News EVENT: Advanced Directives for Adult Care HomesJoin us Thursday, October 25th 12pm - 1pm2018-10-19T11:39:00Zf91dd869-4b98-4a4a-bde9-d6f4b7600b80 Spruill’s Cahill to serve on Raleigh Chamber’s Executive Committee for 2018-19RALEIGH, N.C. — Poyner Spruill LLP is pleased to announce that firm managing partner Dan Cahill has been selected to serve on the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Committee. The board confirmed Cahill with a slate of nominees at its July meeting, and his term for 2018-19 started October 1.2018-10-02T20:16:00Zf4beac10-25f4-4695-8574-5408e027f5ae EVENT: Advanced Directives2018-09-17T13:14:00Zde60637d-268f-489c-8525-a4197a6216b0 Spruill strengthens multiple practice areas with addition of 4 new attorneysRALEIGH, N.C. — Poyner Spruill LLP, a commercial law firm with offices across the state of North Carolina, is pleased to announce the hiring of four new attorneys and welcome them to the firm.2018-09-05T20:06:00Z01277d26-2623-4d0d-968c-1bf78eb84217 Nicholas Ellis Named 2019 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in RaleighRALEIGH, N.C., August 15, 2018 - Poyner Spruill LLP attorney J. Nicholas Ellis was recently selected as the 2019 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation – Real Estate in the Raleigh area.2018-08-15T19:52:00Z1c371252-464e-4821-a99d-e6976607f75e Best Lawyers In America® 2019RALEIGH, NC, AUGUST 15, 2018 -- Poyner Spruill today announced that 27 of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019.2018-08-15T18:13:00Z1edebbd1-f38f-4d1b-8c0a-396cc1234c92 EVENT: Top 8 Issues for Contracting with a Vendor 2018-08-08T14:30:00Z5ffb97a2-a46f-4411-b462-3df10d6d9358 Spruill redefines attorney-client collaboration and raises the bar with recent client service initiatives RALEIGH, N.C. — Poyner Spruill LLP hosted over 70 professionals at Market Hall for a Legal Lean Sigma Institute® Project Management Yellow Belt Certification Course earlier this week in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dan Cahill, the firm’s managing partner was in attendance and opened the event on Monday.2018-07-27T20:00:00Z7081a104-553c-46cf-80b4-8b6359c4e027 Spruill’s Mackie named to Benchmark Litigation "40 & Under Hot List"RALEIGH, N.C. — Benchmark Litigation’s recently published 40 & Under Hot List included recognition for Poyner Spruill Partner Caroline Mackie in the South Region. The practitioners on the list are considered among the top young talent in their litigation communities in the United States and Canada.2018-07-19T19:47:00Z8cf965f0-754e-4887-9fa3-f11c5ecb9ff2 Back on Poyner Spruill’s 2018 Summer Associate Program RALEIGH, N.C. — Poyner Spruill’s 2018 Summer Associate Program brought in six law students from across North Carolina.2018-07-12T14:49:00Zdb131faf-d415-41ae-b720-189736a4eb4f EVENT: Roommate Changes and Resident Room Relocations under the Revised CMS Requirements of Participation 2018-07-02T15:59:00Za9420d52-75c7-49cd-8c8f-bdd6df7c5e0b Spruill partner McIntyre receives prestigious state public service awardPoyner Spruill partner and former North Carolina Congressman Mike McIntyre has been honored for a lifetime of public service by the North Carolina Bar Association. McIntyre received The Chief Justice I. Beverly Lake Jr. Public Service Award at the Bar Association’s Awards Banquet at its convention on Thursday, June 21 in Wilmington, North Carolina.2018-06-22T15:41:00Z27af4b01-4d71-405d-8e15-ae6f31f3e762 us for a Legal Mocktail Women's Networking Training Program2018-06-19T19:21:00Z91037efc-b22e-428d-a986-62ae29b3cd03 Us for a Lunch & Learn to Learn How the Recent Tax Changes Affect Your Personal LifeThe recent tax changes affect your personal life: things like estate planning, divorce, and the ownership and transfer of real estate. Join us to learn more about how and what you can do to mitigate the impact.2018-05-31T14:41:00Z403275f9-b1cf-4def-845f-6425076d6187 EVENT: Employment Issues for an ACHJoin us for the next installment in the NCALA - Poyner Spruill Webinar