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Yolanda N. Davis

Associate

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Overview

Yolanda N. Davis is an associate in the Corporate and Tax Practice Group, based out of the firm's Raleigh office. She supports corporate clients in transactional matters including corporate governance, compliance, entity structure and formation, and commercial agreements with emphasis on small businesses and nonprofit and exempt organizations. Her practice also includes areas of economic development, intellectual property (trademark, copyright, and licensing law), banking and finance (small business lending), estate planning and wealth transfer, and hemp law.

Prior to joining Nexsen Pruet, Yolanda spent more than a decade in the accounting and nonprofit industries as a consultant, and the real estate industry as a Realtor®/Broker licensed in North and South Carolina. As a nonprofit and accounting consultant, she advised a diverse group of nonprofits and small businesses in 501(c)(3) nonprofit administration and management; and business financial management. Her clients included sports philanthropists, human services organizations, private foundations, churches and other religious organizations, schools, financial counseling and money management organizations, startup charities, and small businesses such as a gift boutique, marketing and media company, technology firm, and online fashion boutique.

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Education
  • Campbell University, Norman A. Wiggins School of Law, J.D., 2018 
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Management, 2012
  • Wake Forest University, M.S.A., 2008
  • Winston-Salem State University, B.S. Biology, magna cum laude, 2006
Bar Admissions

North Carolina

Civic & Professional Memberships
  • Committee Member, American Bar Association, Commission on Women in the Profession
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association, Business Law and Education Law Sections
  • Member, North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, Wake Women Attorneys
  • Advisory Board Member, Center for Women in Law (University of Texas School of Law), Research Study on the Law School Experiences of Women of Color

You can find Yolanda attending sporting events to cheer on the teams at each of her alma maters, as well as the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Hornets. When she’s not enjoying a sporting event, she’s pursuing her passion for food, culture, and travel; reading a good book; or spending time with family and friends.

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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. –Maya Angelou