February 28, 2019 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Heather Benjamin as of counsel to the firm’s Durham office.
The Forrest Firm is a provider of legal services to businesses, non-profits, entrepreneurs, and individuals. Core practice areas include corporate transactions, financings and capital raises, commercial real estate, intellectual property, employment law, banking and financial services, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning and administration, and litigation.
In her practice, Heather provides businesses with the full range of legal support, including transactional matters, intellectual property, contract negotiations, and employment law.
Heather started her legal career as in-house counsel to a multinational corporation. She then established her own practice in Carrboro where she concentrates on helping small businesses establish themselves, and advising clients on various legal matters such as intellectual property law and contract drafting and negotiation.
Heather Benjamin received a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and earned a juris doctor from William & Mary. She is licensed to practice law in the states of North Carolina, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Ms. Benjamin was the 2018 President of the Orange County Bar Association and is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association.
“Heather’s deep experience and proficiency in business law makes her a unique asset to the Forrest Firm and to our clients,” said David Morris, Managing Attorney at the Forrest Firm’s Durham office. “She can meet a full spectrum of legal needs for a business, whether it be guiding a client through a complicated transaction or helping a small business maintain compliance as it hires its first employees. We’re excited to have Heather serving Triangle-area clients from our Durham office.”
About the Forrest Firm, P.C.
The Forrest Firm is a full-service corporate law firm and certified B Corporation with seven North Carolina offices. The firm provides legal services in a manner that consistently exceeds client expectations, creates healthy, sustainable work environments for its professionals, and positively impacts communities across North Carolina.
James Forrest, Founder and President