News & Events

Recent News

Brooks Pierce partner Erwin Fuller has been elected to the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Senior Lawyers Division Council.

Brooks Pierce attorneys David Sar and Darrell Fruth will host an American Bar Association Intellectual Property roundtable discussion at the firm’s Raleigh office on Thursday, July 9, from noon to 1:30 p.m.


Recent Events

Brooks Pierce partner Mark Davidson was a presenter at the 75th Annual Symposium for the North Carolina Association of CPAs held at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center on November 17-19, 2014. This year's conference attendees consisted of more than 900+ partners, owners, presidents and vice presidents of finance, CEOs, directors of finance, and CPA/attorneys.

Brooks Pierce partner Charles S. Baldwin, IV, was a panel speaker for the North Carolina Foreign Trade Promotion Council’s Annual Conference, held at Cape Fear Community College on October 7 and 8, 2014.


Recent Publications

In North Carolina, an accounting firm now owes a fiduciary duty to its audit client, both as a matter of law and as a matter of fact.

On November 4, 2014, a North Carolina appellate court held — for the first time — that an accounting firm has a fiduciary duty to its client when performing an independent audit. See Commscope Credit Union v. Butler & Burke, NO. COA14-273, 2014 N.C. App. LEXIS 1131 (N.C. App. Nov. 4, 2014).

November 5, 2014
Environmental Law Update

Brooks Pierce partners Alex Elkan and Kyle Woosley provide an Environmental Law Update concerning the uncertainty about the time limit for filing a groundwater contamination claim in North Carolina.