Contact the Firm


Physical Address:
Wells Fargo Building
150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1151
Raleigh, NC 27602

(Wake County)
(919) 821-4711
Fax: (919) 829-1583


Each case is different and will be judged on its own unique set of facts. Accordingly, the results of past cases cannot be used as a basis for predicting the results in future cases. Call our lawyers for a professional analysis of your matter.


Zero Payment Settlement Reached for $9M False Claims Act Suit

Tharrington Smith defended a government contractor and its owner in a complex False Claims Act civil lawsuit brought by the federal government on behalf of the Department of the Army. The government claimed damages in excess of $9,000,000.

Victory in Government Contracting Fraud Case

District Court Dismisses indictment of five counts of wire and procurement fraud.


Tharrington Smith Education Attorneys Successfully Defend School Board Against Suit Seeking Confidential Records

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Lucy Inman has issued an order in favor of Tharrington Smith client, the Alamance-Burlington Board of Education, dismissing a lawsuit filed against it by the Times News Publishing Company.


Tharrington Smith Attorneys Prevail in District Court

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a lower court decision granting summary judgment to the Brunswick County Board of Education


NC Court of Appeals Sides with Tharrington Smith Education Law Client

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has once again issued an opinion in favor of Tharrington Smith Education Law client, the Vance County Board of Education.


Tharrington Smith Education Law Attorney Neal Ramee Successfully Defends School Board in NC Court of Appeals

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has issued an opinion in favor of Tharrington Smith client, the Vance County Board of Education.


King/Hardy v. Beaufort County Board of Education

“King/Hardy v. Beaufort Board of Education: Does Leandro Apply to Long-Term Suspensions?


Supreme Court Rules on Race-Based School Assignments

Tharrington, Smith LLP is a law firm specializing in family law, criminal and civil defense, litigation, and education law located in Raleigh, NC.


Mecklenburg School District Wins $1.6 Million Award

Six years after a mail courier drove a car into the side of a Mecklenburg County elementary school,

Supreme Court Addresses Provisional Voting

North Carolina Supreme Court has ruled that provisional ballots cast out of precinct should not be counted in the 2004 election.

Supreme Court Decides Schools Entitled to Fines

The North Carolina Supreme Court has decided that the public schools are entitled to a variety of administratiave fines collected by state agencies