April 3, 2014 (DURHAM, NC) James Forrest, founder and principal attorney at the Forrest Firm, P.C., announces the addition of attorney Jeffrey R. Wolfe to advise the firm’s growing roster of business clients in North Carolina.

The Forrest Firm, based in the state’s Research Triangle region, is a provider of corporate legal services to entrepreneurs and executives and works in multiple areas relevant to businesses at every stage of their life cycles.   Core practice areas include corporate formation, intellectual property, employment, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiation, drafting, and review, and contract dispute resolution.

Wolfe arrives at the Forrest Firm after spending nearly six years advising clients at the Raleigh, North Carolina law firm of Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan. His practice areas at the Forrest Firm include corporate formation and governance, commercial contracts, and strategic transactions.  His transactional background includes deep experience in mergers and acquisitions, equity offerings, and debt financings.

Wolfe has advised companies at every size and stage of the business life cycle, from small startups to large public companies. A member of the Wake County Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association, Wolfe assisted the 2012 NC Bar Association task force on the North Carolina Banking Law Modernization Act.

Jeffrey Wolfe earned his undergraduate degrees in political science and economics with Phi Beta Kappa honors from Indiana University in 2005.  In 2008, he earned his law degree from the Wake Forest University School of Law, where he served as executive editor of the Wake Forest Law Review.

Wolfe has also performed several years of community service as a Special Olympics volunteer.

“It’s a real honor to welcome Jeff Wolfe to the Forrest Firm,” stated Forrest. “Jeff brings high energy and a wealth of experience with managing risk over long-term advisory relationships and guiding corporate clients through complex transactions. With the recent additions of Mike Epperly and now Jeff Wolfe, it’s truly a new, better day for Forrest Firm clients.  Our firm is well-positioned to continue to grow and maintain high standards of service excellence and legal acumen.”

About the Forrest Firm, P.C.

The Forrest Firm provides sophisticated, full-service corporate legal counsel in a manner that is creative and customized to the client’s needs and expectations related to pricing, responsiveness and accessibility.

Media Contact:

James Forrest, Principal Attorney

Phone:  919-313-4707

Email:  info@forrestfirm.com