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McCrory Appoints Shanahan as State’s Secretary of Public Safety

December 20, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. – Governor-elect Pat McCrory named Raleigh attorney Kieran Shanahan of Shanahan Law Group, PLLC, to the post of Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. Shanahan…

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Sanderson Farms Nixes Nash Poultry Plant

November 13, 2012

Sanderson Farms officials announced Tuesday their decision to abandon plans to open a large-scale chicken processing plant in Nash County. “That’s good news,” said Wilson Mayor Bruce Rose, just minutes…

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Judge to Review Sanderson Farms Suit

November 5, 2012

Nov 03, 2012 (Menafn – The Wilson Daily Times – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — A Superior Court judge will review the latest lawsuit filed against Nash County that…

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Defamation Suit by Former NC Democratic Party staffer moves forward

October 16, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. – A former staff member’s defamation suit against the North Carolina Democratic party will move forward. Judge Howard Manning heard pretrial arguments Tuesday morning in Wake County Superior…

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Residents Sue Nash County Over Chicken Plant

September 25, 2012

Nashville, N.C. — Two Nash County residents filed suit Tuesday against the county and chicken processor Sanderson Farms Inc., alleging that they improperly used a secret deal to bring a…

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Judge denies motion to delay sexual harassment case surrounding NC Democratic Party

August 20, 2012

RALEIGH– A Wake County judge denied the defense’s motion to stay discovery until after the November election in the court case surrounding the sexual harassment scandal within the state’s Democratic…

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Ortega attorney seeks injunction against Dems

July 30, 2012

Attorney Kieran Shanahan is seeking an injunction to stop what he says is the “demonizing” of former Democratic Party staffer Adrian Ortega by party officials. The request will be heard…

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Residents take NC DOT to court over stalled NC 540 project

May 1, 2012

Raleigh, N.C. — Dozens of Wake County property owners were in court Monday supporting a civil lawsuit against the North Carolina Department of Transportation over stalled plans to extend the…

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Jury Selection begins tomorrow in Edwards trial

April 19, 2012

The criminal trial of former North Carolina senator John Edwards begins April 23rd, and jury selection begins tomorrow. The former democratic presidential candidate is hoping that eventual jury will clear…

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Former State Senator Swindell, N.C. Democratic Party, offer Newton Public Apology

March 30, 2012

Wilson, N.C. – Senator Buck Newton and Former Senator A.B. Swindell and the N.C. Democratic Party agreed to a settlement of the defamation and libel suit filed by Newton against…

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Carmen Joseph Marzella joins Shanahan Law Group, PLLC

March 12, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Shanahan Law Group is proud to welcome Carmen Joseph Marzella as Senior Counsel. Mr. Marzella will join the firm’s growing Commercial Transactional and Real Estate practice.

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Brandon Neuman of Shanahan Law Group, PLLC named to Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite

January 10, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. – Brandon Neuman, a partner with Raleigh-based Shanahan Law Group, PLLC, has been elected to Business North Carolina magazine’s 2012 Legal Elite by a vote of his peers.…

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Christopher Battles joins Shanahan Law Group, PLLC

January 6, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. – Christopher Battles has joined Shanahan Law Group as an associate, firm principal and founder Kieran Shanahan announced today. Battles joins the firm’s expanding litigation practice. “We are…

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Superior court judge issues preliminary injunction restoring Cross Creek Ranch’s private property rights

December 22, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. – A Superior Court Judge has issued a preliminary injunction ordering Union County to cease enforcing or attempting to enforce its land use ordinance in regard to Cross…

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Shanahan Law Group ranked as one of America’s Best Law Firms by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers

November 17, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. – Shanahan Law Group, PLLC has been ranked as one of the nation’s best law firms for 2011-12 by Best Lawyers® and U.S. News Media Group, which publishes…

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Shanahan Law Group sponsors N.C. News Networks Election Night Coverage (MP3 file)

November 2, 2011

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N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis appoints Kieran Shanahan to the Centennial Authority Board of Directors

August 24, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. – Kieran J. Shanahan, principal in Raleigh-based Shanahan Law Group, PLLC, was recently sworn in as a member of the Centennial Authority’s Board of Directors. Shanahan was appointed…

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Kieran Shanahan of Shanahan Law Group, PLLC joins East Carolina University Board of Trustees

August 4, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. – Kieran J. Shanahan, founder of Raleigh-based Shanahan Law Group, PLLC, was sworn in as a member of the East Carolina University (ECU) Board of Trustees on Thursday,…

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Video – Kieran Shanahan appears on the O’Reilly Factor to discuss the John Edwards indictment

June 3, 2011
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Brandon Neuman of Shanahan Law Group receives Triangle Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Leadership Award

May 9, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. – Brandon Neuman, a partner at Shanahan Law Group, PLLC, has received the Triangle Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Leadership Award and was inducted into the “40 Under…

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Brandon Neuman named partner at Shanahan Law Group, PLLC

May 4, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. — Brandon Neuman has been named a partner in Shanahan Law Group, PLLC, founder Kieran J. Shanahan announced today. Neuman has been with Shanahan Law Group since 2005.…

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Tonya Powell joins Shanahan Law Group, PLLC as Senior Counsel

April 5, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. – Tonya Powell has joined Shanahan Law Group as senior counsel, firm principal Kieran Shanahan announced today. Powell’s practice areas will include commercial real estate, banking and finance…

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Kieran Shanahan completes International Law Training in Salzburg, Austria, will teach in Belarus this fall

March 30, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. – Former federal prosecutor Kieran Shanahan, principal of Shanahan Law Group, has been selected as a visiting professor for the Center for International Legal Studies and recently completed…

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Triangle Business Journal reveals 2011 class of 40 under 40 winners

March 25, 2011

Triangle Business Journal on Friday unveiled the 2011 class of 40 Under 40 winners. The 40 Under 40 program recognizes outstanding professionals under the age of 40 for their contributions…

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