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Legal Elite - Environmental 2014

2014 Legal Elite winner: Environmental - Craig A. Bromby, Hunton & Williams LLP, Raleigh

2014-01

Legal Elite - Family Law 2014

2014 Legal Elite winner: Family Law - Lori M. Vitale, Vitale Family Law, Raleigh

2014-01

Legal Elite - Intellectual Property 2014

2014 Legal Elite winner: Intellectual Property - Larry L. Coats, Coats & Bennett PLLC, Cary

2014-01

Legal Elite - Litigation 2014

2014 Legal Elite winner: Litigation - Michael J. Byrne, Byrne Law PC, Raleigh

2014-01

Legal Elite - Real Estate 2014

2014 Legal Elite winner: Real Estate - Michael G. Winters, Ellis & Winters LLP, Raleigh

2014-01

Legal Elite - Tax/Estate Planning 2014

2014 Legal Elite winner: Tax/Estate Planning - Robert H. Haggard, The Van Winkle Law Firm, Asheville

2014-01

Legal Elite - Young Guns 2014

2014 Legal Elite winner: Young Guns - Michael F. Easley Jr., McGuireWoods LLP, Raleigh

2014-01

Looking forward

Up Front: Looking forward

2014-01

Deciding which size is the best fit

Free & Clear: In a matter of weeks, the 2014 election cycle will begin with candidates filing for county, state and federal offices. In North Carolina, the stakes couldn't be higher.

2014-01

Government does not compute

Capital Goods: That the major policy initiative of the Obama administration nearly has been undone by a government website's glitches might come as a shock to many but not to watchers of state government.

2014-01

Out of sight

Cover story: Appearances mattered to Gary Smith, from his attire to every aspect of his ad agency and the clients it attracted. Since the ’70s, he and, later, his son had built Smith Advertising & Associates into one of the Southeast’s largest. And he had done it in a place known more for GIs and generals than marketing geniuses. Moving among Fayetteville’s elite, the Smiths made quite an impression. Then — amid lawsuits, investigations and allegations of a Ponzi scheme — the image they crafted crumbled. But what really happened? Were they perpetrators or victims? Ad men know how crucial it is to control the message. But for Gary and Todd Smith, the medium became the message when they dropped
 

2013-12

Setting sites on an auto plant

Capital Goods: Attracting an automaker requires a massive investment in land and infrastructure before the wheeling and dealing can even begin.

2013-12

UNC system does more with less

Free & Clear: The debate between fiscal conservatives and liberals has not been about whether the state should pay for higher education but how - and how much.

2013-12

Help wanted: jobs creator, a real one

Capital GoodsI read that N.C. State University economist Mike Walden predicts the state’s unemployment rate will drop by 2 percentage points next year.

2013-11

North Carolina gets some good news

Free & Clear: To a journalist,” Phil Donahue once observed, “good news is often not news at all.”

2013-11

Road to reform detours into tax cuts

Capital GoodsDespite the attention changes to abortion and election laws brought, the state legislature's Republican majority considers those it made to the tax structure its key accomplishment this year.

2013-10

The session

Up Front: Taking the long view

2013-10

Making its marque

Cover story: The GOP did that in the legislative session. But is it something that business will buy into?

2013-10

Standing pat on the 3 R's

The governor scores big with roads, rules and job readiness.

2013-10

Now about that new brand

What is it we - and outsiders - think North Carolina is all about?

2013-10