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 Law.
Joseph DelPapa returns to Ward and Smith’s Raleigh office, where his practice will focus on securities, tax and transactional law. DelPapa has previously served as fractional general counsel for several companies as well as worked as a certified public accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from North Carolina State University as well as a Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Florida.
Evan Musselwhite joins Ward and Smith’s Raleigh office as a litigation attorney focusing on construction law. Prior to joining Ward and Smith, Musselwhite was an attorney with the Safran Law Offices in Raleigh. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in construction engineering and management, summa cum laude, from North Carolina State University and a Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Campbell University.
After a year working with the EEOC Charlotte District Office, Stephanie Webster rejoins the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog (CSH Law) as an Of Counsel attorney. She will work with CSH Law’s Employment Law and Municipal & Public Entities Practice groups. Webster worked previously as deputy city attorney for the city of Charlotte and as an assistant United States Attorney in Atlanta. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Tennessee.
Damie A. Sesay, who focuses her practice on workers’ compensation, joins the Asheville office of Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham. Sesay has previously worked as a prosecutor for the state of Maryland and as an Assistant Attorney General in the Workers Compensation Section for the state of North Carolina. She holds a Juris Doctorate from American University.
Grainger Pierce has joined Van Hoy, Reutlinger, Adams & Pierce as partner, and the firm name has been changed from Van Hoy, Reutlinger, Adams & Dunn to reflect this new partnership. Pierce brings over 19 years of employment law experience as a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar. Steve Dunn has left the practice of law to open his own mediation practice.
Steve LaSota has joined the Greensboro office of Brooks Pierce, where he will focus on corporate law, particularly in the areas of banking and real estate. LaSota has previously served as general counsel for local and regional banks, and has years of experience in real estate law. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Furman University as well as a Master’s in Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate, both from the University of Florida.
Tara Cho, a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Privacy and Information Security Law Specialist, has joined Womble Bond Dickinson as a partner in the Raleigh office. Her particular area of focus is privacy and data security in the healthcare sector.
N.C. Eminent Domain Law Firm has hired Kevin Mahoney, who focuses his practice on eminent domain cases. Mahoney was previously a special deputy attorney general for Western North Carolina. He holds a bachelor’s degree and a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University.
Martin & Jones Moves Offices
After twenty years in downtown Raleigh, Martin & Jones has moved into a new home in the Glenlake One Building. Their new address is 4140 Parklake Ave., Suite 400. We wish them all the best in their new space!