Poyner Spruill Welcomes Education Law Practice Group

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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.

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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.

Current Openings

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.


Poyner Spruill seeks diversity of experience and fresh perspectives in the people who join our firm. Lateral candidates who are looking for a new opportunity with a firm that is growing and changing should send their resume to recruiting@poynerspruill.com or fill out the form below for consideration. Positions are available in the Charlotte, Raleigh, and Rocky Mount offices.

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Legal Professionals

Our legal professionals are the core of our practice. We seek those who have new ideas and want to contribute to the firm defined goals we’ve listed above. Want to be a part of our team? Please fill out the form below for consideration.

Future Leaders

Summer Associates

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.

“The summer associate program provides us with a unique opportunity to assist with numerous matters within different areas of the law. The ability to hone in on your particular legal interests coupled with the opportunity to network with the seasoned attorneys across all sections of the firm is an unparalleled experience.”

Adia Craig, Summer Associate 2022

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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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.

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