The recently formed Morningstar Law Group already is receiving recognition. Five of its Partners were selected for inclusion in the 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers In America.
William J. Brian, Jr. was selected as the Land Use& Zoning “ Lawyer of the Year” for the Raleigh/Durham Area. In addition to Land Use and Zoning Law, Bill also was recognized for his work in Land Use Litigation Law, Real Estate Litigation Law and Eminent Domain Law;
Patrick L. Byker was recognized for his work in Land Use and Zoning Law;
Kenneth G. Carroll was recognized for this work in Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions Law;
Mack Paul was recognized for his work in Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law; and
Stephanie C. Powell was recognized for her work in Real Estate Law.
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Morningstar Law Group is a full service business law firm based in the Triangle area that was established in 2012 by former partners of the K&L Gates and Womble Carlyle law firms.