Green Level, North Carolina Business Lawyers

R. Daniel Gibson
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Apex, NC Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(919) 362-8873 510 West Williams Street
Apex, NC 27502
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Construction and Consumer
Wake Forest University School of Law
I have worked for the North Carolina Supreme Court, prosecutor's offices, criminal defense firms, and large and small civil law firms.
My practice focuses on representing businesses, in and out of court, and appeals.
I have litigated and won 6 figure disputes. I have represented clients before North Carolina state and federal courts, North Carolina appellate courts, the North Carolina Industrial Commission, and the American Arbitration Association. I have represented businesses, individuals, and consumers in cases against other individuals, other businesses, and state and local governments.
I attended Wake Forest University School of Law. While there, I received the North Carolina Advocates for...
John McNeill
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Cary, NC Business Law Lawyer
200 Oxcroft St
Cary, NC 27519
Business, Communications, IP and Tax
The George Washington University Law School
Douglas E Koenig
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Durham, NC Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(919) 883-2800 2530 Meridian Parkway
Suite 300
Durham, NC 27713
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Elder and Estate Planning
Michigan State University
Elder Law and Estate Planning attorney. Personal Family Lawyer (tm). Member NAELA and Wealth Counsel. Dartmouth College, Thayer School of Engineering, Michigan State University College of Law. Compassionate, able to work with families experiencing dementia or other disabilities.
Ashley L. Felton
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Cary, NC Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(919) 740-6351 140 Towerview Court
Suite 111
Cary, NC 27513
Business, Employment and Landlord Tenant
Campbell University
Ashley is a 2010 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned, with distinction, a double B.A. in English Literature and Interpersonal Organizational Communication Studies. Following her time as a Tarheel, Ashley attended Campbell University School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctor in 2013. In 2015, she founded Felton Banks, PLLC with fellow Campbell Law alum, Adam Banks. Ashley focuses her practice on small business and employment law. She has represented clients for these matters as both plaintiff and defendant and has experience dealing with the EEOC and other...
Robert Jessup Jr
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(919) 821-7700 5410 Trinity Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Robert Jessup (“Robby”) is a serious injury and wrongful death lawyer, and an owner of the law firm Howard Stallings. He has obtained multiple recoveries in excess of one million dollars. He prides himself on outworking his opponents and effectively telling his clients' stories (in plain and simple English) to judges and juries across North Carolina. Robby has successfully represented many individuals hurt or killed by truckers, drunk drivers, freight train companies and amusement park operators. He has extensive jury trial experience. All initial consultations with Robby are free, and he remains personally involved at all...
Michael Ray Epperly
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Cary, NC Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(877) 377-3759 2500 Regency Parkway
Cary, NC 27518
Business, Appeals, Collections and IP
Campbell University
Mr. Epperly is a former Assistant Attorney General whose legal experience includes trial and appellate practice and service as in-house counsel in both the public and private sectors. His law practice currently focuses on representing individual and corporate clients in matters related to business and corporate law, regulatory compliance, and civil, administrative and appellate litigation. He is also a licensed private investigator who formerly served as as both a law enforcement and naval intelligence officer. Drawing on this experience, his practice also includes investigative and consulting services in a variety of areas, including fraud, waste and abuse, identification...
Adam Banks
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer
(919) 694-0001 7406 Chapel Hill Rd. STE H
Raleigh, NC 27607
Business, Construction, Employment and Military
Campbell Law School
Adam focuses primarily on business/corporate and construction law. As at partner of Felton Banks, PLLC, Adam understands the importance of quality, affordable legal advice. Felton Banks is structured to be the first stop for a small business's legal needs. In 2011, Adam, a lifelong North Carolinian, joined the North Carolina National Guard. He spent a short time as an engineering officer, and was then selected to serve as a North Carolina National Guard Judge Advocate General (JAG) officer, focusing specifically on soldier defense.
Kevin L. Huston
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Durham, NC Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(919) 741-6565 2530 Meridian Parkway
Durham, NC 27713
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
ESTATE AND ELDER LAW ATTORNEY Licensed to practice law in the state of North Carolina and has been a practicing attorney since 2005. Memberships: National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, The Christian Legal Society, Law Affinity Chairman of the Regent University Raleigh/Durham Alumni Chapter. Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs: Kevin Huston has been accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to handle benefits claims on behalf of veterans, most commonly, the Aid and Attendance benefit. Kevin has been invited by various organizations to...
R. Lynn Coleman
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Cary, NC Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(910) 654-6769 2500 Regency Parkway
Cary, NC 27518
Free ConsultationBusiness and Real Estate
Campbell Law School
Mitchell A Meyers
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Cary, NC Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(919) 415-1776 1003 High House Road
Suite 106
Cary, NC 27513
Business and Collections
Celie Richardson
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Research Triangle Park, NC Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(919) 932-7718 2530 Meridian Parkway, Suite 300
Research Triangle Park, NC 27713
Business
University of North Carolina School of Law
Deborah Meyer
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Cary, NC Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(919) 678-8200 401 Harrison Oaks Blvd, Ste 321
Cary, NC 27513
Business, Employment and Health Care
Ms. Meyer practices in the areas of employment law, business litigation, health law and occupational licensure. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing with highest honors from Valdosta State University and her Juris Doctor cum laude from Campbell University where she received the Women in Law Award. She was also a member of the school’s National Trial Team. Ms. Meyer completed Trial Court Mediation Training in 1999 and is a Certified Mediator. Ms. Meyer participates as a faculty member for Campbell University School of Law Professionalism Course in cooperation with the North Carolina Chief...
R Lynn Coleman
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Cary, NC Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(919) 654-6769 2500 Regency Parkway
Cary, NC 27518
Business, Administrative, Municipal and Real Estate
Campbell Law School
Mr. Carmen Joseph Marzella Esq.
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Morrisville, NC Business Law Attorney
(919) 653-8800 1901 NW Cary Parkway
Suite 111
Morrisville, NC 27560
Business
Joshua Michael Whitaker
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Cary, NC Business Law Lawyer
(919) 297-2800 570 New Waverly Place, Suite 240
Cary, NC 27518
Business, Entertainment & Sports, Personal Injury and Probate
Bryant Paris
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(919) 832-5577 16 West Martin Street
Suite 204
Raleigh, NC 27601
Business, Divorce and Family
University of Mississippi
Need a Raleigh Family Law or Contract Litigation Attorney? Call Bryant Paris today at (919) 832-5577.

