Firm Overview


The Firm was founded on February 1, 1994, and has grown to be North Carolina’s largest minority owned law firm. The Firm represents clients throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, including other areas in the Southeast. The headquarters for the Firm is 4309 Emperor Boulevard, Suite 225, Durham, North Carolina 27703, just five miles from Raleigh-Durham International Airport. A second office location is at 1201 Main Street, Suite 1980, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201.

Practice areas for the Firm include affordable housing and community economic development law, business, civil litigation, colleges and universities, commercial real estate, employment law, FHA insured financings, foreclosures, historic preservation tax credits, housing choice vouchers, low income housing tax credits, municipal finance, municipal corporations, nonprofit organizations, public housing law, and real property tax exemptions. Teamwork between the attorneys and staff is the key to providing the best possible representation and service to clients in each of the Firm’s practice areas.

Each year in June, the Firm closes for two days to provide the volunteers necessary for The Triangle Golf Challenge, The Banks Foundation’s Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament. The proceeds from The Triangle Golf Challenge provide down payment assistance for first time homebuyers who have matriculated from public assistance to private homeownership and to Communities In Schools to empower kids to stay in school and achieve in life.