The law firm of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that John F. Graybeal has rejoined the firm as Of Counsel in its Raleigh office. Since his days as a trial lawyer in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Justice Department, Mr. Graybeal’s subsequent private practice has focused primarily in the areas of antitrust and trade regulation, both litigation and counseling.
Mr. Graybeal joins the firm’s Antitrust and Business Torts Practice Group after having represented a wide variety of clients including corporations, trade associations and individuals. He has extensive experience defending clients involved in federal antitrust grand jury and civil investigations and has also represented clients in conjunction with mergers and acquisitions under scrutiny of federal authorities.
Mr. Graybeal received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School (1962) and his B.A. from Oberlin College (1959). Previously a partner with Parker Poe from 1987 to 2000, Mr. Graybeal is admitted to the North Carolina Bar. He was recently named to Business North Carolina magazine’s “Legal Elite” in Antitrust for 2005.
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP currently has more than 165 lawyers, with five offices in the Carolinas. Parker Poe has North Carolina offices in Charlotte and Raleigh and South Carolina offices in Charleston, Columbia and Spartanburg. The firm provides a complete range of legal services, including extensive experience in antitrust and business torts, banking and finance, bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights, commercial litigation, corporate and commercial law, employee benefits, employment, environmental, international, real estate and commercial development, securities, tax and torts, trial and insurance.