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 […]
Our Government Investigations, Negotiation and Litigation Practice Group Announces Strategic Alliance with Global Law Firm Cozen O'Connor
September 5, 2023
We are excited to announce that our firm’s Government Investigations, Negotiation and Litigation Practice Group (GINLit) has entered into a strategic alliance with global law firm Cozen O’Connor. Through this alliance, Morningstar Law Group partner Swain Wood, lead attorney in our GINLit group and former First Assistant Attorney General of North Carolina, will collaborate with […]
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!
Congratulations to Amie Carmack on Her Election to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
June 26, 2023
Morningstar Law Group partner Amie Carmack was recently elected as a Fellow to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication, and excellence. The College was established in 1995 through an initiative of the Council […]
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 […]
Morningstar Law Group is Pleased to Sponsor the NCCU School of Law's Social Justice & Racial Equity Institute Launch Gala
April 11, 2023
Exciting news! Our law firm proudly announces our support for the North Carolina Central University School of Law’s Social Justice & Racial Equity Institute Launch Gala. We believe that promoting social justice and equity is crucial for building a better, more inclusive society. We’re honored to be part of this important event. Join us in […]
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 […]