Raleigh, N.C. (December 16, 2019) – The Raleigh-based law firm of Smith Debnam today announced that partner Christina McAlpin Taylor has been named to the 2020 class of East Carolina University’s 40 Under Forty Leadership Awards.
The Division of Student Affairs of East Carolina University premiered the 40 Under Forty Leadership Awards in 2015. The award recognizes emerging leaders who received their start at East Carolina University, as well as those who have used their ECU experiences to make significant impacts in their respective professions, local communities, and the world.
Christina is a member of the firm’s creditors’ rights practice group. She represents a wide range of businesses through all stages of creditor representation, including pre-suit collection efforts, lawsuits, judgments, and executions. In 2016, she was named to the 25 Most Influential Women in Collections by Collection Advisor Magazine.
Christina will be recognized at an awards banquet at ECU on April 18, 2020.
About Smith Debnam
Founded in 1972, Smith Debnam is a leading, multi-practice regional law firm for institutions and private individuals who value a responsible and caring approach from an accomplished team of experienced legal professionals. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, the firm represents clients in Banking, Financial Services, Equipment Leasing, Construction, Mortgage Servicing, Manufacturing, and Professional Services industries. Smith Debnam has extensive experience in state and federal courts across a diverse list of practice areas, including Corporate and Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Bankruptcy and Reorganization, Foreclosures, Creditor Representation, Consumer Collections, Commercial & Residential Real Estate, Construction Law, Employment Law, Equipment Leasing & Finance, Family Law, Elder Law & Advocacy Services, Trusts & Estates, Probate Litigation, and Tax Law.