Poyner Spruill LLP

Practice/Organization Description

Poyner Spruill has offices in Raleigh, Charlotte, Rocky Mount, and Southern Pines, North Carolina, giving it a statewide presence. The firm’s size enables it to foster individual attorney excellence in such diverse practice areas as bankruptcy, workouts, creditors’ rights, employment law, commercial real estate, employee benefits, banking law, venture capital, public utilities, health care law, governmental relations, environmental law, securities law, municipal law, construction law, white collar criminal defense, as well as trials and appeals in all state, federal and administrative courts and tribunals and alternative dispute resolution. The firm brings to bear the resources, talent and experience of all four offices to serve the needs of its clients. In addition, its reputation, size, and client base enable Poyner Spruill to effectively represent the national and regional interests of its clients.

Professional Associations & Memberships

The firm is the only North Carolina law firm member of the State Capital Group, an association of fifty independent law firms located in the fifty state capitals and several foreign countries. Poyner Spruill clients have immediate access to legal representation in every state and in countries such as Mexico, Canada and Great Britain. Member firms of the State Capital Group practice independently and not in a relationship for the joint practice of law.

The firm is also a member of the USLAW NETWORK, an affiliation of more than 60 independent firms and over 3,500 litigators across the United States. USLAW NETWORK member firms provide high quality legal representation to major corporations, captive insurance companies, insurance carriers, and large and small businesses across the United States.

Honors and Awards

Twenty-eight Poyner Spruill attorneys named "Best Lawyers in America" 2011

August 2010. Best Lawyers bases its listings on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey of the legal profession in which attorneys nationwide are asked to rate the top practitioners in their areas of practice in their jurisdictions. Because listings are based on the votes of other lawyers and cannot be bought, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

Poyner Spruill LLP Achieves First-Tier Rankings in Inaugural “Best Law Firms®” List - September 2010.

The publishers of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America have jointly released the inaugural 2010 Best Law Firms® rankings. Poyner Spruill LLP was identified in these rankings as a top North Carolina firm, with multiple practice areas and offices included in the “Tier 1 Metropolitan Area” rankings.

Top Honors Given to Poyner Spruill by Chambers USA - June 2010

We are pleased to announce that both the firm and seven of its attorneys have been given high honors by Chambers USA in the 2010 listings for North Carolina. Poyner Spruill is ranked in Tier 3 in both the Environment and Labor & Employment areas. David Warren and Robin Currin both received Chambers' highest Tier 1 ranking for individual attorneys.

Thirteen Poyner Spruill Attorneys Selected As Legal Elite - January 2010

Poyner Spruill is pleased to announce that thirteen of its attorneys have been ranked among Business North Carolina magazine’s 2010 “Legal Elite”.

The results are based on votes from more than 19,000 active members of the North Carolina Bar, who were asked to nominate the best lawyers in fourteen categories.

2010 Super Lawyers Selected - February 2010

Twenty-six lawyers from Poyner Spruill LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in Law & Politics ranking of North Carolina “Super Lawyers” and "Rising Stars."

The list of 2010 North Carolina Super Lawyers is based on a survey of active attorneys across the state by Law & Politics, and inclusion is thought to be a singular honor.

Poyner Spruill LLP Honored by Metro Magazine With Standing Ovation Award - August 2010

Poyner Spruill LLP received top honors with a “Standing Ovation” award from Metro Magazine readers for best corporate law firm and best tax law firm. The firm has also been named as one of the top law firms in the region, receiving the “MetroBravo” award.


301 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 , United States

Contact: Jackie Spivey

  • 919.783.6400

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
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Other U.S. Locations
  • North Carolina
Number of Attorneys

100+ Attorneys

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