Attorney Jason Pfister Joins Forrest Firm
June 28, 2017
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.
Attorney Jason Pfister has practiced as a business attorney in the Raleigh-Durham area for the last 11 years, focusing his practice on dispute resolution and litigation of matters pertaining to commercial contracts and real estate.
In his new role at the Forrest Firm, Mr. Pfister counsels clients on risk management and dispute resolution, while advancing client interests proactively when litigation proves strategically wise or unavoidable. He represents clients in North Carolina’s federal and state courts, including the North Carolina Business Court, in various types of commercial disputes, including matters arising out of breach of contract, fiduciary duties, unfair trade practices, real estate, promissory notes, guarantees, commercial leases, shareholders agreements, and governing documents for closely-held entities. In addition, Mr. Pfister counsels clients on all aspects related to the development of real estate, including land use, zoning, acquisition and leasing of commercial properties.
Mr. Pfister began his legal career in 2000 as a paralegal with the Raleigh law firm of Ogletree Deakins, beginning his practice as an associate attorney in 2006 at the Raleigh firm of Yates, McLamb, and Weyher. After stints at Yates McLamb, and the Raleigh offices of Smith Moore Leatherwood and K&L Gates, Mr. Pfister joined the Raleigh office of Nexsen Pruet. Since 2014, he served Nexsen Pruet’s corporate clients on all aspects related to the acquisition and development of real estate, including drafting documents and procurement of entitlements, as well as the litigation of construction, environmental, and commercial disputes.
Mr. Pfister earned his law degree from the Wake Forest University School of Law in 2006. He is a 2001 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
A member of the Wake County Bar and the North Carolina Bar, Jason Pfister serves on the board of the Interfaith Food Shuttle in Raleigh.
“Jason Pfister brings a wealth of experience to our practice areas of litigation, dispute resolution, and commercial real estate,” said firm founder James Forrest. “Jason is a seasoned, responsive professional who offers strong advocacy for the interests of our clients as they address the risks associated with growing their companies. He is active in the Raleigh community, and we are proud to have him join the Forrest Firm as we continue to offer comprehensive legal services to North Carolina businesses.”
About the Forrest Firm, P.C.
The Forrest Firm is a full-service corporate law firm and certified B Corporation based in Durham, 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.
James Forrest, Principal Attorney
Phone: 919-267-1646 -4707