Series: Employment Issues for an ACH on June 21st!2018-05-28T13:50:00Zca3e883a-1788-4416-8111-24e64b8389eb McIntyre Youth Leadership Challenge Inspires Students, Judges & Communities at Law Day CeremoniesRALEIGH, N.C. – A brand new program, designed to “light a fire in young people” to make positive changes in their own communities, has already impacted not only the students involved, but also teachers, parents, attorneys, local charities and one of the state’s highest courts.2018-05-18T20:44:00Z0b5dc645-2a4a-443a-95d3-117c6e311c6f EVENT: Therapy, Therapy, TherapyJoin us for the next installment in the NCHCFA - Poyner Spruill Webinar Series: Therapy, Therapy, Therapy on May 17th!2018-05-09T15:17:00Zde4106d8-ef2e-486b-9d96-12ec0d8f8f87 attorneys from Poyner Spruill inducted into North Carolina Pro Bono Honor SocietyRALEIGH, N.C. — Poyner Spruill LLP is pleased to have five of the firm’s attorneys named to the 2017 North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society.2018-05-09T14:33:00Za98a5fcf-383e-4df7-bccc-dec35b0fec0e USA 2018 Ranks Fifteen Poyner Spruill Attorneys as Leaders in North CarolinaRALEIGH - Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked seven practice areas and fifteen Poyner Spruill LLP attorneys as leaders in their respective fields.2018-05-07T14:58:00Z51c30b4a-7942-4e55-bbb1-34beadaa9deb Spruill Partners with Business North Carolina Magazine for a Health Care Roundtable Discussion2018-05-03T17:41:00Za1c43365-6738-407b-a8d3-6dcd415aa331 Nye Joins Poyner Spruill LLPRALEIGH, MARCH 22, 2018 – Poyner Spruill is pleased to announce Liza Nye has joined the firm as an associate in Poyner Spruill’s Banking and Financial Services section.2018-03-22T20:43:00Z227380ec-227c-4473-b79a-73245db7d640 Spruill partner honored with excellence award from Federal Bar Association chapterThe Eastern District of North Carolina chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) honored Poyner Spruill partner David Long last week with its second annual Judge David W. Daniel Award for Excellence in the Legal Community.2018-02-27T15:51:00Ze3fd67d6-9e38-4b31-b36c-b33a5fa28abe EVENT: New CMS ROPs for SNFs and what the term "resident representative" meansWe're partnering with NCHCFA to bring you a new webinar series open to all NCHCFA members. Register now!2018-02-21T19:34:00Z1734194d-821b-4db7-8e8f-fd7e4df04a77 Poyner Spruill Attorneys Help Work for Tomorrow through Mentor Program at UNC Law 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.2018-02-20T17:35:00Zc2bbaddf-e685-44e3-81e6-cbf687f144c6 Spruill partner named to NDI advisory council, promoting international equality for marginalized groupsRaleigh, NC — The National Democratic Institute (NDI) recently named Poyner Spruill partner Jill Walters to its Equal Voices for Democracy Advisory Council, putting her in a unique position to drive the push for equality in developing democracies around the world.2018-02-14T18:13:00Z5182c35d-995f-4e38-90fc-06bfb88fa900 Spruill Diversity Committee to host panel discussion with key leaders in the legal field to celebrate Black History MonthThe 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.2018-02-12T21:21:00Z98303e74-eb33-4c40-88f5-079b949e06ae Poyner Spruill Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers in 2018RALEIGH, 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.2018-02-05T17:10:00Z3d1c9f47-87eb-42b8-89a8-0531efda0aba Spruill’s Client Service & Strategy Manager to Present at the 2018 Festival of Legal LearningRALEIGH, 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.2018-01-23T19:50:00Zb6113b45-56e2-471d-ad84-1dec7ff7ca2f Spruill files amicus brief with U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of European business organizationsRALEIGH, 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.2018-01-12T21:18:00Zb7bff012-c5a6-4fe6-8fb4-4c07ce3075b7 EVENT: All Things Adult Care Home SurveyWe're partnering with NCALA to bring you a two-part webinar series: All Things Adult Care Home Survey. Register