August 9, 2022

Volume XII, Number 221


Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP

Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP is a business law firm providing comprehensive strategic counsel and innovative solutions to our clients. Our lawyers have expertise in all facets of business law.

Brooks Pierce clients are leading organizations and successful individuals throughout the United States and the world. We are well known for our abiding commitment to clients and our service ethic, both on a professional and personal level.

We are also a firm committed to understanding and empathizing, on a personal level, with the people who manage the companies we represent. This approach allows us to be responsive to the professional needs of our clients.

Further, we also approach our own lawyers and professional staff in the same way. We strive to maintain a family atmosphere within the firm and foster a culture that nurtures both personal and professional growth and fulfillment.

Only lawyers with a demonstrated record of professional excellence and the highest standards of personal integrity become part of our firm.

Since our firm's beginning in 1897, we have grown to 95 lawyers and serve clients from three offices.


Contributing authors from Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP:

James Adams, Litigation Attorney, Brooks Pierce Law Firm
With more than two decades of experience in federal and state courts, Jimmy Adams is a versatile and seasoned litigator, familiar with process, strategy, and custom at the trial and...
Forrest W. Campbell, Jr., Brooks Pierce, Health Care Lawyer,
Forrest Campbell provides advice to health care providers concerning regulatory compliance, HIPAA, certificates of need, licensure, managed care agreements, medical staff issues,...
Darrell A. Fruth, Patent lawyer, professional engineer, Brooks Pierce
Darrell Fruth, patent attorney and professional engineer, helps clients navigate issues with law and technology.  He regularly asserts and defends intellectual property claims.  With...
Tricia Goodson, Employment law counsel, Brooks Pierce, Law firm
Tricia counsels management clients on a variety of employment-related issues, including federal and state discrimination and harassment laws; wage and hour compliance; employment policies...
Charles F. Marshall, Brooks Pierce, Raleigh, Trade Associations Lawyer
Charles Marshall helps businesses, digital media companies, and trade associations avoid and solve complex legal problems. Whether litigating cases in state or federal court, negotiating...
David Smyth, Brooks Pierce, Government Investigations, Banking Litigation
David Smyth has a wide-ranging enforcement and litigation practice that focuses on representation of individuals and corporations facing action by federal and state authorities.  David also...
(919) 573-6218
Elizabeth SpainHour, Media Attorney, Brooks Pierce Law Firm
Elizabeth Spainhour represents media, communications, and technology companies in a variety of regulatory and business matters. She works with clients to buy and sell broadcast properties,...
(919) 573-6229
Mack Sperling, Brooks Pierce, Greensboror, Corporate Litigation, Technology
Mack was born and grew up in New York, and graduated from Union College in Schenectady, New York, with honors in Political Science and Psychology. He received his law degree from the...
(336) 271-3125
Edward C. Winslow III, Brooks Pierce, Greensboro, Banking Lawyer
Ed Winslow represents business and corporate clients with an emphasis in the fields of banking and financial services. Principal clients include bankers associations, banks, savings banks,...