David Paulson of Helms Mulliss & Wicker Recognized as a 2007 Mover & Shaker

Raleighl, NC, September 19, 2007 --(PR.com)-- David Paulson, managing partner of the Helms Mulliss & Wicker Raleigh office, has been recognized by Business Leader magazine as a 2007 Mover & Shaker. The award honors 36 business professionals who have made a significant impact through community involvement by participating in volunteer activities while maintaining professional credibility and success.

Under Paulson’s leadership, the staff of Helms Mulliss & Wicker’s Raleigh office has grown more than 100 percent in one year. In addition to Paulson’s management role, he continues to be a legal practitioner. Daily, he serves clients by applying his extensive experience in: mergers and acquisitions, healthcare transactions, private equity, corporate finance, strategic alliances, joint ventures, complex business transactions, as well as corporate boards and executive management counseling.

“Being named a Triangle ‘Mover and Shaker’ is a honor,” said Paulson. “When we opened the Raleigh office, our primary focus was providing legal counsel for the Triangle’s leading businesses. It’s been exciting to watch the growth of the office.”

Since 2004, Paulson has served on the Board of Trustees for the University of North Carolina Center for Public Television (UNC-TV). In addition, Paulson is a Board of Directors member for the Durham Nativity School, a non-profit private school for inner-city boys grades 6-8. He also is active with association memberships with the Christ Church in Raleigh, North Carolina Bankers Association (NCBA), the Center of Entrepreneurial Development (CED) and the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.

For more information on David Paulson and Helms Mulliss & Wicker, visit www.hmw.com.

About Helms Mulliss & Wicker:

HMW is recognized as one of America’s Best Law Firms by Corporate Board Member magazine, ranked as a Top Ten Bond Counsel by The Bond Buyer and is named a Go-To Law Firm by Corporate Counsel magazine. The firm employs more than 135 lawyers, 20 of whom have been designated Super Lawyers in the 2007 North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine. HMW focuses on three practice groups: commercial litigation, complex finance and corporate law. Within the practice groups, specialty areas include: government relations, securities, mergers & acquisitions, employer services, private equity and others. The firm represents Fortune 100 companies, the nation’s largest financial institutions as well as many high-growth and start-up companies. Helms Mulliss & Wicker maintains offices in Charlotte, Raleigh and Wilmington, NC. For additional information, visit www.hmw.com.

About Business Leader Media:

Business Leader Media is publisher of Business Leader Magazine, The Park Guide, The Corporate Relocation Guide, Women in the Triangle and Triangle Real Estate for the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, as well as national newsstand publications Money ‘N Profits and Opportunity World. The company focuses on providing business executives and business owners with the information they need to compete in today’s business climate. For more information, call (919) 872-7077 or visit www.businessleader.com.

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Mike Gauss