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Each year BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine seeks to determine the best business lawyers in North Carolina. The magazine mailed ballots listing twelve lawyer categories to every lawyer licensed by the North Carolina State Bar and living in North Carolina. The top voter getters in each field are Larry B. Sitton, antitrust; Richard M. Hutson, II, bankruptcy; J. Norfleet Pruden, III, business law; Jeffrey J. Davis, construction; Douglas R. Edwards, corporate counsel; James F. Wyatt, III, criminal defense; Jonathan R. Harkavy, employment; George W. House, environmental; Gary S. Parsons, litigation; Wesley Thaddeus Adams, III, patents/intellectual property; Barry D. Mann, real estate; and Ray S. Farris, tax/estate planning.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Jan 2005, p50-52, 55, 59, 63, 67, 71, 73, 77, 79, 83, 87, 89,, por Periodical Website
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Susan Devore is president of Charlotte-based Premier Purchasing Partners LP. The company helps over 1,500 hospitals around the country cut costs by buying supplies in bulk. Each year she oversees the purchase of over $19 billion in medical equipment and other supplies. Because of her work, MODERN HEALTHCARE magazine named her the 67th most powerful person in health care, ahead of the U.S. Surgeon General.
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The Mitchell Gold Co., based in Taylorsville, is a different type of furniture maker. While many other companies in the industry are in a slump, this one added 100 jobs and increased revenues 15 percent in 2004 and will complete a 240,000-square-foot expansion in early 2005. The company was founded by Mitchell Gold and with about 700 employees, is Alexander County's largest employer.
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Some North Carolina cities consider soccer tournaments as an income source. The state has become a prime location for some of the biggest college tournaments, including the 2004 women's Final Four in Cary. Many youth leagues and high school conferences exist across the state. Cities see tournaments as a way to fill hotel rooms, pack restaurants, and attract shoppers.
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Real estate mogul Steven Bell is profiled in this BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA article. Bell presides over Greensboro-based Steven D. Bell & Co. which owns and manages two dozen shopping centers and other commercial properties, eighteen thousand apartments, and eleven retirement homes in eight states. The company is worth around $1.7 billion and employs 675.
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Charles Peters, the new chief financial officer of Raleigh-based Red Hat, Inc., is profiled. He was chief financial officer for Burlington Industries before assuming his present position. Red Hat sells and services the Linux computer-operating system.
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Until North Carolina voted itself dry in 1909, the state led the nation in wine production. In the 1970s, winemaking started a comeback, and in 2003, the state ranked twelfth in production. The Shelton Vineyards near Dobson is profiled.
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The boating industry employs over 20,000 persons in North Carolina. Boats and boating products accounted for $446.8 million in sales for 2003. In-state boating companies are growing, and the state is attractive for out-of-state boating companies planning to relocate. In this BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA interview, Mike Bradley, director of Marine Trade Services for the Small Business and Technology Development Center of the University of North Carolina system, discusses the industry's growth; types of boats built in the state; locations of builders; hurdles faced by the industry; and the future of the industry.
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