Whether you’re looking throughout North Carolina or in a specific city, we have the resources and experience to help your business break ground anywhere in the state. With attorneys focused specifically on land use and zoning and environmental regulations, eminent domain implications, and construction laws, we can help you navigate the planning, development, and building landscape.

Our attorneys have years of experience in assisting companies located in or expanding their business to North Carolina. We can help you determine which tax and other economic incentives might be available for your business, contact and communicate with local, state, and federal governments and agencies, and negotiate appropriate inducement/incentive agreements.

We regularly work on economic development projects and coordinate efforts on behalf of communities with USDA Rural Development, EDA, NC Department of Commerce, EDPNC, NC Economic Development Association, and other federal and state organizations.

Whether you’re bringing employees from other locations or hiring new employees here in North Carolina, you’ll need to understand our state specific employment laws. Our employment law section has experience across the full range of employment laws and routinely advises a diverse group of employers ranging from sole proprietors to multi-state corporations across a wide range of industries. We can also advocate for you in bringing an international workforce to North Carolina and handle related immigration issues.

We have a dedicated financial services practice group which includes attorneys focused on commercial real estate, lending, and leasing matters. We are familiar with commercial real estate developers and can help with funding matters including public-private partnerships and bond financing.

We have extensive experience helping our clients plan, structure, negotiate, and execute the transactions involved with mergers and acquisitions. Our goal is to help you minimize risk, maximize value, and achieve your business goals.

As a full service business law firm, we make it a priority to understand our clients’ businesses and goals. Once settled in North Carolina, our attorneys can serve as outside counsel in any area of your business including employee benefits, business transactions, intellectual property and trade secret protection, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, health law, litigation, and data privacy and information security.

To view a printable version of our Economic Development Legal Roadmap, click here.

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