now!2018-01-09T18:01:00Z4456602b-18ed-4106-8c43-698b48e6a99c Poyner Spruill Attorneys Selected for 2018 Legal EliteRALEIGH, NC – Poyner Spruill is proud to announce that ten of our attorneys received recognition as a member of Business North Carolina’s 2018 class of Legal Elite.2018-01-03T20:30:00Z0a11d61d-c43c-4284-b5b4-43083cb14ceb Spruill Announces Caroline Mackie and Paul Fogleman as PartnersRALEIGH, NC – Poyner Spruill LLP is pleased to announce that Caroline Mackie and Paul Fogleman have been named Partners in the firm. “Both Caroline and Paul have been great advocates for our clients and are wonderful additions to our partnership,” said Dan Cahill, the firm’s Managing Partner.2018-01-02T15:19:00Z85df52fc-5d99-4988-a765-31813c78c81b memory of John MacKethan, long-time and valued member of the Poyner Spruill family2017-12-20T15:00:00Z2c64fff7-3b4b-469d-9eb7-f35014eba3ba Poyner Spruill Staff Members Named 2017 Unsung Legal Heroes by Lawyers WeeklyRALEIGH, DECEMBER 4, 2017 – Last week’s Lawyers Weekly issue included the names of North Carolina’s 2017 Unsung Legal Heroes Honorees, and three of Poyner Spruill’s staff members received the honor.2017-12-04T19:34:00Zbc90055c-d8d3-4405-8e58-1b8feba311cc Raleigh YMCA to be named Poyner YMCARALEIGH, DECEMBER 1, 2017 – Yesterday it was announced that the new YMCA, scheduled to open in downtown Raleigh in the spring of next year, will be named Poyner YMCA after Poyner Spruill namesake, James M. Poyner.2017-12-01T21:13:00Z70518df2-47e8-4fe6-9087-ecc3d33a3b72 Fund Dedication Ceremony for Mike McIntyreRALEIGH, 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.2017-11-09T18:59:00Z3fe0d5e4-7124-42ac-a360-1e110b0007ff St.Cyr Joins Poyner Spruill LLPRALEIGH, 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.2017-11-03T18:03:00Z6885aa6e-3b54-4e14-a70f-1397e4edd6a2 Spruill LLP ranked in 2018 "Best Law Firms"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.2017-11-01T18:16:00Za394598f-f3f4-41bc-9fae-e86bffede21f Spruill Profiled by Benchmark Litigation; Three Poyner Spruill Attorneys Named State Litigation StarsRALEIGH, 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.2017-10-27T15:10:00Zbca42a4d-a546-4def-bf3e-2087786829e6 School of Law Career Trek 2017 Hosted by Poyner Spruill LLPRALEIGH, 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.2017-10-27T14:31:00Z4d3da30d-3311-42cd-9c3b-89bc8bd24891 Johnson Named 2018 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in RaleighRALEIGH, N.C., OCTOBER 2, 2017 - Poyner Spruill LLP attorney Keith H. Johnson was recently selected as the 2018 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Environmental Law in the Raleigh area.2017-10-02T18:03:00Za921a2d3-ec85-478b-8160-0693925e6708 Spruill Continues Growth, Welcomes Five New Attorneys RALEIGH, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 – Poyner Spruill, a commercial law firm with offices across the state, is pleased to announce Dylan Castellino, Kate Dewberry, Cheslie Kryst, and Hannah Munn have joined the firm as associates, and Emily Meeker has joined as Of Counsel.2017-09-14T18:26:00Zcb3dd12e-417a-4eb3-9c53-add4224cfb7d fond memory of Howard Chalk Broughton, devoted member of the Poyner Spruill family for twelve years2017-09-01T18:34:00Z82ac6570-d198-4aa2-9ed5-f877caa7b07e Best Lawyers In America® 2018RALEIGH, NC, AUGUST 15, 2017 -- Poyner Spruill announced today that 30 of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018.2017-08-15T16:21:00Zd69c8aed-6b98-4d36-a59d-450b0754ad0f Announces New Managing Partner, Executive Leaders: Firm Creates Two Slots on Management Committee to Support Succession PlanRaleigh, N.C. — Poyner Spruill LLP is pleased to announce that its partners have elected commercial litigator Daniel G. Cahill as managing partner of the firm, as well as created two new seats on its management committee to support the firm’s succession planning.2017-08-07T17:44:00Z93dafdea-fb8c-4753-95e0-e896a17b5261 Leadership Challenge Excites, Ignites, and Inspires YouthMike 