Practice Areas

Business Law

Momentum > Interruption

Whether you’re starting or growing a business, or facing challenges in your existing enterprise, it helps to have a partner with your best interests in mind. We can help navigate the legal obstacles that stand in the way of your goals, minimizing disruption while keeping your ideas moving forward.

  • Business Structuring
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Workouts and Distressed Companies
  • Tax Planning

Estate Planning

Vision > Luck

When transferring wealth, careful planning can be the difference between a smooth transition and a tedious process. We can help you craft a plan that meets your goals while minimizing gift and estate taxes, and guide you throughout the execution process to ensure the most efficient path.

  • Wills and Trusts
  • Estate Tax Planning
  • Powers of Attorney, Living Wills and Guardianships
  • Business Continuation Planning
  • Charitable Giving
  • Trust & Estate Administration

Commercial Real Estate

Facts > Speculation

When buying, selling, leasing or developing, we can help you navigate more than just the fine print. We regularly negotiate and draft contracts for a wide range of commercial real estate needs, protecting the interests of developers, investors, landlords and tenants.

  • Development
  • Investment
  • Leasing
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Real Estate Tax
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Health Care Law

Clarity > Mystery

The law behind the business of medicine can rival the complexity of the practice itself. Our experience with physicians, dentists, medical practices, management companies and clinical research entities can keep our clients compliant.

  • Practice Formation & Licensure
  • Regulatory Compliance (Stark, Anti-Kickback, HIPAA)
  • Physician Employment Agreements
  • Health Care Contracts
  • Management Service Organizations
  • Licensure Board Investigations
  • Medical Malpractice Defense

Tax Law

Less > More

Taxation is unavoidable, but with the right guidance it can be tamed. Our integrated approach – combining sound business knowledge with substantial expertise in taxation – allows us to achieve desired results for our clients in the most efficient ways possible.

  • Business Tax Planning
  • Estate Tax Planning
  • Tax Controversy

Litigation

Confidence > Trepidation

A combination of focused knowledge and extensive experience offers our clients a distinct advantage when facing dispute. Our attorneys have litigation experience from a broad range of perspectives, spanning both state and federal courts within North Carolina.

  • Health Care Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

Mediation

Momentum > Interruption

We believe the best resolutions – the ones that endure – are found through a combination of preparation and dedication. When at an impasse it helps to have someone on your side with a proven track record of revealing common ground. Our litigation and business experience helps us uncover the most efficient and mutually beneficial paths to resolution.


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