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Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

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Three Wells Fargo Center
401 South Tryon Street, Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

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North Carolina - Charlotte and Raleigh; South Carolina - Charleston, Columbia, Spartanburg and Myrtle Beach

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Personal Background

Elizabeth Gibbes concentrates her practice on corporate and business law, with a principal focus on business immigration and commercial law. In addition, she has experience with handling mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters as well as representing foreign-owned companies. Ms. Gibbes regularly advises clients on a broad range of corporate and immigration matters, including the following:

  • Business-related immigration and visa law, including non-immigrant and immigrant matters with extensive experience working with the relevant government agencies such as Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) and the Department of Labor (DOL) at the regional and local levels
  • General corporate and commercial representation, including corporate formation and dissolution, corporate maintenance, shareholder agreements and employment agreements
  • Negotiated transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, mergers and other corporate restructuring transactions
  • Commercial transactions, involving the purchase, sale and financing of equipment, inventory and other commercial goods
  • Other general corporate representation and commercial matters

Firm Background

Founded in 1884, Parker Poe has become a prominent law firm of regional scope with more than 210 attorneys, and is one of the largest firms in the Carolinas. With more than twenty lawyers practicing in the employment, employee benefits and immigration law arenas, we provide a full range of employment law services to employers. Our attorneys routinely represent employers in state and federal courts in the Carolinas and before state and federal administrative agencies. We regularly counsel employers in order to reach creative and effective resolutions of day-to-day employment issues that arise in the workplace.

Firm Practice Areas

Antitrust and Business Torts, Banking and Capital Markets, Bankruptcy Reorganization and Creditors' Rights, Business Law, Colleges and Universities, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Litigation, Constitutional Law, Construction, Eco-Business, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Employment, Energy & Utilities, Environmental, Estate Planning, Government & Public Policy, Health Care, HIPAA, Immigration, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, International Business, Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures, Municipalities, Public Finance, Real Estate & Commercial Development, Resort, Hospitality & Planned Development, Securities & Corporate Finance, Tax, Telecommunications, Transportation, Torts, Trial & Insurance, Venture Capital & Emerging Companies, White Collar Criminal Defense & Internal Investigations