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.2017-07-12T18:24:00Z8501abc1-8a7a-440e-bffa-3de1b1a6b209 ERISA Fiduciaries, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Risks: HIPAA, HITECH, and ERISA Preemption of State Data Breach LawsThis 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).2017-06-20T13:08:00Z2cbdb254-3640-4fa1-b696-e1243b95a9d4 Spruill Attorneys Honored by Chambers USA in Seven Practice AreasRALEIGH - 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:2017-06-02T18:52:00Z7e54592e-5fab-42a5-a434-5a005196b3db Davis Joins Poyner Spruill 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.2017-06-01T19:41:00Zc69807a5-785c-4233-a4f0-c37e2403b92d A. Carpenter joins Poyner SpruillRaleigh, 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.2017-06-01T15:45:00Zcc5fdbd7-0c9a-4fba-9c73-92f1b929da38 Poyner Spruill Attorneys Recognized for Pro Bono EffortsRaleigh, NC – Four Poyner Spruill attorneys have been inducted into the inaugural cohort of the Pro Bono Honor Society by the N.C. Supreme Court.2017-05-31T14:57:00Z3751c134-836c-46cd-854f-e09eaa6750b9 Spruill Elects Two New Partners to Management CommitteePoyner Spruill LLP announced today the election of two new partners to serve on its seven-member Management Committee, the committee that acts as the firm’s governing body and is responsible for day-to-day operations.2017-05-09T14:25:00Zadae853b-94e6-4887-87b9-24e1426abae1 Spruill Partner Earns Certified Information Privacy Professional DesignationRaleigh, NC – Saad Gul, a partner who focuses on privacy issues, appellate law and regulatory issues, has earned the globally recognized Certified Information Privacy Professional designation from the International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP). 2017-04-21T12:48:00Z3fd0a106-7c6d-4d5e-8d89-73f53460f8a7 Davis and Rob Glowacki Join Poyner Spruill LLPPoyner Spruill is pleased to announce Charlie Davis and Rob Glowacki have joined the firm as associates.2017-04-10T19:33:00Z8f911018-6d96-4332-9657-b59923b676c8 Spruill partner Named Fellow of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity“It’s an honor to help build a better and more diverse legal profession,” said Gul. “A more diverse legal profession opens doors to all Americans, draws upon the strengths of all Americans and helps protect the liberties and rights of all Americans. The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is making important progress toward the goal of building a better and more diverse profession. I’m delighted to be part of this effort.”2017-03-15T15:27:00Z77a6b44a-3041-4a40-b4ff-4421a59e1746 Brader, Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Lawyer, Joins Poyner Spruill LLP2017-03-13T13:35:00Zd827541e-8525-4379-8bb3-bcc73a13d423 Law in a Nutshell WebinarJoin us for an instructional webinar on Family Law on March 2nd from 11:00am-12:00pm. Poyner Spruill divorce attorney Steve Epstein will explain the fundamental components of divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, and alienation of affections. He will also answer questions submitted by attendees.2017-03-02T00:00:00Z95aa2a27-3d19-4ba9-a972-04751004be4f Join us for a breakfast discussion - Why have over 300 businesses formed captive insurers in NCProtect Your Business and Preserve More Income. You are invited to a panel discussion exploring what captives are, when you should consider setting up one, how the tax code can help the captive pay for itself, and more. 2017-02-15T16:21:00Z7ddd71c7-d474-403e-943e-80e579167815 Lunch & Learn: Advertising Law 101 for Tech Marketing ProfessionalsAdvertising Law 101 for Tech Marketing Professionals This presentation will educate attendees on the "need-to-know" basics of advertising law. Marketing professionals in the Tech Industry regularly navigate issues that require a familiarity with truth in advertising, disclosure and endorsement rules for social media marketing, and privacy law - just to name a few. Knowing the basics of advertising law can insulate a company from a host of sanctions, fees, and other consequences. 