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Parker Poe Adds Partner to Real Estate and Commercial Development Practice Group In Raleigh

  • May 19, 2006

(Raleigh, N.C., May 19, 2006) – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP today announced that David T. Buckingham has joined the law firm as a partner in its Raleigh office.

Mr. Buckingham has considerable experience in securitized transactions, including the representation of both the trustee and issuer in issuances ranging from $250 million to $1.45 billion.  He also has significant leasing experience representing real estate developers and owners of commercial buildings.  He is regularly retained by leading corporations and nationally recognized law firms to serve as local counsel in financing transactions. 

 “Adding David as a partner signals our continued growth in the Triangle’s real estate and commercial development market,” said Henry C. Campen, Jr., Parker Poe’s Administrative Partner in Raleigh. “We believe his vast experience in financing large-scale projects will be of great value to our clients across the Carolinas and beyond.”

Mr. Buckingham is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, Maryland, Texas and the District of Columbia. He was previously a partner in Smith Anderson’s commercial real estate practice group.  Mr. Buckingham was named among the 2006 North Carolina Super Lawyers for real estate transactions.  He received his J.D. (1983) and B.A. (1980) from Duke University. 

“With our fall associate class beginning in September, Parker Poe will have 50 attorneys in the Raleigh office providing clients with the full range of corporate legal services,” added Campen.

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP currently has more than 175 lawyers, with five offices in the Carolinas including Columbia, Charleston and Spartanburg in South Carolina and Charlotte and Raleigh in North Carolina.  The firm provides a complete range of legal services and has 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, government, health care, international, mergers and acquisitions, public finance, real estate and commercial development, securities, tax and torts, trial and insurance.