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Managing Partner

  • Daniel G. CahillManaging Partnert: 919.783.2902f: 919.783.1075
  • management committee

  • Brian F. CorbettPartnert: 919.783.2826f: 919.783.1075
  • Chad W. EssickPartnert: 919.783.2896f: 919.783.1075
  • Susanna Knutson GibbonsPartnert: 919.783.2813f: 919.783.1075
  • Thomas L. OgburnPartnert: 704.342.5258f: 704.342.5264
  • Michael E. SlipskyPartnert: 919.783.2851f: 919.783.1075
  • Timothy W. WilsonPartnert: 252.972.7114f: 919.783.1075
  • management team

  • Brandi M. HobbsSenior Manager, Client Services & Strategic Initiatives t: 704.342.5255f: 704.342.5264
  • Ellen M. KinsingerChief Information Officert: 919.783.1010f: 919.783.1075
  • Nancy W. LesterAccounting Managert: 919.783.2990f: 919.783.1075
  • Nina M. LongDirector of Human Resourcest: 919.783.2964f: 919.783.1075
  • Debra S. SmithBilling Services Managert: 919.783.2986f: 919.783.1075
  • Jack L. Stone Jr.Chief Operating Officert: 919.783.1009f: 919.783.1075
  • M. Leigh WhitleyRocky Mount Office Managert: 252.972.7059f: 919.783.1075
  • section leaders

  • Kenneth L. BurgessPartnert: 919.783.2917f: 919.783.1075
  • Brian F. CorbettPartnert: 919.783.2826f: 919.783.1075
  • David DreifusPartnert: 919.783.2817f: 919.783.1075
  • J. Nicholas EllisPartnert: 252.972.7115f: 919.783.1075
  • Susanna Knutson GibbonsPartnert: 919.783.2813f: 919.783.1075
  • Keith H. JohnsonPartnert: 919.783.1013f: 919.783.1075
  • David R. KrosnerPartnert: 919.783.2844f: 919.783.1075
  • James M. O'Brien IIIPartnert: 919.783.2872f: 919.783.1075
  • what's new at the firm

    Justice Fund Dedication Ceremony for Mike McIntyre

    11/9/2017

    RALEIGH, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 – Last Thursday, on November 2nd, the North Carolina Bar Foundation (NCBF) held a ceremony to present the Douglas Carmichael “Mike” McIntyre II Justice Fund, which is a restricted endowment fund that establishes the McIntyre Youth Leadership Challenge.

    Jesse St.Cyr Joins Poyner Spruill LLP

    11/3/2017

    RALEIGH, NOVEMBER 3, 2017 – Poyner Spruill is pleased to announce that Jesse St.Cyr has joined the firm as a partner on our Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation team.

    Poyner Spruill LLP ranked in 2018 "Best Law Firms"

    11/1/2017

    Raleigh, NC, United States, NOVEMBER 1, 2017-- U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings.

    Poyner Spruill Profiled by Benchmark Litigation; Three Poyner Spruill Attorneys Named State Litigation Stars

    10/27/2017

    RALEIGH, NC, OCTOBER 27, 2017 – Benchmark Litigation has listed Poyner Spruill as a Recommended Law Firm and named three Poyner Spruill attorneys as State Litigation Stars in their 2018 edition.

    UNC School of Law Career Trek 2017 Hosted by Poyner Spruill LLP

    10/27/2017

    RALEIGH, NC, OCTOBER 27, 2017 – Last Thursday, Poyner Spruill welcomed sixteen students from the University of North Carolina School of Law’s Center for Banking and Finance for their annual Career Trek. UNC’s Career Trek program seeks to give law students firsthand experience of what it is like to work in the legal realm of the banking and finance industry.

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