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North Carolina Civil Litigators and Business Lawyers
Since 1983, the attorneys at the law firm of Howard, Stallings, From, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A. have utilized their diverse experience to provide excellent legal counsel to individuals and businesses in cases involving:

  • Bankruptcy, Debtor/Creditor Representation
  • Business Transactions
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Condemnation and Eminent Domain
  • Contract Law
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning and Wealth Transfer
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

Our skilled attorneys take the time to get to know you and your needs. At Howard, Stallings, From, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A.we pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of ethical standards and client service. For ten years in a row, Howard, Stallings, From, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A. has earned the reputation as a preeminent law firm based on a national ranking system and local peer review.

When conflicts and other legal questions arise, you can rely on our experienced team to meet your objectives. Our attorneys have consistently demonstrated the ability to match the legal acumen and resources of much larger law firms throughout the country. Our success has come in a wide range of cases involving business transactions and formation, civil and commercial litigation, eminent domain, personal injury and wrongful death, estate planning and litigation, contract disputes, tax issues, creditors’ rights in bankruptcy, commercial real estate and other matters.

Our clients, including many Fortune 500 corporations, appreciate the unique aspects of our dynamic, small firm:

Recognized Excellence: Our attorneys have received numerous accolades, establishing our firm as an elite law practice.

Clear, timely communication: Our firm maintains close contact with our clients, and as a rule returns communications on the same business day.

Dedication to client success: We view ourselves as partners in our clients’ success, implementing legal strategies that deliver value.

Consistently high ethical standards: Over the last 35 years, our firm has fostered honesty and integrity.


Howard, Stallings, From, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A. is metro ranked in 2 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Tier 2 for Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Tier 2 for Litigation - Bankruptcy


Regional Rankings

Tier 2 for Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Tier 2 for Litigation - Bankruptcy

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Elder Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Howard, Stallings, From, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A. has 6 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Howard, Stallings, From, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A. eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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