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Smith Moore Hires Two New Raleigh Attorneys

Smith Moore Hires Two New Raleigh Attorneys


September 27, 2004

Two of Six Attorneys Join Raleigh Office

RALEIGH, N.C. – Smith Moore LLP announces the addition of two attorneys to the firm this month.  Adding depth to the Raleigh office, William Forstner will join the litigation and health care practice areas and Montaye Sigmon McGee will join the litigation practice area.  Smith Moore has recently hired six new attorneys, increasing its team to nearly 120 attorneys practicing out of the firm’s offices in Atlanta, Ga., Greensboro and Raleigh, N.C.

"We are delighted to continue to attract the brightest minds and welcome these attorneys to the Smith Moore team," said Steve Earp, managing partner of Smith Moore.  "These additions will make an immediate contribution to our goal of further expanding our presence in the business community."

William Forstner earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a law degree, with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.  During law school, he served on the editorial staff of the North Carolina Law Review and was a member of the Entrepreneurial Law Association.  Forstner was awarded the Gressman-Pollitt Award for Best Appellant in Oral Argument.  He completed two summer associate positions at North Carolina law firms including Smith Moore, and was a research assistant at UNC Law School.

Montaye McGee received a bachelor’s degree in English from Duke University and a law degree, with honors, from Duke University School of Law.  She was editor-in-chief of the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy from 2003-2004, a member of the Judicial Board and Facilities Planning Committee.  McGee completed several summer associate positions at North Carolina law firms, including Smith Moore, and served as a summer clerk to the Honorable H. Brent McKnight.

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