2017-02-14T17:14:00Zb90ace36-f555-4703-8ae1-6c4167a89a88 Johnson, Financial Services Lawyer, Joins Poyner Spruill LLPWe are pleased to announce Chase Johnson has joined the firm as an associate lawyer in the Raleigh office. Her law practice involves representing investment banks and financial institutions in their roles as issuers, underwriters, and mortgage loan sellers in both public and private offerings of mortgage-backed securities.2017-01-20T20:22:00Z0afd211c-c728-4810-b5e9-cb5d9b3111a5 Sanders, Corporate and Real Estate Lawyer, Becomes Partner with FirmWe are pleased to announce that Stephanie Sanders has been elected as Partner in the firm. She represents clients in connection with commercial real estate matters, including acquisition, disposition, financing, development and leasing of commercial real estate.2017-01-18T15:04:00Zf085c430-2be4-4d97-88f7-4b00d77f35dc Poyner Spruill Attorneys Honored by Super LawyersPoyner Spruill is pleased to announce that 20 of its attorneys have been recognized as 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers and 8 were named as 2017 North Carolina Rising Stars by North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine. Each year, the publishers of Super Lawyers Magazine, undertake a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research to identify outstanding lawyers, evaluation of candidates based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and peer achievement, a blue ribbon panel review by practice area and state, and a discipline check of each candidate. No more than five percent of the attorneys in each state are recognized by Super Lawyers.2017-01-16T13:48:00Z9047226d-0c36-4b43-8e8b-778dad9d8005 co-founded by Poyner Spruill attorney to be featured at Governor’s Inaugural BallRALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 3, 2017 — A brewery co-founded by Poyner Spruill attorney Deborah Sperati, Koi Pond Brewing Company, has been selected as to serve samples at the North Carolina Governor’s Inaugural Ball Jan. 7. 2017-01-06T14:32:00Z6f472ba4-7fc8-46c4-833e-9f78aedc3263 Poyner Spruill Attorneys Selected as 2017 Legal EliteWe're proud to announce 17 of our attorneys have been ranked among Business North Carolina magazine's 2017 "Legal Elite."2017-01-04T15:00:00Ze20e23a9-7b08-41b9-b1db-6f4f83ee5f56 Spruill lawyer named President of Eastern N.C. Chapter of ABOTA J. Nicholas Ellis, a Poyner Spruill partner, has been named President of the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). 2016-12-14T15:43:00Zddc964d4-f091-424e-bfeb-1a6a3749b80f Spruill Returns to its Roots DowntownWe are pleased to announce that our Rocky Mount office has moved from its temporary location on Sunset Avenue back to its downtown home at 130 S. Franklin Street.2016-11-21T22:01:00Z6a38bac2-cdfa-49fe-953f-160575b5be53 Rowe Named as USLAW Employment and Labor Law Practice Group ChairRALEIGH, N.C., - Poyner Spruill LLP is proud to announce that firm partner Steven A. Rowe has been appointed chair of the USLAW NETWORK Employment and Labor Law Practice Group. Steve was named to the position by the USLAW Board of Directors and will serve a one year term in the post. Steve began his term at the recent USLAW Fall Conference in Colorado Springs.2016-11-09T18:07:00Z0e171765-03a3-406c-9cb5-17a2cf7965b5 plant denial overturned2016-11-03T00:59:00Z9cd08e27-6ab0-46ef-9dc0-53ab3cc8f638 Davenport and Colin McGrath Join Poyner Spruill LLP 2016-10-21T18:12:00Zbd2f084e-3bd3-4cec-b8a5-2b51c66bbf2a Poyner Spruill Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers® in America List 2016-08-16T00:00:00Ze483bf8b-85cd-43b7-aba2-b8e924951994 Ellis and Susie Gibbons Named 2017 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in Raleigh2016-08-16T00:00:00Z0ac5c208-3966-4c2d-b541-29d16683724b Burgess and Karen Chapman Chosen as North Carolina Leaders in the Law We are pleased to announce Ken Burgess and Karen Chapman have been selected as honorees of the North Carolina