Frank Virgin’s practice includes civil litigation (commercial contracts, real estate disputes, domestic relations and an occasional personal injury case), real estate transactions, securities arbitration and probate matters. Mr. Virgin works with real estate brokers and brokerage firms on matters related to landlord/tenant disputes, purchase and sale agreements, closings and miscellaneous issues and disputes. Mr. Virgin…

Jim Standard has been serving as a trusted advisor to his clients for almost 25 years. Mr. Standard applies his diverse background in law, business, finance and tax to provide a unique and perceptive approach to representing his clients. He works with clients on the acquisition and divestiture of businesses, including stock purchases, asset purchases,…

W. Dennis “Denny” Summers is a member of Taylor English’s Corporate Department. He advises clients in business transitions involving employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), mergers and acquisitions and corporate and general business law matters. Mr. Summers has broad experience in a variety of industries, with an emphasis on service industries, health care, technology, staffing and…

Scott Tobin provides strategic legal and business advice to high-growth businesses and those who govern, manage and invest in them.Throughout his career Mr. Tobin has held various corporate positions in addition to his law practice, including service as a senior executive, board member, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. His varied experience helps him to better manage…

During his legal career, Jonathan Crumly has handled both complex development transactions and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Crumly is also a founding Principal of Taylor English Decisions, LLC, the firm’s government affairs affiliate. Achieving success for his clients at the closing table, in the courtroom, and in the halls of government has provided a broad…

Ryan Arnold is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. He focuses on commercial disputes including disputes related to construction and design professional companies.Mr. Arnold’s experience includes representing the client directly and representing the client on behalf of the insurance carrier, in all phases of litigation in North Carolina state and federal…

Deborah Ausburn is a member of Taylor English’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, where she focuses on advising and defending youth-serving organizations. Ms. Ausburn has spent more than 30 years as a social worker, foster parent, criminal prosecutor, and civil trial attorney. Her experience includes successful cases before the United States Supreme Court in constitutional…