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Regional Report Charlotte February 2010

In plain talk, a pyrrhic victory means: “We burned down the house, but at least we got rid of the cockroaches.” That might apply to builders and developers whose lawsuit caused the state Court of Appeals to overturn Union County’s impact fee on new homes.

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Regional Report Eastern February 2010

When it opened more than two years ago, a privately owned container port in Portsmouth, Va., was widely hailed as a model for others — including North Carolina’s international terminal, planned near Southport.

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Regional Report Triad February 2010

It comes as no surprise that Winston-Salem felt pride when Chicago-based Sara Lee Corp. spun off Hanesbrands Inc. in September 2006 and set up its headquarters there.

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Regional Report Triangle February 2010

After he was fired in August as president of Raleigh-based Law Enforcement Associates Corp., Paul Feldman claimed other shareholders might have engaged in stock manipulation and insider trading.

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Regional Report Western February 2010

Tiger Woods’ extramarital affairs might have shanked his reputation, but it’s developer Jim Anthony who’s in the rough.

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Tax hike hasn’t sacked recruiting

As 2009 came to a close, Gov. Beverly Perdue made sure North Carolinians knew presents were on the way just in time for Christmas.

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Who watches the watchmen?


Elsewhere in this issue you’ll find an article I wrote about Ken Lewis, the beleaguered (and now former) chief executive officer of Bank of America Corp. In the course of researching that piece, I realized that while there is near unanimity about the need for reform of securities regulation — after all, no one is so foolish as to make the case that things were fine just as they were — there is much debate over the shape, and severity, of the overhaul. 

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2010 Legal Elite

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Fraudian slips

As the autumn sun warms the woods, Michael Duke settles in for another day. On assignments like this, he sometimes dons a ghillie suit, the tattered camouflage that snipers wear to blend into underbrush.

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Hot stocks for 2010

Commenting on one of his photos that appeared in this magazine, Will Mitchell joked that he picks stocks better than he picks barbers.

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Legal Elite - Antitrust 2010

2010 Legal Elite winner: Antitrust - Jennifer K. Van Zant, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP, Greensboro
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Legal Elite - Bankruptcy 2010

2010 Legal Elite winner: Bankruptcy - Christine Myatt, Nexsen Pruet LLC, Greensboro
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Legal Elite - Business 2010

2010 Legal Elite winner: Business - Mark Davidson, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP, Greensboro
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Legal Elite - Construction 2010

2010 Legal Elite winner: Construction - John B. “Jack” Taylor, Nexsen Pruet LLC, Charlotte
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Legal Elite - Corporate counsel 2010

2010 Legal Elite winner: Corporate Counsel - Gaither M. Keener, Lowe’s Cos., Mooresville
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Legal Elite - Criminal 2010

2010 Legal Elite winner: Criminal - T. Patrick Matus II, Essex Richards PA, Charlotte
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Legal Elite - Employment 2010

2010 Legal Elite winner: Employment - Susan Brown Grady, SPX Corp., Charlotte
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Legal Elite - Environmental 2010

2010 Legal Elite winner: Environmental - Stephen W. Earp, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, Greensboro
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Legal Elite - Family 2010

2010 Legal Elite winner: Family Law - Lana S. Warlick, Law Office of Lana S. Warlick, Jacksonville
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Legal Elite - Intellectual property 2010

2010 Legal Elite winner: Intellectual Property - David M. Krasnow, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP,, Raleigh

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