Stay informed about the latest news and events taking place at Morningstar Law Group. Here is a look at how our attorneys are making headlines.
Welcome, Attorney Oscar Castro
November 15, 2023
We are excited to welcome Oscar Castro to North Carolina and to Morningstar Law Group. Oscar joined our firm late summer after his cross-country move St. George, Utah. Prior to his move, Oscar practiced in the Utah offices of Dentons Durham Jones Pinegar. At Morningstar, Oscar will work with our Litigation Practice Group in the […]
Morningstar Law Group Attorneys Team Up with Local Firm, State AG, and UNC NC to Reverse NCAA's Eligibility Decision
October 5, 2023
Announced today, the NCAA reversed its earlier decision to deny wide receiver Tez Walker eligibility to play this fall for the UNC Tarheels. Attorneys from Cheshire Parker and Schneider, PLLC, and Morningstar Law Group attorneys Chris Graebe, Swain Wood, and Will Graebe represented Walker. In their statement, the team shared, “We could not be more […]
Congratulations to 2024 Best Lawyer Chris Graebe
August 28, 2023
Congratulations to Chris Graebe for being recognized by his peers as a leader in the North Carolina legal community and for his selection to the 2024 Best Lawyers. Chris was named to the “Bet-the-Company Litigation” and “Commercial Litigation” lists. This honor reflects Chris’s deep knowledge of the law and unmatched commitment to his clients.
Congratulations to 2024 Best Lawyer Amie Carmack
August 22, 2023
We are thrilled to announce that Amie Carmack has been selected for Best Lawyers 2024 in recognition of her outstanding work in Employment Law and Labor and Employment Litigation. Her dedication, expertise, and unwavering commitment to her clients truly make her a leader in her field. Join us in celebrating this well-deserved accolade!
Morningstar Law Group Hosts Lunch and Learn for Research Triangle Area Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel
June 1, 2023
Hosting yesterday’s Lunch and Learn for our local Association of Corporate Counsel chapter (RTAC ACC) was a pleasure and honor. 70+ in-house counsel were present for Update: Avoiding and Managing Allegations of Corporate Misconduct presented by attorneys Amie Carmack, Ben Martie, and Swain Wood. Also on the panel of presenters were RTAC ACC members Diana […]
Welcome, Kenzie Rakes!
May 22, 2023
Join us in welcoming Kenzie Rakes to Morningstar Law Group! Kenzie brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience, having previously worked at the esteemed North Carolina Department of Justice. Her impressive background and dedication to the legal field make her an invaluable addition to our team. Kenzie joins our talented Litigation and Government […]
Partner Swain Wood Named to NC Lawyers Weekly Class of 2023 Leaders in the Law
April 10, 2023
We are pleased to announce that partner Swain Wood has been named to the North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Class of 2023 Leaders in the Law. This award celebrates “lawyers who are setting the standard for other lawyers.” In their recent announcement, Lawyers Weekly shared, “Leaders’ accomplishments include outstanding contributions to the practice of law in […]
NC Lawyers Weekly Features Morningstar Partner Swain Wood
March 23, 2023
In the NC Lawyers Weekly feature “5 Questions With…“, our newest partner and former first assistant attorney general of NC, Swain Wood, shares about his rewarding time and experience at the NC DOJ, his deep involvement in the national opioid settlements, his passion for applying strategy and diplomacy to complex litigation, and his vision for […]
Congratulations Shannon Joseph
March 6, 2023
The International Association of Defense Counsel Foundation recently announced its new officers and board members. Congratulations to Shannon Joseph, who will serve as a Foundation Board Member.
We Love Our Super Lawyers!
February 14, 2023
We saved this news for Valentine’s Day! Eleven of our attorneys were selected to 2023 Super Lawyers, including two attorneys recognized as “Rising Stars.” Attorneys selected: Congratulations to all for the well-deserved recognition!