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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

Employee Benefits Day Webinar: Executive Compensation

3/12/2019

Attracting and retaining executives and key employees is critical to an organization's success. As a result, offers of employment often come with special perks and promises. These additional benefits are essential in attracting the executive, but can create unintended liabilities. This session will identify common issues associated with executive compensation arrangements, discuss the potential liability, and provide practical tips to allow you to spot potential issues before they become liabilities.

Poyner Spruill’s First Ever NCAA Tournament Party

3/12/2019

This year we will be hosting our first annual NCAA Party!

Mayo named Client Choice Award winner in North Carolina

2/19/2019

RALEIGH, N.C. — Poyner Spruill partner Kelsey Mayo has been named the 2019 Client Choice Award winner in the Employment & Benefits category for North Carolina.

Terminating Employment: Best Practices to Navigate the Termination Minefield

2/13/2019

How an employer manages an employment termination is often the determinative factor in whether an employee sues for wrongful termination. This webinar discussion focuses upon best practices that should be used to minimize frequency of post-termination lawsuits, severance and release considerations, and essential planning and documentation for termination of an employee.

WEBINAR: The Regulators’ Update

2/7/2019

Leadership of the N.C. Adult Care Licensure Section, along with members of the p.s. Health Law Team, will present an update on adult care home survey and regulatory issues, including new developments in regulatory interpretation and application during surveys by the Adult Care Licensure Section.

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