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Let’s Make a Deal: Negotiation Science Workshop

By Amber Nimocks Some people are born negotiators. And then there’s the rest of us. Those of us who  have trouble bargaining on our own behalf — or on behalf of clients — usually fear negotiating because we lack experience in it — and we’re afraid of losing, says Jeff Langenderfer, who teaches marketing and […]

Members In Focus: Alex Pearce

Pearce is leading the NCBA’s efforts to tackle issues in the privacy and data security law field.   By Russell Rawlings The Privacy and Data Security Committee, which formed last year, is well on its way to becoming an NCBA Section. On Jan. 17, the NCBA Board of Governors gave a green light to the […]

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Checking In: April 3, 2019

Alex Pearce, a privacy attorney formerly with SAS Institute, has joined Wyrick Robbins as a member of the firm’s privacy and data security team. Pearce’s front-line experience managing SAS’s privacy compliance program and his more recent experience advising businesses on data protection matters arising in litigation, will complement the team’s current work. Pearce is also […]

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Heather Culp

Pro Bono Volunteer Spotlight: Heather Culp Pro Bono Project: NC Free Legal Answers By Sarah Hill McIntyre For Attorney Heather Culp of Essex Richards, P.A. in Charlotte, every year brings the same challenge: to complete at least 50 hours of pro bono work for her fellow North Carolinians. Find out how you can volunteer with […]

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Checking In: March 13, 2019

Smith Anderson announces the hiring of Chandler Spaulding, who will serve as the firm’s director of strategic communications and government relations. Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Chandler worked in a variety of public policy and communications roles, including with the North Carolina General Assembly, Duke University, the White House Office of Communications and NBC Entertainment.   […]

In the News: ABA Bar Leader Shines Light On NCBA Executive Director Jason Hensley

Further solidifying the North Carolina Bar Association’s reputation as one of the most innovative bar associations  in the country, the American Bar Association’s Bar Leader publication featured comments from NCBA Executive Director Jason Hensley in a pair of articles this month. The article “Right On the Money: Careful Strategy, New Technology Help Bars Move Toward […]