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Smith Moore Leatherwood Welcomes Three Attorneys To The Firm

Smith Moore Leatherwood Welcomes Three Attorneys To The Firm


September 22, 2014

Greensboro, N.C. Smith Moore Leatherwood has added three attorneys who will be based in the firm's Greensboro office.  Farris Martini and Olivia Fajen have joined the firm's litigation team.  Frankie T. Jones Jr. practices in both the corporate and real estate arenas.

"We are thrilled to welcome these new attorneys to our firm," said Julie Earp, Managing Partner. "Farris, Olivia and Frankie are skilled attorneys as well as genuinely good people. They understand how to provide the kind of excellent client service that our clients expect of Smith Moore Leatherwood."

Jones's practice focuses on real estate, land use and business law.  He represents clients in connection with real estate transactions including the acquisition, financing, developing, leasing and disposition of commercial properties.  Jones was formerly in-house counsel in the Investment Law Group of a Fortune 250 financial services company.  He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served as President of both the Black Law Students Association and the Omicron Delta Kappa honor society. 

Martini focuses on complex commercial litigation. He is also active in the firm's health care practice.  Prior to joining Smith Moore Leatherwood, Farris clerked for the Honorable John R. Jolly, Jr., Chief Judge of the North Carolina Business Court.  He graduated from Duke University School of Law, where he was a merit scholarship recipient.

Fajen works in the litigation practice group. Prior to joining Smith Moore Leatherwood, she received a B.A. from the University of Michigan, where she graduated with high honors and distinction.  Fajen earned her J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 2014.

For more information, contact:
Brandy Humphries (brandyh@hughes-agency.com)
864.271.0718

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