Jon Goldberg Joins Alexander Ricks PLLC

CHARLOTTE, NC.  February 23, 2017.  Alexander Ricks PLLC is proud to announce that Jon Goldberg has joined the firm’s commercial real estate practice.  Jon represents developers, owners, investors, tenants, banks and Fortune 100 corporations in the leasing, development and finance of commercial real estate projects throughout the region.

Mark Hanson Joins Alexander Ricks PLLC

CHARLOTTE, NC.  January 13, 2016.  Mark Hanson has joined Alexander Ricks PLLC as a Member, bolstering the firm’s commercial real estate practice.  Mark’s practice areas include all aspects of commercial real estate development, as well as real estate-based lending. He has particular expertise in the acquisition, planning, development, leasing, financing, and disposition of shopping centers, and in the planning and development of mixed-use, retail, and residential neighborhood projects. Prior to attending law school, Mark worked for a prominent real estate development/investment… Read More >

Attorneys Listed in Business North Carolina Legal Elite 2016

CHARLOTTE, NC.  January 11, 2016.  Alexander Ricks PLLC is proud to announce that two of its attorneys have been honored by Business North Carolina magazine as Legal Elite 2016.  Tom Ricks and Danny Merlin were both named to the Legal Elite in the Business category. About Business North Carolina Legal Elite. Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has published an annual listing of the state’s top lawyers.  Winners of Legal Elite are selected by statewide ballots sent to all active… Read More >

Ryan Hoffman Joins Alexander Ricks PLLC

CHARLOTTE, NC.  October 8, 2015.  Ryan Hoffman, an experienced litigator, has joined Alexander Ricks PLLC as a Member.  Ryan focuses his practice on resolving real property disputes and commercial litigation and handles matters throughout North Carolina.  Ryan is a regular speaker at continuing legal education seminars on real property related topics for organizations such as the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Land Title Association as well as for various title insurance underwriters. Ryan received his undergraduate degree at UNC-Chapel Hill,… Read More >

The Heat is On: Breaking Developments in Overtime Pay Requirements and Increased Department of Labor Scrutiny of Employer Pay Practices

By: Meredith Jeffries On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division published its proposed revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exemptions from overtime pay requirements for “white-collar” employees. The proposed rule is significant: It more than doubles the minimum salary requirement for an executive, administrative, or professional employee satisfying the exempt duties tests to be exempt from overtime pay, to $970 per week or $50,440 per year. It increases, to $122,148 per year, the… Read More >

We have moved!

As of April 10, 2015, we have moved. Our new office address is: 4601 Park Road, Suite 580 Charlotte, NC 28209

Meredith Jeffries Joins Alexander Ricks PLLC.

Meredith Jeffries, an experienced labor and employment attorney, has joined Alexander Ricks PLLC as a Member. Meredith has two decades of experience in the area of labor and employment law, and provides comprehensive transactional, counseling, training, and litigation services with respect to all aspects of the employer/employee relationship. Most recently, Meredith was a Professor of employment law and civil litigation at Charlotte School of Law. Prior to joining Charlotte School of Law, Meredith spent 12 years practicing in the areas of… Read More >

Four Alexander Ricks Attorneys Named To 2015 NC Super Lawyers

Four Alexander Ricks PLLC attorneys have been selected to the 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This year, Mary Mandeville was named a Super Lawyer in Business Litigation, Clark Walton was named a Rising Star in Business Litigation, Danny Merlin was named a Rising Star in Real Estate, and Kerry Traynum was named a… Read More >

Kerry Traynum Joins Alexander Ricks PLLC as Member

Kerry Traynum joined Alexander Ricks as a member. Prior to joining the firm, Kerry was a partner at Johnston, Allison & Hord, PA in Charlotte. Kerry began practicing law in Charlotte in 2004, provides counsel for clients throughout North Carolina and South Carolina on a wide range of commercial and construction-related matters, including breach of contract claims, non-compete agreement enforcement and defense, mechanic’s liens, negligence and premises liability claims, fraud and unfair and deceptive trade practice claims and defense, title… Read More >

Craft Breweries Continue Growth Trend

In this Charlotte Business Journal article, North Carolina continues to be recognized as a popular destination for craft breweries, now boasting more than 90 craft breweries producing 265,000 barrels of beer each year.  The article also claims that the US now has as many craft breweries as it did in the 1870’s.  With nearly 2,000 breweries set to open in the coming years, this trend shows no signs of slowing.  We represent several craft breweries in the Charlotte area, including The Unknown… Read More >