June 12, 2017
Former General Counsel of the North Carolina Property Tax Commission Janet Shires has joined Nexsen Pruet’s Raleigh office, where she will work as Special Counsel with the Corporate & Tax group. Janet brings more than 25 years of legal experience to Nexsen Pruet, with a focus and dedication to the areas of Tax and Corporate Law. While her career began with small firms and as a sole practitioner, she has served as General Counsel for the NC Property Tax Commission since 1994.
“As our Raleigh office continues to expand, we remain committed to and are guided by our firm’s model of hiring skilled attorneys with strong backgrounds and experience,” said David Senter, managing partner of the Raleigh office. “With her detailed knowledge of the substance and process related to property tax matters, Janet will be a tremendous resource for our clients and we are proud to welcome her aboard.”
Shires earned her undergraduate and law degrees from Campbell University. She founded the Jerry D. Lee and Louise B. Lee Memorial Law School Scholarship, Campbell University, Norman A. Wiggins School of Law, an academic scholarship for students from Harnett County, NC in memory of her parents.
Nexsen Pruet is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 190 attorneys and offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head, and Myrtle Beach, S.C. as well as Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh, N.C. Founded in 1945, Nexsen Pruet provides a broad range of legal services to the business community and represents companies and other entities in local, state, national, and international venues.