Attorney Virginia Pleasants Joins Forrest Firm
November 13, 2018
Now in its eighth year of operation, 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.
Ms. Pleasants focuses her practice on estate planning, estate administration, and general business law. She works with clients to establish estate plans that efficiently transfer wealth to the next generation, including the preparation of wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. Ms. Pleasants also advises and guides executors, trustees, and beneficiaries through the estate administration process. In her corporate practice, she advises clients on the formation and dissolution of business entities, the sale, purchase, and financing of businesses, and the drafting and reviewing of all types of business agreements.
Ms. Pleasants joined the Forrest Firm’s Winston-Salem office from Bell, Davis and Pitt, P.A., where she primarily practiced in the area of trusts and estates, as well as assisting clients in corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions. She additionally guided clients in the creation, management, and use of their intellectual property assets.
Virginia Pleasants earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her juris doctor degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Ms. Pleasants is licensed to practice law in the state of North Carolina, where she is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association.
“We are proud to have Virginia Pleasants join our growing team in Winston-Salem and the Triad,” said Jeff Wolfe, Managing Attorney at the Forrest Firm. “Her hybrid practice of corporate and transactional law coupled with estate planning capabilities gives executives and entrepreneurs a broad range of service areas where Virginia has strong acumen. We look forward to seeing her practice grow here and how our clients respond to her strategic counsel.”
About the Forrest Firm, P.C.
The Forrest Firm is a full-service corporate law firm and certified B Corporation with eight 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