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Overview

Poyner Spruill has offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, and Southern Pines, North Carolina, giving it a statewide presence. The firm’s size enables it to foster individual attorney excellence in such diverse practice areas as bankruptcy, workouts, creditors’ rights, employment law, immigration, commercial real estate, employee benefits, banking law, privacy and information security, venture capital, public utilities, health care law, governmental relations, environmental law, securities law, municipal law, construction law, white collar criminal defense, as well as trials and appeals in all state, federal and administrative courts and tribunals and alternative dispute resolution. The firm brings to bear the resources, talent, and experience of all its offices to serve the needs of its clients. In addition, its reputation, size, and client base enable Poyner Spruill to effectively represent the national and regional interests of its clients.

The firm is the North Carolina law firm member of SCG Legal, an association of fifty independent law firms located in the fifty state capitals and several foreign countries. Poyner Spruill clients have immediate access to legal representation in every state and in countries such as Mexico, Canada and Great Britain. Member firms of SCG Legal practice independently and not in a relationship for the joint practice of law.

The firm is also a member of the USLAW NETWORK, an affiliation of more than 60 independent firms and over 3,500 litigators across the United States. USLAW NETWORK member firms provide high quality legal representation to major corporations, captive insurance companies, insurance carriers, and large and small businesses across the United States. Member firms of USLAW NETWORK practice independently and not in a relationship for the joint practice of law.

what's new at the firm

Poyner Spruill names new partner, welcomes three new attorneys to strengthen North Carolina practice

1/16/2019

RALEIGH, N.C. — Poyner Spruill LLP, a commercial law firm with offices across North Carolina, is pleased to announce the firm has named Emily Meeker a partner of the firm while also welcoming three new attorneys, one of whom is returning after serving in an in-house counsel role with a healthcare company.

Our Voices - Cultivating Leadership: An Intimate Discussion with Leaders in our Communities

1/14/2019

The Poyner Spruill Diversity Committee is celebrating Black History Month by hosting an intimate panel discussion with key leaders who have been successful in the legal field. The hour-long discussion will focus on how young minorities can navigate the legal industry and position themselves as leaders in their respective communities. Diversity is critical for an organization to be able to adapt in a fast-changing environment. The panel will shed light on the challenges of attaining meaningful diversity and create discussion and generate ideas on how to continue advancing diversity within the legal industry.

Eight attorneys earn distinction in Business North Carolina's 2019 Legal Elite

1/2/2019

RALEIGH, N.C. — Poyner Spruill LLP is proud to announce that eight attorneys received a total of nine recognitions as members of Business North Carolina’s 2019 class of Legal Elite. This included Keith Johnson becoming a member of the Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame for Environmental attorneys.

p.s. Lunch & Learn: How Certain Tax Changes Could Impact Your Personal Life

12/20/2018

The Tax Cuts and JOBS Act will affect divorce, estate planning, and much more. Join us to learn what you can do to mitigate the impact.

Poyner Spruill named a firm of the year winner in Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2018

12/13/2018

RALEIGH, N.C. — Poyner Spruill is pleased to have earned recognition in the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2018 as the Administrative and Environmental Law Firm of the Year for the United States.

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