RALEIGH, N.C. (December 8, 2011) — Whitmeyer Tuffin PLLC (www.whit-law.com), a Raleigh-based law firm serving emerging technology companies and entrepreneurs, announces today that partner Amalie Tuffin has been named a 2011 Women Extraordinaire. The awards recognize professional women in the Triangle for setting an example as leaders, innovators and problem-solvers.
“The Triangle is blessed with many remarkable businesswomen who are driving growth in the area,” says Tuffin. “It is a tremendous honor to be recognized alongside these inspiring leaders.”
Tuffin, a 20-year veteran of the legal industry, helped found Whitmeyer Tuffin in 2011. She regularly contributes content to publications discussing tax and other legal issues affecting entrepreneurs. Tuffin also serves as an adjunct instructor in the paralegal program at Durham Technical Community College and is the immediate past president of the Chapel Hill Bird Club, an organization founded in the 1930s which helps to encourage a devotion to birding, nature and conservation.
Winners were honored at the 10th annual awards ceremony on Dec. 6 at the Brier Creek Country Club. They will be featured in an upcoming issue of Business Leader magazine. The honorees were selected based on their outstanding professional achievements as well as their passionate efforts to make a difference in the Triangle community.
About Whitmeyer Tuffin PLLC:
Whitmeyer Tuffin PLLC is a Raleigh, NC-based law firm focused on meeting the business and intellectual property needs of emerging technology companies, as well as other entrepreneurial and middle-market businesses. The firm provides practical business solutions to clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, IP and technology contracts, taxes and corporate legal matters. The firm brings a deep knowledge of the IT industry to its engagements. As a niche firm, we regularly assist other law firms with mergers and acquisitions and technology and intellectual property law, including trademark matters. With more than 40 years of combined experience, WT provides effective and business-oriented consulting and legal advice. Visit www.whit-law.com or call 919.429.8110.