Since 2002, Bryant has represented people from all walks of life across North Carolina as well as small businesses in a wide-variety of civil and criminal law cases. Through the years, he worked tirelessly to obtain just results for his clients in an effort to put them in a position to move on with their lives after their cases are resolved. Bryant uses his vast experience gained from actual courtroom hearing and trial experience, as well as in arbitration and mediation, to...
Gregory Herman-Giddens
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Naples, FL Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(239) 344-1100 8889 Pelican Bay Blvd.
Ste. 400
Naples, FL 34108
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Miami School of Law and Tulane University School of Law
Greg Herman-Giddens provides estate planning, probate and tax law comprehensive wealth planning, protection and management services to residents of North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee and New York. Through careful selection of strategies tailored to our clients' individualized goals and objectives, he helps individuals protect family, preserve assets and save taxes.
John Szymankiewicz
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(919) 335-5291 16 W Martin St Ste 501
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP and Trademarks
North Carolina Central University
John comes to the law as Career 2.0. After spending 15+ years as an engineer and project manager, John went back to law school to become an attorney. Since graduating, John has focused his practice on working with breweries, wineries, distilleries, and other artisanal alcohol beverage producers.
James Penry
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(919) 833-9449 1330 Saint Mary's Street
Suite 260
Raleigh, NC 27605
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Securities
Wake Forest University School of Law
I am a trial lawyer, and concentrate on commercial trials and arbitrations, with a special concentration in construction and securities matters. After law school, I clerked for a U.S. District Judge, and have been engaged in trial practice since 1983. I practiced in large regional and national firms until 2000, at which time my partner and I formed our litigation firm. I have tried, arbitrated and mediated hundreds of cases. I am licensed to practice law in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and California.
James Laurie III
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(919) 256-4455 9121 Anson Way, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27615
Business and Construction
Campbell University
Construction & Business Lawyer representing Owners, Developers, Sureties, General Contractors, Subcontractors, Suppliers, and other Construction Industry Participants in Litigation, Mediation, and Arbitration. Federally Certified Mediator for the EDNC, United States District Court. Certified Arbitrator for Wake County District Court. Private Arbitrator for Construction and Commercial disputes. Arbitrator and Mediator, Construction Industry Panel of Neutrals, American Arbitration Association (AAA)
Robert Morton
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(919) 845-5000 2900 Spring Forest Road
Suite 103A
Raleigh, NC 27616
Business, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
North Carolina Central University
Raleigh corporate lawyer Bob Morton is a true business and civil litigation generalist. He has successfully tried multiple civil jury trials. He regularly assists his business clients with planning, litigation avoidance, employment matters and virtually all other legal matters that his business clients face.

Bob believes that providing personal service and going the extra mile for clients isn’t just a good way to do business — it’s the only way to do business.

