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 Pruet as an associate attorney of corporate and tax law. Before moving into the legal field, Davis worked as a nonprofit and accounting consultant. She holds a Bachelor of Science in biology, magna cum laude, from Winston-Salem State University, a Master of Science in accountancy from Wake Forest University, and a Juris Doctorate from Campbell University.
Lea Finegan joins the roster of practicing attorneys at Touchstone Family Law. Finegan is a former family counselor with Morgan Finegan and has previously worked as an assistant district attorney in North Carolina. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology, magna cum laude, from Wake Forest University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For more information about Touchstone Family Law, please visit www.touchstonefamilylaw.com.
Levi Huston joins Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP as an associate attorney in their Wilmington office. Huston specializes in civil and criminal litigation. In the past, Huston has worked as an associate attorney for law firms in Wilmington and Vienna, Va., He holds a bachelor’s degree and a Juris Doctorate, both from George Mason University.
Edwin Foulke Jr., currently a partner with Fisher Philips, has been appointed president of Fisher Philips Safety Solutions. Foulke has previously served as Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health under President George W. Bush as well as a member and the chair of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. He specializes in labor and employment law with a focus on safety and health issues, whistleblower compliance, workplace violence risk assessment and prevention, and accident and fatality prevention. Foulke holds a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University, a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of New Orleans, and a Master of Law from Georgetown University.
Sarah Wesley Wheaton, an attorney specializing in interactive media, corporate law, copyrights, and trademarks, has joined Odin Law and Media. Prior to joining Odin, Wheaton worked with a midsize regional firm, focusing on IP, corporate law, and estate litigation. She holds a Juris Doctorate from Wake Forest University.