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Legal Elite - Construction 2012

2012 Legal Elite winner: Construction - WILLIAM H. GAMMON, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Raleigh


Legal Elite - Corporate Counsel 2012

2012 Legal Elite winner: Corporate Counsel - LISA D. INMAN, Waste Industries USA Inc., Raleigh


Legal Elite - Employment 2012

2012 Legal Elite winner: EmploymentN. RENEE HUGHES, Gardner & Hughes PLLC, Charlotte


Legal Elite - Environmental 2012

2012 Legal Elite winner: Environmental - WILLIAM CLARKE, Roberts & Stevens PA, Asheville


Legal Elite - Family 2012

2012 Legal Elite winner: Family - D. CALDWELL BAREFOOT JR., Barefoot Family Law, Raleigh


Legal Elite - Intellectual Property 2012

2012 Legal Elite winner: Intellectual Property - E. ERIC MILLS, Ward and Smith PA, New Bern


Legal Elite - Litigation 2012

2012 Legal Elite winner: Litigation - DANIEL L. BRAWLEY, Williams Mullen, Wilmington


Legal Elite - Real Estate 2012

2012 Legal Elite winner: Real Estate - GEORGE W. SISTRUNK III, Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin PLLC, Charlotte


Legal Elite - Tax/Estate Planning 2012

2012 Legal Elite winner: Tax / Estate Planning - GRAHAM D. HOLDING JR., Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson PA, Charlotte


Legal Elite - Young Guns 2012

2012 Legal Elite winner: Young Guns (Best Under 40) - J. CHRISTIAN STEVENSON, Kirk Palmer & Thigpen PA, Charlotte


2012 Legal Elite

Call it payback: Here’s what some of the state’s best lawyers are doing to make their communities a better place to live.


Regional Report Charlotte January 2012

Chiquita Brands International Inc. is moving its headquarters  from Cincinnati to Charlotte this year.


State of the unions

Labor eyes public employees to bolster ranks that, though they are weak, still stir strong opposition.


Fuming over the gas tax

Mooneyham: Over the last decade, the clamor and downright demagoguery surrounding North Carolina’s gasoline tax rival that of any topic in state politics.


Dear departed

Up Front: Though it barely touched upon business, last month’s column about my dog’s passing prompted the most reader response of any piece to appear in the pages of this magazine. You’ll find a sampling on page 6, but I thought I’d share this one here. It’s from Rufus Edmisten, the Boone native who was deputy chief counsel to the Senate Watergate Committee, North Carolina’s attorney general for 10 years, the Democratic nominee for governor in 1984 and secretary of state for two terms.


Regional Report Western November 2011

Tar Heels are learning their Alcoholic Beverage Control Boards don’t always follow the letter of the law.


Reworking it out

Capital Goods: Republicans and Democrats in the General Assembly were at each other’s throats most of the past session.


Dread it when credit is due

The start of another major election year is three months away. Unfortunately for the country, and for some of the candidates, a summer that began with a bit of economic hope ended with a lot of pessimism. Politicians have had to face up to a cold, hard reality: The sour economy isn’t likely to be much sweeter come campaign season.

Taken to the extreme

It appears I have become an extremist. I know this because other people have declared it to be so.

Bending the rules

You don’t have to look hard to find a business owner, be it a big-time developer or a small retailer, with a story about unwanted government regulation.