Everett Gaskins Hancock LLP ("EGH") is "old school" in feel but forward looking and thinking in practice. Grounded in 10 principles which guide its practice, EGH emphasizes quality of work and quality of life for its attorneys and staff. The firm measures its success not only through its service to its clients, but also through its service to the community and the legal profession.
EGH's lawyers focus their practices on solving business problems, assisting business entities, advancing the public interest in the representation of non-profit entities, and pursuing their clients' interests through administrative proceedings and litigation in state and federal courts throughout North Carolina at the trial and appellate levels.
The firm's diverse litigation practice includes complex commercial and construction litigation and business ownership at both the trial and appellate courts in the state and federal courts.
EGH's extensive governmental affairs practice includes representation of clients in the North Carolina General Assembly and before local governing boards, as well as legal representation and strategic planning services for nonprofit organizations, trade associations, public-private partnerships and advocacy groups concerned with public education, biotechnology, biofuels and aquaculture. EGH also handles administrative matters before a variety of local and state regulatory agencies, including occupational licensing boards.
EGH's bankruptcy practice includes the representation of creditors in business reorganizations and work-outs and the prosecution and defense of bankruptcy-related litigation, including adversary proceedings.
The firm's business and estate planning practice provides clients with counsel on a wide variety of issues related to business planning and business succession, acquisition and sale of businesses, real property tax valuations and estate planning.
EGH's commercial real estate practice includes closings, leases, condominium and homeowner association documentation.
The firm's attorneys regularly practice before state and federal courts and administrative agencies throughout North Carolina. Members of EGH are admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, and before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
EGH's principles and other information about EGH are available at www.eghlaw.com. References and a list of representative clients will be provided on request.