Helms Mulliss & Wicker Named a National Go-To Law Firm

Raleigh, NC, July 04, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Helms Mulliss & Wicker PLLC (HMW) announced today that it has been named a national Go-To Law Firm by Corporate Counsel Magazine in recognition of achievements by the firm’s Securities & Capital Markets Practice.

“We’re very pleased to achieve this prestigious recognition and of course honored that Bank of America chose to nominate us,” said HMW Managing Member, Peter Covington. “The Securities & Capital Markets Practice has worked hard to earn this recognition.” HWM has provided services to many of the top banking and financial institutions doing business in North Carolina.

After Bank of America’s in-house counsel nominated HMW’s Securities & Capital Markets Practice, American Law Media, publisher of The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Magazine, LegalTech Magazine and Law.com, performed an in-depth research and analysis of the firm. Only the firms with proven track records made the list.

As part of the recognition, HMW will be identified as a Go-To Law Firm in a national reference guide to be released at the end of July. The guide will be distributed to Fortune 1000 financial services companies and in-house law departments of other national firms.

About Helms Mulliss & Wicker
Helms Mulliss & Wicker maintains offices in Charlotte, Raleigh and Wilmington, NC. The firm’s 130 lawyers focus on serving clients in three practice groups: litigation, finance and corporate. Within our practice groups are a number of specialty practices including government relations, securities, mergers & acquisitions, employer services, private equity and others. The firm’s clients range from Fortune 100 companies and the nation’s largest financial institutions to high-growth, start-up companies. Representative clients include Bank of America, Premier, Inc., Harris Teeter, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, and the 2006 Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes. For additional information, visit www.hmw.com.

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Mike Gauss