Jake Parrott has joined Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP as counsel in the firm’s Raleigh office. He joins Parker Poe’s Development Services Industry Team. Parrott focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions that include the new development, acquisition, and sale of all commercial property types, as well as leasing, real estate financing, and lending. Parrott is a leader within the North Carolina Bar Association’s Real Property Section, serving on its council. He joined Parker Poe from Ward and Smith.
Robert M. Love has formed Love Law Firm PC in Durham, where he continues his residential real estate transaction practice representing home buyers, sellers, and owners in real estate transactions. Previously he was a partner with Stewman, Booker & Love Law, PC. Before that he ran Love Law PC.
Neubia Harris has opened her own law office, The Law Office of Neubia L. Harris in Raleigh. Neubia was previously at Ann Paradis Law, PLLC.
Kyle Heuser has joined the Winston-Salem office of Bell, Davis & Pitt. Kyle will be focused on litigation and intellectual property matters. Kyle graduated magna cum laude from the Wake Forest University School of Law and earned his B.A. from the University of Florida.
Robert Shaw has joined Smith Anderson as leader of the firm’s Health Care practice. Robert has a robust health care regulatory practice, having advised clients around the country with respect to the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, the Civil Monetary Penalties Law, CLIA certification, corporate practice of medicine, False Claims Act, insurance regulation, balance billing statutes, licensure, physician credentialing and Medicare/Medicaid compliance matters.
Michelle C. Prendergast joins Young Moore and Henderson, P.A. as a member of the firm’s transportation litigation team. She is a graduate of William & Mary Law School and the University of South Carolina at Aiken. Before joining the firm, she served as a law clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Joi Elizabeth Peake, of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Michelle represents clients in trucking litigation, product liability, premises liability, and insurance defense cases.
Sara Harrington has joined Averett Family Law firm. Harrington’s practice will include estate planning and probate. Sara grew up in Sanford, N.C., and graduated from Campbell University School of Law, where she was on the editorial board of the Campbell Law Observer, and from Wake Forest University with a Bachelors of Arts in English. Sara has been in practice since 2002. After 12 years of practicing primarily consumer bankruptcy law, she added estate planning and probate to her practice.
Alex French has joined Averett Family Law firm. French’s practice areas include family law and probate. Alex grew up in Winston-Salem and is a triple Tar Heel. He has experience with a wide variety of family law matters ranging from same-sex divorce and breach of contract cases to domestic violence and custody cases. Alex has previously represented clients in drafting surrogacy agreements, complex property distribution, child support, equitable distribution, and alimony.
Scott Cogar has joined Robinson Bradshaw. Cogar is a corporate attorney with experience representing investment banks and other institutional lenders and underwriters in secured commercial lending transactions, subscription facilities and CLOs. Cogar was most recently an associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP. He earned his law degree magna cum laude from the University of Alabama, where he was a member of Order of the Coif, and his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from the University of Georgia.
Scott A. DeAngelis has joined Robinson Bradshaw. DeAngelis graduated from Vanderbilt University’s Law & Economics Program, where he earned both a law degree and a doctorate degree in law and economics. DeAngelis was executive articles selection editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. He received a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in economics and business administration with a minor in mathematics from Coe College.
Matthew R. Evangelisto has joined Robinson Bradshaw. Evangelisto earned his law degree with high honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he served as contributing editor of the North Carolina Law Review. He received a bachelor’s degree with distinction in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a double major in advertising and a minor in philosophy, politics and economics.
Kristin L. Hendrickson has joined Robinson Bradshaw. Hendrickson earned her law degree with high honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she was an articles editor of the North Carolina Law Review. She received a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude with honors in journalism and mass communications with a minor in political science from the University of South Carolina Honors College.
Andrew Kilpinen has joined Robinson Bradshaw. Kilpinen’s litigation practice encompasses all aspects of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. Before joining Robinson Bradshaw, he was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago. Kilpinen served as a law clerk for Judge Brendan L. Shannon of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. He earned his law degree magna cum laude from Wake Forest University as a member of Order of the Coif, and he received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.
Katherine A. Moles has joined Robinson Bradshaw. Moles earned her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was an editorial member of the Virginia Law Review. She received her bachelor’s degree with distinction in history and Spanish with a minor in bioethics from the University of Virginia.
Adrianna G. Sarrimanolis has joined Robinson Bradshaw. Sarrimanolis received her law degree with high honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she was a staff member of the North Carolina Law Review. Sarrimanolis earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and English with a minor in Spanish for the legal profession from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and she was certified in UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business Essentials Program.
Curtis C. Strubinger has joined Robinson Bradshaw. Strubinger received his law degree magna cum laude from Duke University School of Law, where he was special projects editor of the Duke Law Journal and a Mordecai Scholar. He received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in accountancy summa cum laude from the University of Missouri.
Andrew R. Wagner has joined Robinson Bradshaw. Wagner received his law degree magna cum laude from Duke University School of Law, where he was a notes editor of the Duke Law Journal. He earned his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in philosophy with literature from Wheaton College. Prior to attending law school, Wagner was head of the drama department at Performance School of the Arts in Clifton Park, New York. He is a graduate of The Second City Conservatory, the country’s leading training program for sketch comedy.
Spencer T. Wiles has joined Robinson Bradshaw. Wiles earned his law degree magna cum laude from the Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was a member of Order of the Coif and symposium editor of the Washington and Lee Law Review. He received a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in biology from Hampden-Sydney College and was inducted as a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa.
Stacy L. Kelly recently joined the Labor & Employment Law Practice Group of Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms. A member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, Kelly primarily focuses her practice in the areas of labor and employment law with particular expertise in litigation involving academic institutions. Admitted to practice law in North Carolina and Michigan, Kelly is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the Washtenaw County Bar Association. Kelly received her law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2017. She also received her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2004 and her undergraduate degree from Wartburg College in 2002.