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Firm Management

Managing Partner

  • Daniel G. CahillManaging Partnert: 919.783.2902f: 919.783.1075
  • management committee

  • Brian F. CorbettPartnert: 919.783.2826f: 919.783.1075
  • Chad W. EssickPartnert: 919.783.2896f: 919.783.1075
  • Susanna Knutson GibbonsPartnert: 919.783.2813f: 919.783.1075
  • Thomas L. OgburnPartnert: 704.342.5258f: 704.342.5264
  • Michael E. SlipskyPartnert: 919.783.2851f: 919.783.1075
  • Timothy W. WilsonPartnert: 252.972.7114f: 919.783.1075
  • management team

  • Brandi M. HobbsSenior Manager, Client Services & Strategic Initiatives t: 704.342.5255f: 704.342.5264
  • Ellen M. KinsingerChief Information Officert: 919.783.1010f: 919.783.1075
  • Nina M. LongDirector of Human Resourcest: 919.783.2964f: 919.783.1075
  • Debra S. SmithBilling Services Managert: 919.783.2986f: 919.783.1075
  • Jack L. Stone Jr.Chief Operating Officert: 919.783.1009f: 919.783.1075
  • M. Leigh WhitleyRocky Mount Office Managert: 252.972.7059f: 919.783.1075
  • Robin C. WoodliefControllert: 919.783.2863f: 919.783.1075
  • section leaders

  • Kenneth L. BurgessPartnert: 919.783.2917f: 919.783.1075
  • David DreifusPartnert: 919.783.2817f: 919.783.1075
  • J. Nicholas EllisPartnert: 252.972.7115f: 919.783.1075
  • Susanna Knutson GibbonsPartnert: 919.783.2813f: 919.783.1075
  • Bradley J. HerringPartnert: 252.972.7081f: 919.783.1075
  • Keith H. JohnsonPartnert: 919.783.1013f: 919.783.1075
  • David R. KrosnerPartnert: 919.783.2844f: 919.783.1075
  • James M. O'Brien IIIPartnert: 919.783.2872f: 919.783.1075
  • what's new at the firm

    Poyner Spruill partner honored with excellence award from Federal Bar Association chapter


    The Eastern District of North Carolina chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) honored Poyner Spruill partner David Long last week with its second annual Judge David W. Daniel Award for Excellence in the Legal Community.

    WEBINAR EVENT: New CMS ROPs for SNFs and what the term "resident representative" means


    We're partnering with NCHCFA to bring you a new webinar series open to all NCHCFA members. Register now!

    Two Poyner Spruill Attorneys Help Work for Tomorrow through Mentor Program at UNC Law


    RALEIGH, NC – Founded in 2016, the McIntyre-Whichard Legal Fellows Program is now in its second year of existence at the University of North Carolina School of Law. The program was founded by two UNC Law School alums and is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Study Center and the UNC Christian Legal Society. The program is named after Poyner Spruill partner and former U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre and former N.C. Supreme Court Justice Willis Whichard, who are both alums of the university and serve as program mentors.

    Poyner Spruill Diversity Committee to host panel discussion with key leaders in the legal field to celebrate Black History Month


    The Poyner Spruill Diversity Committee is celebrating Black History Month by hosting an intimate panel discussion with key leaders who have been successful in the legal field.

    Twenty-three Poyner Spruill Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers in 2018


    RALEIGH, NC – Poyner Spruill is pleased to announce that 16 of its attorneys have been recognized as 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers and 7 were named as 2018 North Carolina Rising Stars by North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine.

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