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Smith Debnam Congratulates its Newest Partners

April 24, 2009

Raleigh, NC – Smith Debnam is proud to announce that Lynn W. Lupton and Thomas R. Lenfestey have recently been named Partners of the firm.

Lynn Wilson Lupton focuses her practice in the area of family law. She is a North Carolina Bar Board Certified Family Specialist representing individuals in matters regarding separation, divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, domestic violence, termination of parental rights, adoption, legitimation, and other matters pertaining to family law.

Since beginning her practice in 2003, Ms. Lupton regularly appears in trials and hearings on behalf of her clients. In addition to representing her clients in the courtroom, she frequently assists them in resolving their domestic issues outside of court through the drafting and negotiation of separation agreements, parenting agreements and other family contracts as well as through mediation and private settlement conferences.

Thomas R. Lenfestey, III concentrates his practice in business law, estate planning & administration, taxation and real estate. He represents and advises businesses and individuals with various transactional and administrative needs. As well as being a licensed North Carolina attorney, Tom also has a background in accounting and is a licensed, North Carolina Certified Public Accountant.

Tom Lenfestey represents entrepreneurs and businesses on a vide variety of transactions and strategic planning matter including business formation, structuring and negotiating business sales and purchases, contract needs and numerous other tax and legal matters.

Tom also advises individual clients on employment compensation and taxation matters, as well as assisting clients in the development and implementation of comprehensive estate plans that achieve the personal, financial and charitable, goals of those individuals and their families.

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