Poyner Spruill Welcomes Education Law Practice Group

Email Notice

Although we would like to hear from you, we cannot represent you until we know that doing so will not create a conflict of interest. Also, we cannot treat unsolicited information as confidential. Accordingly, please do not send us any information about any legal matter until we authorize you to do so. To initiate a possible representation, call the professional at the listed telephone number.

By clicking the “ACCEPT” button, you agree that we may review any information you transmit to us. You recognize that, even if you submit information that you consider confidential in an effort to retain us, our review of that information will not create an obligation on us to keep it confidential and will not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information could and will be used against you.

Please click the “ACCEPT” button if you understand and accept the foregoing statement and wish to proceed.

Accept close

Colin McGrath

t: 919.783.2951 f: 919.783.1075

Colin McGrath's legal practice includes zoning and land use advice and counsel, as well as litigation, for both public and private entities.

Read Colin's articles


Colin represents land owners, developers and local governments in state and federal court on a myriad of land use, zoning and real estate issues. He has also successfully represented land owners and developers in proceedings before local Boards of Adjustment, City Councils, and County Commissioners on a variety of complex and controversial land use projects.

Colin also devotes a substantial part of his practice to civil litigation, representing clients in a wide range of complex business disputes including corporate governance disputes, government-related disputes, tax litigation, antitrust matters, construction disputes, and trade secret litigation.

Areas of Focus


+Community & Professional Activities

Wake County Meals on Wheels, 2017 – present

Leadership Raleigh, Class 3


Campbell University School of Law, J.D., 2014

University of South Carolina-Columbia, BA, 2011, magna cum laude

+Notable Accomplishments

Symposium Editor

Campbell Law Review

Moot Court Team

Phi Beta Kappa

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation 2021, Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch”

Ranked among Super Lawyers magazine’s North Carolina “Rising Stars”, 2021-2022

Here for you

Contact Colin

What you Need to Know

Read Recommended Articles

◀︎ All Professionals