Coats + Bennett, PLLC Names Amy Theys as Office Manager

12-Year Industry Veteran Responsible for Accounting and Database Management

Cary, NC, September 20, 2012 --( Coats + Bennett, PLLC (, an intellectual property law firm, has announced that Amy Theys CPA, CMA, PgMP has joined the firm as office manager. In her position, Theys is responsible for overseeing all accounting and database management processes of the organization as well as managing the operational excellence of the firm.

With 12 years of experience in the legal, construction and utility industries, Theys has held a variety of accounting and management roles. Most recently, she served as a Program Manager at Progress Energy. Theys is involved with many professional organizations, including the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Management Accountants and the Project Management Institute.

Theys received her bachelor’s degree as well as her master’s degree in accounting from NC State University. She is a licensed public accountant with the state of NC and holds certifications in Management Accounting and Program Management.

“We are excited for Amy to join our team as office manager,” said David Bennett, managing partner. “Her accounting and management experience will be valuable to our operations to ensure the satisfaction of our clients.”

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Coats + Bennett, PLLC, is one of the most established full service intellectual property law firms in the Southeast. Located in Cary, N.C., the firm provides a comprehensive range of intellectual property legal services including litigation, patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, trade secrets and related matters throughout the United States and worldwide. With a reputation as a trusted, experienced and effective resource for businesses and individuals in need of IP counsel, Coats + Bennett delivers quality work to local clients and Fortune 500 companies alike. For more information, visit

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