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AWARDS   ANNOUNCEMENTS  PRESS RELEASES  EVENTS  PROMOTIONS  ACTIVITES  HONORS  RECOGNITIONS
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G. Gray Wilson
G. Gray Wilson, a partner in Nelson Mul- lins Riley & Scarbor- ough’s Winston-Salem o ce took the reins of the N.C. State Bar in
torneys (NCSHCA) during the orga- nization’s annual meeting in Septem- ber.
Elie Foy has joined Womble Bond Dixon’s Raleigh o ce of counsel. Foy guides clients in trusts and estate planning, wealth transfer and admin- istration matters. She is a certi ed specialist in estate planning and pro- bate law.
Raleigh o ce. He served as an assis- tant U.S. attorney for the Eastern Dis- trict of North Carolina, investigating money laundering, narcotics tra ck- ing and public corruption cases.
Hedrick Gardner announced that Jenni- fer V. Ruiz was elected managing partner of the Raleigh o ce, ef-
Jennifer V. Ruiz fective August 31, 2018. Ruiz has served on many  rm committees, including the Women to Women Initiative, the Associate Development Committee, the Diversity Committee, and the
Management Committee.
Young Moore and Henderson, P.A. an- nounced that Michelle C. Prendergast has joined the  rm’s trans-
Michelle C. portation litigation Prendergast team. She is a graduate of William & Mary Law School and the University of South Carolina at Aiken. Before joining the  rm, she served as a law clerk to U.S. Magis- trate Judge Joi Elizabeth Peake, of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Caro- lina. Prendergast represents clients in trucking litigation, product liability, premises liability, and insurance de-
October, becoming the second attorney ever to have presided over both of North Carolina’s bar or-
ganizations.
Kristina Wilson
Will Graebe
Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. an- nounced that Kris- tina Wilson and Will Graebe have joined the  rm. Wilson attended Georgetown Univer- sity in Washington, DC and received her law degree from Wake For- est University School of Law in 2018. Graebe attended Appalachian
Troy Crawford
Lawyers Mutual an- nounced the forma- tion of LM Title. Troy Crawford will serve as president and manag- ing counsel of the new subsidiary serving at-
State University and received his law degree from  e University of North Carolina School of Law in 2018.
torneys throughout North Carolina. Bill Powers has launched the Pow- ers Law Firm PA.  e three-lawyer  rm will practice criminal de- fense, DWI, family law and complex equitable distribution cases in North Carolina
and South Carolina.
Alex French and
Bill Powers
Robin Seelbach
Yates, McLamb & Weyher LLP an- nounced that Robin Seelbach has joined the  rm. Seelbach focuses his practice on repre- senting business and
Sara Harrington joined Averett Fam- ily Law as the  rm expands practice with estate planning & pro-
insurance carriers in construction, personal injury, and property dam- age disputes. He has extensive experi- ence in pre-suit negotiation and risk management, litigation, and appeals in North Carolina state and federal courts.
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP announced that Robb Leandro was elected president of the North Carolina Society of Health Care At-
bate in Orange & Cha- tham Counties French’s practice areas include family law and probate. Har- rington’s practice will include estate
fense cases.
born in Honduras and immigrated to the U.S. at 7 years old. She has worked at K&L Gates, LLP,
Alex French
planning and probate.
So a Hernandez
Lawrence Cameron has joined McGuire- Woods’ Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation practice in the  rm’s
So a Hernandez
has been appointed to the City Attorney's Of-  ce in Durham. She is the  rst Latina to hold the position. She was
Sara Harrington
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