We are always looking for outstanding candidates to help us better serve our clients needs. If you do not see an open position, but would like to express an interest in joining the firm, please complete the form below for consideration.
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We care about each other
Our culture is one of mutual respect. We work in teams and look for people who share our work ethic, our enthusiasm for what we do, and our sense of doing our very best for our clients.
We also have a culture of supporting work-life balance for our attorneys and staff members. This, in addition to competitive compensation and strong benefits, makes this a great place to stand out.View Open Positions
Poyner Spruill has 20 female attorneys, 2 of whom serve as leaders in our employment law section and 1 of whom serves on our management committee.
Our firm has over 135 years of history in North Carolina, having been formed by the merger of two of North Carolina’s longest standing and most respected law firms.
We want to amaze our clients
Poyner Spruill attorneys are frequently recognized in peer-to-peer publications such as Super Lawyers magazine and Best Lawyers in America, and also appear on lists in industry media such as Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite” list.
Several of our staff have been recognized as North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s Unsung Legal Heroes. While we are proud of these external recognitions, we are most pleased that our clients find a depth and breadth of experience here that they entrust us to efficiently and effectively handle their personal and business-related legal matters.
We hope you will consider joining us.
Experience matters. Our clients look to us to provide them with experienced advice on their legal matters. As a result, we are always looking for outstanding candidates to help us better serve our clients’ needs. We encourage those with a track record of quality legal work, who share a commitment to our core ideals of excellent client service, professionalism, and teamwork, to consider one of our open positions below.
The firm is always looking for qualified lateral candidates. If you do not see a position you are interested in below but you would like to express interest in joining the firm, please fill out the form below for consideration.
The firm is always looking for experienced professional staff. If you do not see a position you are interested in below but you would like to express interest in joining the firm, please fill out the form below for consideration.
The firm’s summer program is designed for first and second year law school students, and takes place in our Raleigh and Charlotte offices. The program runs in six-week increments during the summer. We primarily recruit for this program through law school on-campus interviews and the Mecklenburg County and Wake County Bar programs. We also recruit from the North Carolina Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Program and the Charlotte Legal Diversity Clerkship Program. Please feel free to complete the form below to be considered. All law students are welcome to apply.
“I was able to experience working on a project from the research and discovery phase and through the mediation, which had a big impact on me and reinforced my purpose for wanting to be in this profession.”Nia Doaks, Summer Associate 2018
Poyner Spruill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and our firm recruits high-quality attorneys and professional staff without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by applicable law.
Search Firms and Staffing Agencies
Please note that Poyner Spruill does not accept unsolicited resumes from any search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Poyner Spruill, and Poyner Spruill will not be obligated to pay any referral fee. This includes, but is not limited to, resumes submitted directly to attorneys or employees of Poyner Spruill.