Entries by Sidney Shank

Checking In: Feb. 4, 2020

By Sidney Shank Nexsen Pruet Hires Three New Raleigh Attorneys Kelly Jones joins Nexsen Pruet’s Business and Commercial Litigation group as a member attorney.         Tonya Powell joins Nexsen Pruet’s Real Estate group as a member attorney. Her practice focuses on commercial real estate, banking and finance, and corporate law. Tonya is […]


Checking In: Jan. 7, 2020

By Sidney Shank Tharrington Smith Announces Four New Partners Four associate attorneys—Melissa Michaud, Stephen Rawson, Jeffrey Russell, and Colin Shive—have been promoted to partners at Tharrington Smith in Raleigh. Michaud, Rawson, and Shive practice in the Education Law Section, and Russell practices in the Family Law Section. Michaud has worked at Tharrington Smith since 2013, […]


Checking In: Dec. 20, 2019

Compiled by Sidney Shank Holly Benton has joined Smith Anderson’s Data Use, Privacy and Security team as counsel. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) in addition to being certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC). She holds a bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, from Wellesley College and a juris doctorate from the University […]


Checking In: Oct. 29, 2019

Robinson Bradshaw Hires 10 New Charlotte and RTP Attorneys Brendan Biffany joins the firm’s Charlotte office. In the past, Biffany worked as a valuation analyst in public accounting. He holds a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from High Point University and a Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude, from Duke University.       Chelsea Evans […]


Checking In: September 23, 2019

Wilson law firms Thomas Law Attorneys and Farris & Farris, P.A., will consolidate effective Oct. 1, managing partners Allen Thomas and Bob Farris announced recently. The firm will be named Farris & Thomas and operate at the current location of Thomas Law. The consolidation reunites the managing partners, who began their legal careers in practice […]


Checking In: August 26, 2019

Adam deNobriga joins the Charlotte office of Bell, Davis & Pitt as a director. He has nine years of experience as a litigator, particularly focusing on construction defect, property damage, and professional malpractice. deNobriga has worked on cases in N.C. Superior Court, N.C. Business Court, and federal courts. He is licensed to practice law in […]


Checking In: July 26, 2019

Domestic litigation firm Cordell & Cordell has recently hired attorney A. Allister Cooper to join its office in Wilmington. Cooper’s practice focuses on both family law and employment law. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Juris Doctorate from the Charlotte School of […]


Checking In: June 10, 2019

David Bradin joins Nexsen Pruet as special counsel for intellectual property law, specializing in pharmaceuticals, petroleum chemistry, polymer chemistry, and biotechnology. Previously Bradin worked as a process development chemist and as an adjunct professor of chemistry.       Two years after winning the Nexsen Pruet Diversity Scholarship in law school, Yolanda Davis joins Nexsen […]