matthewdavis300September 19, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Matthew Davis and the opening of a new office in Wilmington.

Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016, 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.

In addition to the new office at 2512 Independence Boulevard in Wilmington, the Forrest Firm maintains offices in the Research Triangle Park area, downtown Raleigh, and the recently-opened office at the Flywheel co-working space, part of Winston-Salem’s Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.  The Wilmington office opens at Coworx, a collaborative think tank and co-working space.

In his new role at the firm, Davis will focus his practice on business issues, specifically in the area of litigation and dispute resolution. Since 2010, Mr. Davis has served as an attorney and partner at the Wilmington firm of Marshall, Williams & Gorham. While at the firm, Matthew represented companies across southeastern North Carolina, including small businesses and community associations, through all stages of litigation.

Davis began his career in 2004 as a civil litigator at the Raleigh law firm of Young Moore and Henderson, PA.  In 2006, he moved to New York City to work for Axiom, a legal services growth company and later for Morgan Stanley, where he negotiated customer agreements.

Matthew Davis holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a Juris Doctor, from the University of North Carolina School of Law.  He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and is admitted to practice in all North Carolina State and Federal courts.

“We are thrilled to make Matthew Davis the latest addition to the Forrest Firm team and announce the opening of our new office in Wilmington,” said principal attorney and founder James Forrest. “With nearly nine years of practice experience in civil litigation, Matthew brings deep experience in resolving business disputes across multiple industry sectors for North Carolina companies. Our clients will greatly benefit from his wisdom and candor with regard to matters involving employees, competitors, and vendors.”

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, with offices in Raleigh, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem. 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.

Media Contact:
James Forrest, Principal Attorney
Phone: 919-313-4707