Poyner Spruill LLP

301 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900
Raleigh, NC 27601
United States

Phone: (919) 783-6400
Fax: (919) 783-1075

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Primary Contact
Deborah E. Sperati
  • Office: (252) 972-7095
  • Cell: (252) 452-1997
Alternate Contact 1
Randall R. Adams
  • Office: (252) 972-7094
  • Cell: (252) 903-5276
  • Fax: (252) 972-7045
Alternate Contact 2
Karen H. Chapman
  • Office: (704) 342-5293
  • Cell: (704) 491-1461
  • Fax: (704) 342-5264

About this Firm

Poyner Spruill LLP is a large, multidisciplinary North Carolina law firm, providing a comprehensive range of business and litigation legal services. The firm has a reputation for professional excellence and client service throughout the Southeast. Poyner Spruill has approximately 100 attorneys with offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Southern Pines and Wilmington, from which we cover all federal and state courts. Approximately one-half of the firm attorneys practice litigation including a broad range of general commercial litigation, bank litigation and defense work in various types of liability cases.

Many of our practice groups send up-to-the-minute legal developments on a myriad of issues pertinent to our clients’ business needs. Our periodic mailings are distributed via e-mail and posted to our web site’s publications page. We invite you and your clients to take advantage of this complimentary news service by signing up through our web site.

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Law
  • Auto Liability
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Business Transactions/Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Construction Law
  • Data Privacy and Security
  • Education
  • Election and Campaign Finance Law
  • Entertainment
  • Family Law
  • Franchise
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare Law
  • IP and Technology
  • Immigration
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Life, Health and Disability
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Utilities and Administrative
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Retail and Hospitality Law
  • School Law
  • Securities Litigation
  • Tax Law
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Trust and Estates
  • Water Law
  • White Collar Defense
  • Workers' Compensation

Representative Clients

  • AgCarolina Financial, ACA
  • Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company
  • Cincinnati Insurances Companies
  • DexYP Corporation
  • Duke University
  • Eagle Transport Corp.
  • Estes Express Lines
  • First Citizens Bank & Trust Company
  • Golden Corral Corporation
  • Great West Casualty Company
  • Gregory Poole Equipment Company
  • H. D. Supply Company
  • Kaba Ilco Corp.
  • Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Co.
  • Leith, Inc.
  • Leviton Manufacturing
  • Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
  • PNC Bank
  • Regions Bank
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • XL Catlin

Additional Offices

301 South College Street
Suite 2900
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

1151 Falls Road
Suite 1000
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
United States

135 West New Hampshire Avenue
Southern Pines, NC 28287
United States

Primary USLAW Practice Group Contacts

Appellate Law

Andrew H. Erteschik

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Banking and Financial Services

Deborah E. Sperati

Poyner Spruill LLP
Rocky Mount, NC
United States
Business Litigation and Class Actions

Emily M. Meeker

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Business Transactions/Mergers and Acquisitions

David R. Krosner

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Complex Tort and Product Liability

Randall R. Adams

Poyner Spruill LLP
Rocky Mount, NC
United States
Construction Law

Matthew C. Bouchard

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Data Privacy and Security

Michael E. Slipsky

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
E-Discovery

Keith H. Johnson

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Energy/Environmental

H. Glenn Dunn

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Government Relations

Robert E. Hagemann

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Healthcare Law

Steven Mansfield Shaber

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
IP and Technology

Eric P. Stevens

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Insurance Law

Randall R. Adams

Poyner Spruill LLP
Rocky Mount, NC
United States
Labor and Employment

Steven A. Rowe

Poyner Spruill LLP
Rocky Mount, NC
United States
Mediation and Arbitration

Daniel G. Cahill

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Professional Liability

Karen H. Chapman

Poyner Spruill LLP
Charlotte, NC
United States
Real Estate

Chad W. Essick

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Retail and Hospitality Law

Randall R. Adams

Poyner Spruill LLP
Rocky Mount, NC
United States
Tax Law

Robin E. Pipkin

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Transportation and Logistics

Randall R. Adams

Poyner Spruill LLP
Rocky Mount, NC
United States
Trusts and Estates

H. Chalk Broughton, Jr.

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
White Collar Defense

David W. Long

Poyner Spruill LLP
Raleigh, NC
United States
Workers’ Compensation

Steven A. Rowe

Poyner Spruill LLP
Rocky Mount, NC
United States

Resources & Articles

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Poyner Spruill LLP Advises Client in $750M Sale

Posted August 26, 2021

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Posted February 26, 2019

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