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.
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 […]
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 […]
Welcome, Leticia Shapiro
March 15, 2023
We are excited to announce that Leticia Shapiro has joined our team. Leticia, or Tish, will be working in our Raleigh office with our Real Estate and Land Use and IP Litigation practice groups. Welcome, Tish!
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!
Morningstar Launches New Practice Focused on Government Investigations, Negotiation, and Litigation
February 6, 2023
Swain Wood, former First Assistant Attorney General of North Carolina, rejoins Morningstar Law Group to lead the new practice. Morningstar Law Group has launched a new, national practice focused on helping clients navigate the complex legal and political challenges associated with government investigations, negotiation, and litigation, including matters involving state Attorneys General and other government […]
"Best Law Firm" in National and Metropolitan Tiers
November 23, 2022
We are pleased to announce, a bit belatedly (we’ve been nose-down working hard for our clients), that Morningstar Law Group was named to the list of Best Law Firms for 2023. At the national level, we were recognized for our work in Land Use & Zoning Law. And at the metropolitan level, we were recognized […]