Lawyers Weekly 2016 Leaders in the Law award.2016-07-26T21:33:00Zcaf0eaeb-4c7c-46b6-9858-e7b2d9ba7297 Thank McIntyreFormer U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre was honored Saturday for his years of support for full federal Lumbee recognition and his continuous efforts to make federal recognition become a reality.2016-07-11T00:45:00Z72974c42-a566-43a4-8409-4573be4d9fe4 Gul Joins Poyner Spruill We are pleased to announce Saad Gul has become Partner with the firm. 2016-06-16T00:56:00Zf3290dfe-58a8-48ff-a16b-8e091b6edcb9 Spruill Attorneys Honored by Chambers USA in Five Practice Areas2016-05-31T00:00:00Z97a8dc93-af14-4402-860a-8e63eaa67033 Burgess Honored with 2016 NCBA Health Law Distinguished Service Award2016-05-19T00:00:00Z8cd86d21-ff05-4ee5-8ee1-198c9cb3ed25 and Erteschik quoted in article on State Bar Structural ReformsTime for a change? Committee mulls structural reform of NC State Bar.2016-05-02T01:03:00Z9fbbb844-c5c2-4bd2-b903-d67acf89236b Broughton named a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate CounselPartner H. Chalk Broughton Jr. has been elected a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. 2016-04-15T01:10:00Z4bb5a769-11f3-45c2-8652-1ada2c009adf Spruill Joins Southeastern Partnership as an Investor - Former Congressman McIntyre Appointed to Board Poyner Spruill has joined The Southeastern Partnership as the organization’s latest investor.2016-03-17T01:15:00Zfad2be83-7608-46c7-9488-afd5d01cb2b4 Living from the Brunswick Beacon Congressman Mike McIntyre stepped out of the political spotlight in 2015 after 18 years serving North Carolina’s 7th District. He announced his retirement from Congress in January 2014.2016-03-04T01:23:00Z207cccc5-fe81-4748-8137-52803d6a8135 Spruill LLP Attorneys Speak at American Mortgage ConferencePoyner Spruill is proud to be a part of the North Carolina Bankers Association’s 2016 American Mortgage Conference. 2016-03-02T01:28:00Zdcb944c4-37ef-4949-8e75-6248ecc9f81f McIntyre's Congressional Collection on Display at Randall Library ​A collection of congressional papers and artifacts of former Congressman Mike McIntyre will be on display beginning this month at the William Madison Randall Library, University of North Carolina Wilmington.2016-02-12T01:32:00Zc9eb48ec-e8d6-454e-b184-d836b460661d Spruill LLP ranked in 2016 "Best Law Firms"2016-01-27T00:00:00Z64ad468f-68af-4a6a-8167-0abba83b270c Spruill Named a Martindale-Hubbell 2016 Top Ranked Law Firm2016-01-26T00:00:00Z294c3e9d-a183-45eb-a7b3-baf9d65e2a7f Poyner Spruill Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers2016-01-22T00:00:00Z5bba7778-a494-459c-a658-f3ddcfbbfe15 Poyner Spruill Attorneys Selected as 2016 Legal Elite2016-01-15T00:00:00Zc571a069-a78c-41bf-a318-2fc3ba7e9a88 Justice presents Friend of the Court Award to Partner Jerry Parnell ​​Chief Justice Mark Martin has presented the Friend of the Court award to Jerry Parnell, a Partner in our Charlotte office.2016-01-11T01:42:00Z65cb70a3-6f6f-4977-879c-2b387938b713 L. Shaw Named 2016 Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year in Raleigh 2016-01-01T21:34:00Z432afb81-3ae4-4631-a6e4-53fb5f2ec89b Spruill Announces Three New Partners Kelsey Mayo, Kristen Miller, and Richard Prosser have been elected as new Partners in the firm.2016-01-01T01:47:00Z5d4e2b0f-042d-41f1-8c51-8e22e81282f7 Spruill's Mike McIntyre Helps Launch UNC-Pembroke Incubator2015-12-28T21:37:00Zb8e055bd-3cfd-4578-8961-45496593bf88 Erteschik Becomes Board-Certified Appellate Practice Specialist​The North Carolina State Bar has named Poyner Spruill partner Drew Erteschik as a board-certified specialist in appellate practice. Drew joins only one other attorney in achieving this distinction in 2015.2015-12-01T01:29:00Z5ec58c42-5e10-4f89-bee2-4ab93d6115c5 contributes to chapter in law firm marketing book Deborah E. Sperati was featured in a new American Bar Association book about women attorneys across the country who have demonstrated success in marketing. Sperati is one of several attorneys