October 5, 2017 (Wilmington, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew R. Jones to its Wilmington office.
Now in its seventh year, the Forrest Firm is a provider of corporate legal services to entrepreneurs, investors, and executives. The firm works in multiple areas relevant to businesses at every stage of their life cycles. Core practice areas include business formation, angel and venture financings, intellectual property, commercial real estate, employment, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, tax, contract negotiation, and dispute resolution.
Mr. Jones comes to the Forrest Firm after serving as an equity partner at the Wilmington law firm of Rountree Losee LLP. During his tenure at Rountree Losee, he concentrated his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, business law, and admiralty and maritime law.
In his new role at the Forrest Firm, Mr. Jones will continue a diverse practice focused on civil litigation and business law. In his litigation practice, Mr. Jones will represent clients in matters involving all forms of civil and commercial disputes, from pre-filing negotiations to appeals. In addition, Mr. Jones will provide business counsel to North Carolina for-profit and non-profit businesses, entrepreneurs, and executives, with an emphasis on formations, complex commercial contract negotiations, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic transactions. Mr. Jones also will continue to advise families on estate planning and administration matters.
“I am excited to join the strong and growing team of client-focused lawyers at the Forrest Firm and to grow the firm’s Wilmington presence,” noted Jones. “I look forward to continuing to provide the high-level of service and responsiveness expected by my clients, while introducing the Forrest Firm’s extensive capabilities to businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals in the Wilmington area.”
“Andy Jones is a strong addition to our practice and we look forward to his leadership as we continue to build our Wilmington office,” said Jeff Wolfe, managing attorney at the Forrest Firm. “He has built a solid practice by developing a diverse set of skills as a litigator and business lawyer through his focus on responsiveness, problem solving, and proactive counseling. Andy brings real versatility to our team, an attribute that will serve both the Forrest Firm and the Cape Fear region’s entrepreneurs, executives, and families well.”
About the Forrest Firm, P.C.
The Forrest Firm is a full-service corporate law firm and certified B Corporation with offices across North Carolina. The firm endeavors to provide corporate legal services in a manner that consistently exceeds client expectations, to create healthy, sustainable work environments for its professionals, and to positively impact the surrounding community.