Poyner Spruill Welcomes Education Law Practice Group

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Francis “Frank” Pray III

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Frank Pray is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he graduated with Honors. He brings his passion for advocacy, legal writing, and leadership to the firm’s Business section.

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Before joining Poyner Spruill, Frank was a Summer Associate for two firms in New York, New York, where he gained experience in for-profit and not-for-profit entity formation and governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulations, executive compensation, and other business transactions. He focuses his practice on transactional and business matters and is passionate about helping clients navigate a complex legal landscape to meet their business goals.

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University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2020, with Honors

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 2017

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North Carolina Bar Association

Wake County Bar Association

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Contributing Editor, Vol. 98, North Carolina Law Review

Gressman & Pollitt Oral Advocacy Award, UNC School of Law

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