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Erika Newsom Byrd Joins Parker Poe

  • June 20, 2016

Charlotte, NC – Parker Poe announces that Erika Byrd joins the firm’s Greenville, South Carolina office as Special Counsel. Erika practices in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and general corporate law. She represents private companies in a variety of transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, mergers, private placements, equity and debt financings and corporate reorganizations. She also represents commercial lenders and borrowers in various financing transactions.

Erika also handles issues and developments for daily operations while advising clients on customer contracts, supply agreements, noncompetition agreements, leases, tax implications, corporate governance, and shareholder disputes.

Erika’s experience includes managing issues concerning the business and operational side of health care. She counsels physicians, physician groups, hospital systems, and ancillary providers on a variety of matters, including corporate formation and governance, employment matters, and service agreements.

“With its established reputation as a top notch business law firm, I am excited to be joining Parker Poe and to be a part of its vision and its depth, both of which will benefit my practice and my clients,” explained Erika regarding her move to Parker Poe.

Michael Kozlarek, Greenville office Managing Partner, stated “Erika’s joining Parker Poe marks a continued commitment to the firm’s tax and business law practices in the South Carolina upstate. We could not be happier to welcome her.”

About Parker Poe

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has approximately 200 lawyers in seven offices located in major markets across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. The firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters.

Parker Poe is a member of TerraLex, one of the world’s leading international legal networks. With more than 155 top independent law firms and more than 19,000 attorneys in 100 countries, TerraLex members provide the legal resources and expertise needed to conduct seamless business worldwide.