitled The Cherokee Supreme Court 1823-1835This book demonstrates how the Cherokee people—prior to their removal on the Trail of Tears—used their judicial system as an external exemplar of American legal values, while simultaneously deploying it as a bulwark for tribal culture and tradition in the face of massive societal pressure and change. (Dec. 2020)

Elizabeth G. Lindsey, shareholder and attorney at Davis, Matthews and Quigley, P.C. in Atlanta, became the 46th President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). (Nov. 2020)

David J. Burge, of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP in Atlanta, Ga., was appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to the Georgia Board of Community Affairs.  The Board oversees the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, which manages the state's programs, services and grants for Georgia's municipal governments, housing authorities and downtown development authorities.   (Oct. 2020)

Mark A. Finkelstein spoke at the dedication of the Col. Zane E. Finkelstein Judicial Center at Fort Hood Texas in May of 2019.  Zane Finkelstein was the long-time legal and legislative advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the only Judge Advocate Generals Corps officer decorated for valor in combat during the Vietnam war and Mark Finkelstein's father.  (Oct. 2020)

C.D. Taylor Pace, partner at Cranfull Sumber & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America for workers’ compensation law - employers. (Sep. 2020)

William Barnett, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

William W. Nelson , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Tax Law. (Sep. 2020)

Janice Perrin Paul, of Durham, N.C., retired following a 30-year career withe the State of North Carolina and is currently serving as an Administrative Law Judge with the Arizona Department of Economic Security. Jan was also reappointed by the Durham Board of County Commissioners to a second term on the Durham Department of Social Services Board, and is Secretary of the Durham Animal Welfare Advisory Board. Most importantly, Jan became a proud grandmother on April 5, 2020.  (Sep. 2020)

Thomas Johnson, Jr. , a partner with Williams Mullen in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2020  North Carolina Super Lawyers  List in the field of real estate/zoning: land use. (Jan. 2020)

1984

Deborah Lowder Hildebran-Bachofen of Manning, Fulton & Skinner, P.A. in Raleigh, N.C. was honored as a Lawyer of the Year for Trusts and Estates by Best Lawyers in America for 2021. (Sep. 2020)

Donald H. Tucker Jr. , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions. (Sep. 2020)

William H. Moss, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020  for Medical Malpractice Law. (Sep. 2020)

Cathy M. Rudisill,  partner at Nelson Mullins in Raleigh, N.C., was appointed to the City of Raleigh Board of Adjustment for a two year term.  (Feb. 2020)

1983

Jerome "Jay" Trehy of Jerome P. Trehy, Jr., PA was named to Best Lawyers for 2021 in the area of products liability litigation. (Nov. 2020)

Barbara R. Christy, a partner at Shell Bray in Greensboro, N.C., was sworn-in as president of the North Carolina State Bar. She is the fourth woman to lead the bar since its inception in 1933.  (Oct. 2020)

Andrew B. Blasi, a founding partner at Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann, P.A. in Boca Raton, F.L., was selected to Florida Trend's Legal Elite List. (Sep. 2020)

James W. Crawford III was appointed as Interim President of Felician University Rutherford, N.J. Crawford is a retired Admiral and the 43rd Judge Advocate General (JAG) of the United States Navy. He was selected by unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees.  (Sep. 2020)

Jay M. Goffman joined Rothschild and Co. as vice chairman, global advisory in New York, N.Y. (Mar. 2020)

1982

M. Alexander Charns of Charns Law Office in Durham, N.C. published a novel called Bones of Black Saints about a young Black Lives Matter activist who is charged with shooting a white Durham cop. (Sep. 2020)

Amos U. Priester IV , partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for IV Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy. (Sep. 2020)

Timothy P. Lehan, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants. (Sep. 2020)

1981

Steven H. Sholk of Gibbons P.C. published an updated version of his article, A Guide to Election Year Activities of Section 501(c)(3) Organizations by Practising Law Institute as part of its 2020 Course Handbook for the seminar, Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings. (Oct. 2020)

Former U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre joined Ward and Smith as Senior Advisor for Government Relations and Economic Development. (Oct. 2020)

Susan H. Hargrove, a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Commercial Litigation. (Sep. 2020)

Steven H. Sholk, director at Gibbons P.C. in Newark, N.J., published an article, Commentary to Model Equity Compensation Plan Exempt from Section 409A, in the Bloomberg BNA Portfolio, Deferred Compensation Arrangements. (Sep. 2020)

D.C. “Mike” McIntyre II, Director of Government Relations for Poyner Spruill in Raleigh, N.C., was selected to receive the 2020 Liberty Bell Award by the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association. The award recognizes McIntyre for his commitment to strengthening our democracy and promoting civic engagement. 

