Checking In: May 28, 2024

Compiled by Jessica Junqueira

Baker Donelson Adds Associate Attorney

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David Blue has joined Baker Donelson and practices in the Charlotte office. Blue focuses on complex business disputes, which include commercial contracts litigation, construction litigation and defense of claims brought under the Unfair Trade Practices Act. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2021, where he was the business editor of the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy. He holds a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in politics and international affairs from Wake Forest University.

Cranfill Sumner Announces New Associate Attorney

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Douglas “D.C.” Conant has joined the firm and is based in the Raleigh office. Conant practices administrative, regulatory and government law. Conant has experience representing clients before regulatory bodies and government agencies, which include the North Carolina Utilities Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. He served as a clerk for Judge Jacob E. Reger of West Virginia’s 26th Judicial District. He also was a member of the town council in Flatwoods, West Virginia. He graduated from West Virginia University College of Law in 2020 and holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from West Virginia University.

Attorney Joins the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin

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Andrew Haynes, a personal injury attorney, has joined the firm. He has worked at major insurance companies and brings seven years of experience in the insurance industry to this role. He is a 2023 graduate from Elon University School of Law, and in 2020, he earned an M.B.A. from East Carolina University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration – finance/risk management and insurance from ECU and served as a peer mentor during college.

Robinson Bradshaw Welcomes Employment Attorney

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Caleb J. Holloway is now an attorney with the firm. Holloway counsels companies in a range of employment, human resources and compliance issues. He has prior experience serving as an associate general counsel. He advises clients in matters of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. Before working as an in-house attorney, he was an employment litigator in private practice. Holloway serves on the Board of Directors for Brave Step, where he was president from 2020-2022. He graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law and received a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.