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Fisher Law Wins AG's Cup

Fisher Law Wins AG's Cup

Feeding Frenzy honorees and presenters included, front from left, NCBA President Caryn McNeill, Shana Fisher (Fisher Law) and N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein. Second row: Tonya Mason (Mason Law), Tristan Fuierer (Moore & Van Allen), Jennifer Rowell (McGuireWoods), Sarah Bruce (U.S. Bankruptcy Administrator) and Feeding Frenzy Chair Kristen Kenley. Back row: Scott Branam (Passport Labs), Anna Short-Slightom (Womble Bond) and Caleb Holloway (Gardner Skelton).

"Thank you for the food. We all get to eat tonight."*

The champions of the 2018 Legal Feeding Frenzy were recognized on Wednesday, April 25, at the N.C. Bar Center in Cary.

Legal Feeding Frenzy is a collaborative effort of the North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Feeding The Carolinas and the N.C. Attorney General. This year’s event set new records with 91 teams participating and 373,018 pounds of food raised.

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein, honorary chair and a member of the NCBA, presented the awards. The awards ceremony was made possible by the generous funding of the North Carolina Bar Foundation Endowment. See event photos here.

Fisher Law, PLLC of Raleigh received the Attorney General’s Cup as the overall champion for the second time by contributing the most pounds of food per person. Shana Fisher accepted on behalf of the firm.

In the Solo Practitioner Division (1-10 employees), Mason Law Office, PLLC of Chapel Hill prevailed for the second consecutive year in this division. Tonya Mason accepted on behalf of the firm.

In the Small Firm Division (11-50 employees), Gardner Skelton PLLC of Charlotte was the winner. Caleb Holloway accepted on behalf of the firm.

 

Shana Fisher, center, accepts Attorney General's Cup from Attorney General Josh Stein and NCBA President Caryn McNeill.

In the Medium Firm Division (51-100 employees), the Raleigh office of McGuireWoods LLP was the winner. Jennifer Rowell accepted on behalf of the firm.

In the Large Firm Division (101 employees and up), Moore & Van Allen PLLC, with North Carolina offices in Charlotte and the RTP, prevailed for the sixth time. Tristan Fuierer accepted on behalf of the firm.

The Wake Forest University School of Law captured the Law School Division for the fifth consecutive year.

In the Corporate/In-House Division, Passport Labs, Inc. was the champion. Scott Branam accepted on behalf of Passport Labs.

The Office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Administrator, Middle District of North Carolina prevailed for the second time in the Public Interest Division. Sarah Bruce accepted on behalf of the administrator’s office.

The most food was contributed by Womble Bond Dickinson for the sixth consecutive year. Anna Short-Slightom accepted on behalf of the firm.

Kristen Kenley of Moore & Van Allen in Charlotte chaired the YLD Legal Feeding Frenzy Committee and welcomed attendees to the awards ceremony. Comments were provided by NCBA President Caryn McNeill and Amy Beros, vice president of development for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern N.C.

The proceedings were live streamed over the NCBF Facebook page.

Firms participating in the 2018 Legal Feeding Frenzy were:

  • Alston & Bird
  • Beechler Tomberlin
  • Blanco Tackaberry Attorneys
  • Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP
  • Campbell Law School
  • Cannon Law, PC
  • The Chambers of Judge Lucy Noble Inman, NC Court of Appeals
  • Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP
  • Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog
  • Davis and Hamrick LLP
  • Duke University School of Law
  • Ernst & Young
  • Elon University School of Law
  • Financial Protection Law Center
  • Fisher Law, PLLC
  • Forrest Firm, P.C.
  • Forsyth County Clerk of Superior Court
  • Gardner Skelton
  • The Graham, Nuckolls, Conner Law Firm, LLC
  • Guilford Technical Community College Paralegal Association
  • Hutchens Law Firm
  • Legal Aid of North Carolina
  • Lord Law Firm, PLLC
  • Mason Law Office, PLLC
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • McIlveen Family Law Firm
  • Moore & Alphin, PLLC
  • Moore & Van Allen PLLC
  • Morningstar Law Group
  • NC Department of Justice
  • NCCU School of Law
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP-Winston-Salem
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • Nichols, Choi & Lee, PLLC
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Housing Finance Agency
  • Office of the Pitt County Clerk of Court
  • Office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Administrator
  • Passport Labs, Inc.
  • Poyner Spruill
  • Robert Haworth & Reece, LLC
  • Rose Harrison & Gilreath, P.C.
  • Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
  • Smith Anderson
  • Smith Moore Leatherwood
  • Spilman, Thomas & Battle
  • The Deyaska Spencer Law Firm
  • The Law Office of Christopher K. Gottfried
  • The Law Offices of Attny F. Bryan Brice Jr
  • UNC School of Law
  • Wake Forest School of Law
  • Ward and Smith, P.A.
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • Zacchaeus Legal Services

*Quote from a 2nd-grader in appreciation of the food bank.

Legal Feeding Frenzy is a collaborative effort of the North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Feeding The Carolinas and the N.C. Attorney General. This year’s event set new records with 91 teams participating and 373,018 pounds of food raised.