(Sep. 2020)

Holmes P. Harden , a partner with Williams Mullen in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2020  North Carolina Super Lawyers  List in the field of bankruptcy: business. (Jan. 2020)

1979

R. Donavan Munford Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized in the North Carolina Private Wealth Law Chapter of the 2020 Chambers and Partners: High Net Worth.
(Sep. 2020)

Don Munforda partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

Katherine McArthur Floyd, founder and owner of McArthur Law Firm in Macon, Ga., was recognized as a 2019 and 2020 Super Lawyer in the Georgia Super Lawyers list. She was also named to Top 100 Attorneys, Top 50 Women, and Top 10 Attorneys in Georgia by Super Lawyers. (Sep. 2020)

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 for 2021 and in Georgia Super Lawyer for 2020. (Sep. 2020)

M. Keith Kapp , a partner with Williams Mullen in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the "Top 25 Super Lawyers in Raleigh" list in the 2020  North Carolina Super Lawyers   List in the field of business litigation. (Jan. 2020)

1978

Neil Krugman of Waller Lansden Dorth & Davis LLP of Nashville, T.N. was named a Board Member of the Nashville Public Library Foundation for 2021. (Oct. 2020)

The Honorable Carl Raymond Fox is retiring from his role as Senior Resident Superior Court Judge for Judicial District 15B (Chatham and Orange Counties). He served on the bench for over 14 years and has spent over 42 years as a judicial branch employee. (Sep. 2020)

1977

Gary S. Parsons, partner at Brooks Pierce in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized as an industry leader in the 2021 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers as a "Super Lawyers" for business litigation.   (Jan. 2021)

Richard Boyette , a partner with Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2021  North Carolina Super Lawyers  List in the area of professional liability defense. (Jan. 2021)

Richard T. Boyette, partner at Cranfull Sumber & Hartzog LLP in Raleigh, N.C., was named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America for mediation. (Sep. 2020)

William G. "Bill" Pappas, partner at Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP in Raleigh, N.C., received the North Carolina Bar Association's inaugural Alfred L. Purrington III Memorial Public Service Award. (Feb. 2020)

1976

Noah Hufstetler III of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Raleigh, N.C. was named to Benchmark Litigation's 2021 rankings as a local litigation star in October 2020 and was awarded the Leaders Award by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. (Dec. 2020)

Carl N. Patterson Jr., a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation – Securities. (Sep. 2020)

1974

Stuart Williams, counsel for Henson & Efron PA in Minneapolis, M.N., was honored by Minnesota Montly Magazine as one of Minnesota's 100 Most Influential Health Care Leaders based on his many years of service on many Minnesota health licensing boards. (Jan. 2021)

Luther Cochrane, Chairman of the Cochrane Group in Charleston, S.C., was elected by the National Academy of Construction for the class of 2020. (Nov. 2020)

Stuart Williams, of Henson & Efron P.A. in Minneapolis, Minn., was named to Best Lawyers in America in 2020 for commercial litigation.  (Sep. 2020)

Stuart Williams of Henson & Efron, P.A.in Minneapolis, was selected as a 2020 honoree by Super Lawyers. (Sep. 2020)

Richard Y. Stevens, of Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., received the NCBA Citizen Lawyer Award for 2020 and was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2020  (Sep. 2020)

1973

John Amos John Ward  '73 of New Bern, N.C. was appointed to the Tyron Place Commission as a member at-large. Ward, a retired attorney and mediator, has served his country (US Navy) and his community over his considerable years on many professional, civic, and charitable organizations. Currently, he is active in the Tryon Palace Commission as Vice Chairman and the N.C. Aquarium Society. (Nov. 2020)

William Thomas "Tom" Parrott III, lead counsel of Radical Combustion Technologies, LLC, was selected for inclusion for the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America.  Tom is married to Katharine Huey Parrott, UNC undergrad ’72.   (Oct. 2020)

Robert R. Caliri of Libertyville, I.L. retired from Olson & Cepuritis Ltd. (Oct. 2020)

Noel Allen was recognized by Best Lawyers in America for both Antitrust and Administrative Law in 2021. (Sep. 2020)

1972

Lacy H. Reaves , a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law. (Sep. 2020)

1971

Ann Reed Dunn '71 of Raleigh, N.C. was appointed to the Executive Mansion Fine Arts Committee as a member at-large. Dunn is retired from being a Senior Deputy Attorney General for the Administrative Law Division of the Department of Justice. Dunn has previously served on the Wake County Bar Association and has won the Joseph Branch Professionalism Award. (Nov. 2020)

1970

The Honorable William Erwin Spainhour of the North Carolina Superior Court received the NCBA Citizen Lawyer Award for 2020.  (Sep. 2020)

1969

The Honorable Robert Carl Hunter was elected to the second induction class for the recently renamed General Practice Hall of Fame. It was established in 1989 by the General Practice Section. (Jan. 2021)

1968

Pender R. McElroy of James, McElroy & Diehl PA was elected to the second induction class for the recently renamed General Practice Hall of Fame. It was established in 1989 by the General Practice Section. (Jan. 2021)

1967

John L. Jernigan, a Chairman at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., was recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2020 for Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law. (Sep. 2020)

1962

EDWIN G. SAPP teaches business management and leadership classes for the University of Maryland Global Campus and Norwich University and is serving his 13th year as a volunteer counselor helping job seekers find satisfactory employment. (Sep. 2020)



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