North Carolina’s Port City, Wilmington has long been known as a tourist destination because of its many nearby beaches. Wilmington owes much of its recent growth not only to its natural resources, but also to emerging technology, life sciences, and education sectors. The UNC Wilmington Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been a pioneering force in creating a thriving startup community, along with the TekMountain accelerator.

Forrest Firm attorneys serve ILM clients in multiple practice 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 litigation.