Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP is a business law firm that provides creative solutions for the significant and complex dealings of our clients.  We serve businesses, government, non-profit institutions, trade associations and individuals.  Brooks Pierce works with clients on a regional, national, and international level.  The multi-faceted approach to the solutions offered by Brooks Pierce derives from the expertise resident in this firm.  Our unique philosophy results in powerful analysis and effective solutions for our clients. 

What is our philosophy?  It is that exceptional service for our clients is developed by exposing our bright and dedicated attorneys to multiple areas of the sophisticated law with which we deal every day. These practice areas include media, legislation, mergers and acquisitions, banking, corporate finance, real estate, employment and labor law, trusts and estates and complex business litigation. 

Our attorneys are experienced.  Represented among the Brooks Pierce ranks are a former chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, present and former state officials, law professors, regulatory commissioners, and a former political campaign manager.

Our attorneys embrace the highest standards of professional and personal excellence.  Our attorneys exhibit intelligence, integrity, leadership, have a demonstrated record of professional excellence, and a commitment to the law not only as a profession, but as a calling. Our attorneys have excelled in some of the nation's leading law schools, including Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, University of Chicago, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Virginia, University of Texas, Wake Forest, Emory, Washington and Lee, William and Mary, and Yale.

We are also a firm committed to understanding and empathizing, on a personal level, with the people who manage the businesses we represent. This allows our firm to be responsive to the professional needs of our clients. Our atmosphere is collaborative and collegial. Our attorneys work closely with one another to exchange ideas and strategy in order to address the complex legal issues our clients bring to us. The Brooks Pierce team approach maximizes the scope and quality of the service we provide to our clients.

Only lawyers with a demonstrated record of professional excellence and the highest standards of personal integrity become part of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP.