Located in North Carolina’s “Research Triangle,” Raleigh is one of the fastest–growing and most exciting centers for business in the U.S. The city is a major center for high-tech and biotech research, and a hub for banking and financial services, higher education, manufacturing and telecommunications.

The highly experienced attorneys in our newly opened Raleigh office focus on mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, joint ventures and general corporate and securities matters with a focus in the healthcare and life sciences industries. They’ve worked on international projects involving contract negotiations and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Additionally, the firm represents several North Carolina-based clients across a broad range of industries.

As Raleigh expands and attracts new innovators and businesses, we’re committed to its future and supporting our clients, and the communities in which we live and work.

ABA calls on firms to pledge to tackle lawyer mental-health and substance-use issues

ABA Journal | September 10, 2018

The following coverage notes Nixon Peabody as one of the first law firms in the country to sign a pledge as part of the American Bar Association’s new health and wellness campaign to reduce substance use and improve mental health in the legal profession.

One more arrow in the government’s anti-corruption quiver: the Global Magnitsky Act

The Anti-Corruption Report | May 30, 2018

Corporate partners Alexandra Lopez-Casero and Isabelle de Smedt are quoted in this article discussing the business consequences of the Global Magnitsky Act, a new anti-corruption statute.

First-half muni issuance was down in the Northeast

The Bond Buyer | August 18, 2017

This coverage notes Nixon Peabody’s jump from ninth to fourth place in Thomson Reuters’ list of top bond counsel for Northeast bond issuance for the first half of 2017.

4 M&A partners join Nixon Peabody’s new N.C. office

Law360 | July 17, 2017

The article focuses on the arrival of M&A and corporate transactions partners John Erwin Brian Brown, Angie Cottrell and Isabelle de Smedt, and paralegal Patricia Harris as well as the firm’s Raleigh office.

Nixon Peabody opens in North Carolina with K&L Gates hires

American Lawyer | July 10, 2017

The following coverage is about the arrival of M&A and corporate transactions partners John Erwin, Brian Brown, Angie Cottrell and Isabelle De Smedt to Nixon Peabody’s new Raleigh, North Carolina office.


305 Church at North Hills St.

Suite 1230

Raleigh, NC 27609-2669

United States

Phone: 919-900-3900

Fax: 919-900-3929

Key Contacts

Glenda Lusk

Regional Administrator


Phone: 585-263-1699

Dorsey Breslin

Marketing Contact


Phone: 202-585-8397

Allison McClain

Chief Communications Officer


Phone: 617-345-1128

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