Welcome to Morningstar Law Group

Morningstar Law attorneys share a vision of where the practice of law should go and how best to help our clients succeed. Collectively, we believe the practice of law can be different.

Morningstar Law Group is based on a core set of shared principles, the chief of which is the client comes first. Always. Additionally, Morningstar Law Group is committed to a new model of sophisticated legal practice, one in which a full service business law firm can tailor its legal services in a manner that provides maximum value and flexibility for our clients. Finally, Morningstar Law Group operates as a true partnership, with individuals who are dedicated to each other and to the community in which they live and work.

Click here to read more about Morningstar Law Group’s core principles.

Practice Areas

Morningstar Law Group is a business law firm that offers a suite of practices, including corporate, securities, employment, real estate, land use, litigation and intellectual property.


Our Attorneys

Meet the former "big law" attorneys who have come together to form Morningstar Law Group. These experienced professionals bring a wealth of expertise to a firm that understands that serving clients is the pinnacle of practicing law.

Latest News

  • Happy Holidays!
    December 12, 2014


  • Accountant Position – Open
    December 8, 2014

    Morningstar Law Group Seeks Accountant Founded in 2012, we are a full service business law firm with 21 attorneys with expertise in a wide array of business matters, including Corporate, Securities, Intellectual Property, Employment, Litigation, Land Use and Real Estate. We are seeking a skilled and motivated new member to add to our team. The […]

  • Coming together to make a difference
    December 8, 2014

    This holiday, Morningstar Law Group sponsored the 2014 Hope for the Holidays campaign for the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina. This campaign collects & distributes gifts to brighten the holidays for many foster children living in transitional homes. This is the second year Morningstar has participated in this wonderful event. For more information on […]

  • Shannon Joseph – Elected
    December 3, 2014

    Shannon Joseph of Morningstar Law Group was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Wake County Bar Association and the Tenth Judicial District for the upcoming year. In addition, Ms. Joseph was awarded the “President’s Award” from the Wake County Bar Association for her service in the past. Congratulations go out for a […]

  • Can I Use This Video In My Presentation?
    November 14, 2014

      At least a few times per year, I receive a call from a client asking if a company employee can use copyrighted material in a presentation.  Sometimes the material is a video clip from a movie or television show.  Other times the material is music or maybe a comic, and often the employees want […]

  • Busy week in litigation
    November 10, 2014

    Our own Keith Anthony has had a busy week in the news, and it’s only Monday. Keith has been fighting the good fight for our clients who own Internet cafes and has recently won a case in federal court after five year battle. Check out the articles here: Nags head loses 5-year battle  Ex-Sweepstakes operator […]

  • A Morningstar lunch
    November 7, 2014

    How do you spend your Friday afternoon at the office? Here at Morningstar we like to relax, smoke some meats, eat good food and enjoy great conversation with each other (and occasionally a little discussion over which team is better). This was our 2nd Annual Morningstar Law Group Tailgate Party!  

  • Global Trends and Impact on Real Estate Industry
    November 5, 2014

            Mack Paul was recently asked to speak at East Carolina University’s Fall Advisory Board Meeting. Mack presented on global trends in the real estate industry to The Industry Advisory Board of the Construction Management Department. The presentation is available for view and download here: Slideshare Presentation  

  • Randy Whitmeyer takes the Wake County Bar Association Championship Division doubles crown
    November 4, 2014

    Our own Randy Whitmeyer along with Rik Lovett took the crown for the third year in a row in the Wake County Bar Association Championship Division doubles. They recorded a 6-2 win over all the other players. Way to go Randy!

  • Best Law Firm- 2015
    November 3, 2014

    Morningstar Law Group is proud to announce its inclusion in the 2015 Best Law Firms list, published by U.S. News & World Report in conjunction with Best Lawyers. Morningstar received a Tier 1 ranking for: Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation- Land Use & Zoning, Litigation – Real Estate, and Real Estate Law. Morningstar was also ranked […]