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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

  • 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
  • Eugene S. GriggsPartnert: 704.342.5320f: 704.342.5264
  • 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

    McIntyre Leadership Challenge Excites, Ignites, and Inspires Youth

    7/12/2017

    Mike McIntyre recently announced at the NC Bar Association Annual Meeting, his new Youth Leadership Challenge. The Youth Leadership program will provide opportunities for civic engagement to High School students and community leadership.

    Webinar: ERISA Fiduciaries, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Risks: HIPAA, HITECH, and ERISA Preemption of State Data Breach Laws

    6/20/2017

    This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employee benefits counsel on trends in data breaches for ERISA healthcare and retirement plans, lessons from recent BCBS/Anthem litigation, ERISA fiduciary obligations, ERISA preemption of state data breach laws, and contractual risk mitigation with third-party administrators (TPAs).

    Poyner Spruill Attorneys Honored by Chambers USA in Seven Practice Areas

    6/2/2017

    RALEIGH - Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked seven practice areas and sixteen Poyner Spruill LLP attorneys as leaders in their respective fields. Poyner Spruill received rankings, which identify the firm as a leader in North Carolina, for outstanding work in the following practice areas:

    Charlie Davis Joins Poyner Spruill

    6/1/2017

    Charles E. “Charlie” Davis III has joined Poyner Spruill as an associate attorney practicing in the areas of estate and trust planning and administration, taxation, and business law.

    Brett A. Carpenter joins Poyner Spruill

    6/1/2017

    Raleigh, NC – Brett A. Carpenter has joined Poyner Spruill’s Raleigh office as an associate, with a focus on helping clients with labor and employment law matters.

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