He has been featured as a consumer advocate on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” has served Three Terms as Chairman of the local Better Business Bureau (BBB), been recognized as...
Kevin Hopper
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(919) 876-3300 5400 Glenwood Avenue
Suite G-01
Raleigh, NC 27612
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Texas Tech University - Texas Tech University
A native of Texas, Mr. Hopper was born in Beaumont and graduated from Duncanville High School in Duncanville, Texas. Mr. Hopper then attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1989. Immediately following, Mr. Hopper attended Texas Tech University School of Law, and in 1993, graduated Doctor of Jurisprudence. Subsequent to his graduation from law school, Mr. Hopper relocated to Raleigh, North Carolina where, in 1994, he opened his own practice and has since been practicing law within Wake County and the greater Triangle area. Currently, Mr. Hopper maintains a trial practice concentrating...
Buxton Reed Bailey
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(888) 364-4727 126 Mine Lake Court
Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27615
Business, Bankruptcy, DWI and Immigration
St. Mary's University School of Law
Buxton Reed Bailey is a practicing attorney in Raleigh, N.C. He represents clients in North Carolina and other states, including Maryland, Delaware, Georgia and Pennsylvania. His law firm, Buxton R. Bailey, P.C., focuses on a general practice of law with a special focus on Immigration and Nationality Law. Bailey, a native English speaker, is also fluent in Spanish. Immigration law is a unique area of law without boundaries and Attorney Bailey represents corporate and individual clients locally and globally. Attorney Bailey represents his clients before the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, The Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, The...
Mr Robert M Love
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Durham, NC Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(919) 403-9545 1415 W NC Highway 54 Ste 112
Durham, NC 27707
Business and Real Estate
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
NC Licensed attorney providing residential real estate legal services to Buyers, Sellers and Homeowners.
Cameron Lambe
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(919) 263-5296 4020 Westchase Blvd
# 530
Raleigh, NC 27607
Business, Collections, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of North Carolina School of Law
Cameron Lambe is a civil litigation attorney with experience in contract negotiation and dispute, real estate law and litigation, and business and employment law.
She is also a North Carolina native with a background in small business ownership and marketing, specifically in the areas of real estate, property management, and the beauty industry.
Kristopher B Gardner
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27602
Business
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Kris Gardner's practice focuses primarily in local government law, litigation and alcoholic beverage control law. He serves as general counsel to the North Carolina Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association and the North Carolina Nurses Association. He is also the town attorney for Enfield in Halifax County. Kris represents creditors in debt collection matters, assists small business owners, and represents professionals before licensing boards such as the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners and the North Carolina Medical Board. Kris is also certified by the NC Dispute Resolution Commission as a mediator in Superior Court matters. A native...
Ali Nininger-Finch
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(984) 329-2288 6325 Falls of Neuse Rd
Suite 35-431
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationBusiness
The City University of New York School of Law
I’m a North Carolina native and a graduate of the CUNY Law School class of 2017. Prior to law school, I worked at an international reproductive rights and health organization and founded a local nonprofit to help people in North Carolina access medical care.

My legal interests include remedying the collateral consequences of having a criminal record and ensuring civil rights. Outside of the legal profession, I enjoy playing roller derby and trying new foods in the Triangle area.
William Alexander
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(919) 256-7000 3717 Benson Dr
Raleigh, NC 27609
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Wake Forest University School of Law
Bill Alexander has practiced law for over 43 years in North Carolina and maintains the highest attorney ratings possible— ‘A-V Preeminent’ peer rating by Martindale-Hubbell and a “10-Superb Attorney” Avvo rating. He now manages an asset protection, estate and eldercare planning law practice as the founding attorney of W.G. Alexander & Associates, PLLC.

His law practice was heavily influenced by life circumstances; his older brother was severely injured, unconscious for two months and survived with traumatic brain injury. Hence Bill learned how to deal with special needs; eventually, he became his brother’s care manager and Trustee. He also...
Daniel W Clark
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Business, Employment and IP
University of North Carolina School of Law
Marsha Comeau
A native of upstate New York, Dan Clark moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1979 and in 1985 graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served first as a staff writer and then as an editorial board member on the North Carolina Law Review and upon graduation from UNC Law School in 1988 he joined Tharrington Smith.

Mr. Clark’s areas of practice include employment law, civil and business litigation, intellectual property law, and administrative law. He has counseled businesses and individuals, including legal, medical and other professional practices, individual executives, physicians, attorneys, scientists, engineers,...
Shelia Huggins
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Durham, NC Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(919) 612-6315 PO Box 62112
Durham, NC 27715
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Entertainment & Sports and IP
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Will Blackton
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(919) 636-5979 4801 Glenwood Ave
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
Business and IP
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Boerema Blackton has built its practice by representing numerous businesses and their respective owners. The firm provides business-oriented legal advice for the entire corporate life cycle: from the initial structure of proposed business ventures, through the day-to-day transactions, and to the sale and/or purchase of businesses.

