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Overview

Poyner Spruill has offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, and Southern Pines, North Carolina, giving it a statewide presence. The firm’s size enables it to foster individual attorney excellence in such diverse practice areas as bankruptcy, workouts, creditors’ rights, employment law, immigration, commercial real estate, employee benefits, banking law, privacy and information security, venture capital, public utilities, health care law, governmental relations, environmental law, securities law, municipal law, construction law, white collar criminal defense, as well as trials and appeals in all state, federal and administrative courts and tribunals and alternative dispute resolution. The firm brings to bear the resources, talent, and experience of all its offices to serve the needs of its clients. In addition, its reputation, size, and client base enable Poyner Spruill to effectively represent the national and regional interests of its clients.

The firm is the North Carolina law firm member of SCG Legal, an association of fifty independent law firms located in the fifty state capitals and several foreign countries. Poyner Spruill clients have immediate access to legal representation in every state and in countries such as Mexico, Canada and Great Britain. Member firms of SCG Legal practice independently and not in a relationship for the joint practice of law.

The firm is also a member of the USLAW NETWORK, an affiliation of more than 60 independent firms and over 3,500 litigators across the United States. USLAW NETWORK member firms provide high quality legal representation to major corporations, captive insurance companies, insurance carriers, and large and small businesses across the United States. Member firms of USLAW NETWORK practice independently and not in a relationship for the joint practice of law.

what's new at the firm

Two Poyner Spruill Attorneys Help Work for Tomorrow through Mentor Program at UNC Law

2/20/2018

RALEIGH, NC – Founded in 2016, the McIntyre-Whichard Legal Fellows Program is now in its second year of existence at the University of North Carolina School of Law. The program was founded by two UNC Law School alums and is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Study Center and the UNC Christian Legal Society. The program is named after Poyner Spruill partner and former U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre and former N.C. Supreme Court Justice Willis Whichard, who are both alums of the university and serve as program mentors.

Poyner Spruill Diversity Committee to host panel discussion with key leaders in the legal field to celebrate Black History Month

2/12/2018

The Poyner Spruill Diversity Committee is celebrating Black History Month by hosting an intimate panel discussion with key leaders who have been successful in the legal field.

Twenty-three Poyner Spruill Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers in 2018

2/5/2018

RALEIGH, NC – Poyner Spruill is pleased to announce that 16 of its attorneys have been recognized as 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers and 7 were named as 2018 North Carolina Rising Stars by North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine.

Poyner Spruill’s Client Service & Strategy Manager to Present at the 2018 Festival of Legal Learning

1/23/2018

RALEIGH, NC – Poyner Spruill’s Manager of Client Service & Strategy, Brandi Hobbs, has been invited to present at the University of North Carolina School of Law’s 2018 Festival of Legal Learning. The festival will take place February 9-10 at The William & Ida Friday Continuing Education Center in Chapel Hill.

Poyner Spruill files amicus brief with U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of European business organizations

1/12/2018

RALEIGH, NC — Led by partner Saad Gul, the law firm of Poyner Spruill LLP filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of five European business organizations, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a lower court’s ruling preventing officials from accessing specific private emails housed on a server in Ireland.

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