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Farthing Re-Elected as Parker Poe Managing Partner

  • February 13, 2007

(CHARLOTTE) - Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has announced the re-election of William P. Farthing, Jr. as Managing Partner.  Mr. Farthing, who has served as Managing Partner since 2002, was elected by the partnership for a second four-year term.

As Managing Partner, Mr. Farthing is responsible for establishing and implementing the firm’s strategic direction and oversees its day-to-day policy and management.  Under Mr. Farthing’s management, the firm has grown to more than 200 attorneys in six offices across North Carolina and South Carolina.  The National Law Journal recently recognized Parker Poe as one of the fastest growing law firms in the United States. 

Mr. Farthing is a member of the Board of Trustees for Johnson C. Smith University.  He also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.  Mr. Farthing received a JD, with honors, in 1974 and an AB in 1970 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a Morehead Scholar.

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP currently has more than 200 lawyers in six offices across the Carolinas including Charlotte, Raleigh, Charleston, Columbia, Myrtle Beach and Spartanburg.  The firm provides a complete range of legal services and has extensive experience in antitrust and business disputes, banking and finance, bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights, commercial litigation, corporate and commercial law, employee benefits, employment, environmental, government and public policy, health care, immigration, international, mergers and acquisitions, public finance, real estate and commercial development, securities, tax, torts, trials and insurance.