who contributed creative tactics and advice to the book “Marketing Success: How Did She Do That? Women Lawyers Show You How to Move Beyond Tips to Implementation.”2015-09-28T01:37:00Ze2e1604a-b1f9-413e-abbf-ca4f46a3b3c7 Erteschik Appointed to Newly Created State Commission Drew Erteschik has been appointed to the newly created North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice. Chief Justice Mark Martin announced the membership of the Commission on September 3, 2015.2015-09-15T01:40:00Zf90e18fb-8fb0-4145-976f-e72f97c76101 Presents Pro Bono Award to Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Section2015-08-12T00:00:00Z840b4e0e-989e-45d5-9ab1-de099377d783 Poyner Spruill Attorneys Named to 2016 Best Lawyers' in America List2015-08-06T00:00:00Z31e20647-5910-4fec-a25a-e0a5fa8296dd Spruill lawyer elected to American Bar Association Board of Governors E. Fitzgerald “Jerry” Parnell has been elected to the American Bar Association’s 40-member Board of Governors. Parnell serves on the board’s finance and audit committees and is the Board’s liaison to the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, the Standing Committee on Professionalism , and the Coordinating Council of the Center for Professional Responsibility.2015-08-05T01:43:00Zc3ee06be-5cc0-4d20-9174-6822b438ad6c Spruill Voted Best Local Law Firm2015-06-26T00:00:00Zfd175086-8f7c-4d79-bad0-616f6d694f9c Johnson Awarded North Carolina Citizen LawyerThe award was established in 2007 to recognize lawyers who provide exemplary public service to their communities. 2015-06-18T01:47:00Z45680f81-16c9-441d-bc5d-247eb105a359 Congressman Mike McIntyre Joins Poyner Spruill​Mike McIntyre joins Poyner Spruill LLP today, June 1, as Senior Advisor and Director of Government Relations. Congressman McIntyre will focus on government relations and economic development.2015-05-31T01:51:00Z50fa054a-e93f-4ff2-908f-58df34ab35e2 Spruill Honored by Chambers USA in Six Practice Areas2015-05-20T00:00:00Ze77ae506-4b76-46bf-90a8-dc1a473f6fa9 Poyner Spruill Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers2015-01-26T00:00:00Z8fb1637d-ded9-45b7-8c4a-c6baf6d8cfb7 Poyner Spruill Attorneys Selected as 2015 Legal Elite2015-01-26T00:00:00Z28d4ddf3-840d-48e7-a70c-892ce16a5b4a Spruill Ranked in 2015 "Best Law Firms"2014-11-03T00:00:00Z154d204d-6b95-4fec-b826-03fa53e7f638 to Poyner Spruill Partner Deborah Sperati - Winner of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s 2014 Women of Justice Award The Women of Justice Awards recognize women across the state of North Carolina who have demonstrated leadership, integrity, service, sacrifice and accomplishment in improving the quality of justice and exemplifying the highest ideals of the legal profession. 2014-10-01T02:37:00Z5ab72722-e547-4c97-b210-1b793aeb553a Spruill’s Deborah Sperati to Receive 2014 Leaders in the Law Award North Carolina Lawyers Weekly will present the award to 25 honorees who are being recognized for going above and beyond in their profession and their community.2014-08-14T02:43:00Z1a131010-f2fb-42bd-8c4a-e1c00d61926b Spruill Raises Over $3,000 for Claire's Army With Pancake BreakfastOver 300 clients, friends and family attended the event, and raised over $3,000 for the organization. 2014-07-01T00:00:00Zc7ce2a43-233b-49dd-bf20-db2afd03350d Spruill Honored by Chambers USA in Six Practice Areas in 2014 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked six practice areas and eleven 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:2014-05-27T02:54:00Zeb04ce47-1523-4673-9b18-d1a36582c17e Spruill's Frank Bryant Recognized by Men's Shelter of Charlotte as 2011 Hero for the Homeless2011-03-23T00:00:00Z2b2df5a9-99f2-4eaa-acec-701f0bc26971 Spruill LLP Attorneys Obtain $2,200,000 Judgment Reversal on Appeal2008-08-18T00:00:00Ze8cc0986-71f9-4129-8ee2-bc3ea6622120 Verdict 7.07.082008-07-07T00:00:00Z491c9d60-45f0-43c5-98f3-c067ec8dda3b Verdict 10.17.072007-10-17T00:00:00Z93590835-3338-44e2-870e-d00852ccd671 with the Grain2000-01-26T00:00:00Z