The firm acts as an outside general counsel for a number of clients, providing dedicated, responsive support with institutional knowledge of the client's business or situation. The business lawyers in our firm represent clients who conduct business on local, national, and international scales. We are committed to providing the best quality legal services...
James C White
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Chapel Hill, NC Business Law Attorney
(919) 246-4676 100 Europa Drive
Suite 401
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Business, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Duke University School of Law
Jim White’s practice focuses on complex litigation, lender liability and debtor bankruptcy. Clients are individuals and businesses who have suffered serious financial injury. For some, a lawsuit or aggressive negotiation can resolve a dispute or right a wrong. For others, Chapter 7, 11 or 13 bankruptcy can save their home, help rebuild their finances or repair a business. He received the Business Leader Media Pro Bono Impact Award and was named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by Legal Aid of North Carolina, Durham County. Jim is rated AV Preminent by Martindale-Hubbell, was recognized by...
Ms. Devon Ashely Glick
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney
(919) 873-9955 124 St. Mary's Street
Raleigh, NC 27605
Free ConsultationBusiness and Criminal
Campbell University
Sue Sprunger
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(919) 650-1430 3130 Fairhill Drive, #108
Raleigh, NC 27612
Business, Probate and Tax
University of North Carolina School of Law
Sue Sprunger brings more than 35 years of experience in the tax arena - including with the Internal Revenue Service, as a certified public accountant and as an attorney -- to provide a full range of services in the Federal and state taxation arenas. Ms. Sprunger's practice focuses on structuring and negotiating business transactions, federal and state tax planning and controversy, wealth and estate planning (including Wills and Trusts), estate administration (probate), and formation and planning for for-profit and nonprofit entities.
Mr. Christopher C. Wilms Jr.
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Durham, NC Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(919) 244-2019 2216 South Miami Blvd Ste 101
Durham, NC 27703
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Campbell University
Chris is an Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, and Employment Lawyer with years of experience helping people in Durham, Wake, and surrounding counties in North Carolina.
Mark Finkelstein
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(919) 755-8819 Suite 2800
Two Hannover Square/434 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Business, Antitrust, Arbitration & Mediation and Health Care
University of North Carolina School of Law
Mark is recognized for excellence by many peer rating organizations such as Best Lawyers in American and Super Lawyers. He is a former president of the Chief Justice Susie M. Sharp Inn of Court and the 2015 president of the 10th Judicial District which comprises all of Wake County including Raleigh and much of Research Triangle Park (RTP)
David C Franklin
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(919) 323-3586 109 North Boylan Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27603
Business, Estate Planning and Family
Seattle University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
David has been a trusted advisor to businesses, individuals and families since 1990 in a wide range of legal practice areas. This breadth of experience brings depth and to his advice and informs his decision making across all his areas of practice. David spent 10 years practicing business, family law, estate planning and probate in Seattle, WA and then attended the Georgetown School of Law where he obtained a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) in Taxation with honors. He is included in Best Lawyers in America Trust and Estates Section.

David has represented and is currently representing clients is a wide...
Brandon James Huffman
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(919) 813-0090 5171 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 103
Raleigh, NC 27612
Business, Communications, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Ohio State University - Columbus
Brandon is an attorney focused on representing technology and media clients in business, intellectual property, content clearance, privacy, commercial contracts, employment and internet regulatory matters. Why? Because of a passion for creativity and technology. Brandon is a so-so visual artist, a lousy programmer and a pretty-okay film editor, but he is a great lawyer. He keeps an old comic by Barbara Smaller that features a little boy in a cowboy outfit telling his father “Well if I can’t be a cowboy, I’ll be a lawyer for cowboys.” The creative and innovative clients Brandon serves are his cowboys.

Brandon volunteers as general...
Lacy M. Presnell III
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(919) 782-1441 2626 Glenwood Avenue, Ste. 560
Raleigh, NC 27608
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Wake Forest University School of Law
Edward H. Maginnis
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Raleigh, NC Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(919) 526-0450 4801 Glenwood Ave
Suite 310
Raleigh, NC 27612
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer, Employment and Insurance Claims
University of Virginia School of Law
I am the managing attorney of Maginnis Law, PLLC, a Wake County civil iltigation firm located in Raleigh, NC. Unlike many firms, Maginnis Law represents both plaintiffs and defendants in lawsuits. On the plaintiffs side, my practice is focused on consumer law, business litigation, and wage and hour law. I am the current chair of the Consumer Areas of Practice at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. We handle, on a contingency basis, consumer cases falling under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the...
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