New attorneys raise number of firm-wide staff additions to 30 in 2007
CHARLOTTE – Smith Moore LLP has added Jeff MacHarg to its litigation practice group in Charlotte. MacHarg's addition raises the total number of new attorneys added to the firm in 2007 to 30.
MacHarg graduated from The George Washington University School of Law in 2002 with high honors, and joins Smith Moore from Pittsburgh, where he was a litigation associate with Reed Smith LLP. MacHarg's litigation practice focuses primarily on counseling and defending financial services entities. He has significant experience in defending clients against class and individual allegations related to so-called predatory lending tactics. He also has considerable experience counseling and defending clients against product related claims, trade secret claims and other commercial disputes. "Jeff is a great addition to our Charlotte office," says Rob Marcus, leader of the litigation practice group in the firm's Charlotte location. "He continues our growth in both financial services and commercial litigation."
"Smith Moore's lawyers are dynamic, knowledgeable and extremely talented," commented MacHarg. "Both the firm and its lawyers have an outstanding statewide reputation with the bar and the bench. I am very happy to be joining such a talented, reputable firm and group of lawyers, and I'm excited about the firm's continued growth in Charlotte."
MacHarg is currently licensed in Pennsylvania, and his comity application to the North Carolina Bar is pending.
Contact: Donnie Turlington
For Smith Moore LLP