Checking In: June 25, 2024

Young Moore and Henderson, P.A. Welcomes New Associate

Ash, a man with black hair, wears a white shirt, bright blue tie, and black jacket, and he is smiling.Ash C. Giri is now an associate with the firm, and he will represent clients in civil litigation matters. Giri has prior experience in workers’ compensation law, and with Legal Aid of North Carolina, where he handled landlord-tenant cases. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Campbell Law School. He served as the executive editor and bluebook editor of Campbell Law Review and president of the Business Law Association. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Minnesota.

Checking In: May 28, 2024

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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.

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Checking In: April 30, 2024

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Adds New Partner

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Kimberly E. Zirkle has joined the Charlotte office, where she will practice with the Banking & Financial Services Practice Group. She focuses on corporate finance and acquisitions transactions, and works with lenders and private equity portfolio companies and other private companies. She brings more than 15 years of experience in finance. Zirkle has engaged in pro bono and public service throughout her career. In her pro bono work, she has represented individuals who have experienced domestic violence and was on the board of Safe Alliance. She is the board chair of Charlotte Legal Initiative to Mobilize Businesses, Inc. She received a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Capua Law Welcomes Attorney

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Glenn Conway focuses on construction and business litigation. A native of New Haven, Conn., Conway formerly practiced criminal defense, civil rights and police misconduct matters. Conway is licensed to practice in both North Carolina and Connecticut. As an attorney, he has obtained approximately 100 jury verdicts. He earned a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law and a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Connecticut.

Appellate Attorney Joins The Dowling Firm

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Troy Shelton has joined The Dowling Firm. Shelton is a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice, and he works with trial counsel on critical motions. From 2014 to 2015, Shelton served as a law clerk to United States District Judge Thomas D. Schroeder of the Middle District of North Carolina. Shelton also served as a member of the NCBA Appellate Rules Committee. In 2023, he received the North Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Pro Bono Service Award. He holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. He holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Duke University.

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