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Recent news about RLF and RLF clients.

Triad Business Journal interviews Brooks Pierce attorney about weather-related employment issues

Sept. 12, 2018
The Triad Business Journal interviewed Brooks Pierce employment attorney Beth Langley about how businesses can prepare for staffing issues that might arise due to Hurricane Florence and other natural disasters. Read the article here.


CNN’s Headline News highlights Camp Corral

Aug. 28, 2018
RLF client Camp Corral was featured during Headline News’s Morning Express with Robin Meade. The segment highlighted camper Will Jr., who shared his experiences as a military child and how his father inspired him to one day become a preacher. See the clip here.


Camp Corral featured on American Veteran radio show

Aug. 26, 2018
Hannah Hutler, director of program management for client Camp Corral, spoke with the American Veteran radio show in Colorado. During the interview Hannah discussed the service Camp Corral provides for military families and the registration process for those interested in applying next year. Hear the interview here.


Triangle Business Journal reports on Brooks Pierce class action

Aug. 21, 2018
RLF client law firm Brooks Pierce currently had a case certified as a class action lawsuit. The case could ultimately impact 250 people who built homes in Orange County, North Carolina. The Triangle Business Journal interviewed the attorneys leading the suit about its potential impact. Read the story here.


Ocutech’s new product highlighted in Optometric Office

Aug. 7, 2018
Client Ocutech, a maker of vision aids for the visually impaired, had its new product featured in the trade publication Optometric Office. Read the story here.


Brooks Pierce attorneys published in Construction Executive magazine

July 20, 2018
Three Brooks Pierce attorneys wrote an article on the rising trend of modular construction in commercial projects and key things for contractors and developers to consider when evaluating modular projects. RLF helped to secure placement of the article in this leading trade publication. Read the article here.


FOX News features Camp Corral

July 9, 2018
FOX News recently featured Francis Turner, a World War II veteran who is working to raise $9,600 for RLF client Camp Corral in celebration of his 96th birthday. The money Mr. Turner raises will go towards naming a cabin in his honor at Camp Corral Twin Lakes: Will-a-Way this summer. Read the story here.


HAECO adds new seating to Airbus catalog

July 9, 2018

RLF client HAECO’s announcement that Airbus has added HAECO’s Vector line of seating to the Airbus catalog received significant local and trade media coverage. In addition to handling the media relations around the event, RLF also assisted in a formal signing ceremony at a local HAECO facility. Read the story here and here.


Brooks Pierce partner named one of nation’s most influential attorneys

July 2, 2018

Brooks Pierce partner Jill Wilson was included in the Business Journals’ Influencers: Law list. The list, compiled by editors and reporters across the American City Business Journal’s network of publications, recognized 100 attorneys and executives who have an impact on business and legal matters in communities across the nation. Read the story here.


Brooks Pierce attorney quoted on ESPN.com

June 8, 2018
Ryan Fairchild, an esports attorney with client Brooks Pierce, was quoted in an article on ESPN.com about player contracts the Esports Federation of India is looking to impose on professional video game players in the country. Read the story here.


InnerWill head discusses leadership with Hearth & Home

May 2018
Tom Epperson, president of client InnerWill Leadership Institute, spoke with Hearth & Home about key leadership traits needed for retail teams, including the ability to build strong relationships and knowing your own strengths and weaknesses. Read the story here.


Benefits of Camp Corral highlighted in Parade magazine

May 18, 2018
Our client Camp Corral was featured in Parade magazine. A feature in the   magazine’s “Heroes and Helpers” series, the article focuses on camper-turned-counselor Zachary Bodnar and the positive impact Camp Corral has had on his life. Read the story here.


First Bancorp CEO discusses role of community banks with Triangle Business Journal

April 9, 2018
Richard Moore, former N.C. state treasurer and the CEO of First Bancorp, the largest community bank based in North Carolina, spoke with the Triangle Business Journal about the bank’s recent expansion, future plans and the niche First Bank has created for itself. Read the story here.


Camp Corral featured in Military Families magazine

April 5, 2018
Camp Corral, which provides a free week of camp to the children of U.S. military veterans, was featured in Military Families magazine. The article discusses the history of the unique camp, as well as highlights the story of a former camper turned counselor. Read the story here.


Spectrum News profiles winner of First Bank’s “Dream It. Do It.” contest

March 30, 2018
RLF client First Bank, the largest community bank based in North Carolina, launched a campaign in the spring of 2017 to award $100,000 to help deserving individuals achieve their dreams. Spectrum News profiled Chase Clark, a 13-year-old who created a nonprofit to support deserving children-focused causes locally and globally. First Bank awarded her $5,000 to support her efforts. Watch the story here


Triad Business Journal discusses rapid growth of First Bank

March 12, 2018
The Triad Business Journal spoke with Adam Currie, regional market president for First Bank, North Carolina’s largest community bank, about the rapid growth First Bank has seen in the state. Read the story here.


InnerWill president highlighted on career website

Feb. 23, 2018
The president of InnerWill Leadership Institute was featured in an article on career website TheLadders.com in an article on career lessons people can learn from classic villains. Dr. Tom Epperson spoke to classic Star Wars baddie Darth Vader. Read the story here.


UNCG international admissions featured in U.S. News & World Report

Feb. 1, 2018
RLF pitched the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for a U.S. News & World Report article on international college admissions. UNCG’s robust international student population and formal programs to support these students resulted in UNCG being featured predominantly in the article. Read the story here