Post Office Box 1800
Raleigh, NC 27602
Raleigh was established as the capital city of North Carolina over two hundred years ago. The North Carolina Legislature and the North Carolina Supreme Court both sit here. The firm's offices are in the Wachovia Capitol Center, and look out over the grounds of the North Carolina State Capitol.
Raleigh has been called one of the best places in the country to live and work by Fortune, Money, and other national magazines. The Raleigh-Cary metro area was named the "Best City to Get a Job" by Forbes.com (February 2007). Additionally, among Raleigh's accolades are top ten rankings for "Entrepreneurial Hot Spot" (Cognetics, Inc., January 1998); "Choice City to Live and Do Business" (Outlook, January 1998); "Best Places to Start a Business" (P.O.V., December/January 1998); "Best Cities for Women" (Ladies' Home Journal, November 1997); and "Best Mid-Size Place to Live" (Money, July 1997).
The City is located just minutes from Research Triangle Park, the nation's largest planned research and development park. A number of nationally recognized companies maintain substantial presences in RTP, including SAS, Glaxo Wellcome, Northern Telecom, IBM, Cisco, Ericsson, and Biogen.
Wake County is home to the North Carolina Museums of History, Art and Natural Sciences, and a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities including 49 major parks, three professional sports teams and seven colleges and universities. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and North Carolina State University are close by, and form a part of the Triangle area consisting of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. The North Carolina coast and the Blue Ridge Mountains are within easy driving distance.
The population of Raleigh and Wake County has grown rapidly over recent years, and the area is now home to more than 500,000 residents.