October 4, 2018

Smithfield Foods’ North Carolina subsidiary was sued in hundreds of nuisance suits claiming damages for odors emanating from concentrated animal feeding operations. There have been three trials thus far resulting in substantial awards for the plaintiffs. Another seven trials are scheduled for Raleigh. 

August 15, 2018

Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP elected eight attorneys to its partnership with the promotions of Kathleen M. BentonJoseph R. Connelly IIIPhil J. Montoya, Jr.Paula D. PendleyAshley R. PressonBartek RejchDouglas R. Simek, and Zachary M. Wilson III.