Category: Attorney Blog

Choice Architecture, Decision Making, and the Attorney-Client Relationship

November 10th, 2017

Most people recognize Richard Thaler from his cameo alongside pop star Selena Gomez in the recent film adaption of Michael Lewis’s book on the causes of the Great Recession, The Big Short. Fortunately, Mr. Thaler’s resume received an upgrade this fall when he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Studies. What separates Mr…. Read more »

What Does Senate Bill 155 Mean for North Carolina Breweries?

November 1st, 2017

The North Carolina General Assembly recently passed a law (effective as of June 30, 2017) that made some changes to the Alcoholic Beverage Laws of the State; unfortunately, this did not go far enough in helping local breweries capture expansion opportunities. The new law, Senate Bill 155, allows distilleries to participate in certain special events,… Read more »

It was 14 years ago today…

April 11th, 2017

Looking Back on Bray & Long’s 14th Anniversary April 3, 2017 By William Bray I officially hung a shingle for the firm formerly known as The Bray Law Firm on April 3, 2003. I recently visited my grandmother who still has my original business card on her refrigerator (at least the phone number is still… Read more »

From the Courtoom to the Boardroom – A Blog by William Bray

March 2nd, 2017

My first job in law was as Assistant Solicitor for the 16th Judicial Circuit in South Carolina. For those unfamiliar with South Carolina legal jargon, I was a prosecutor. In many states a rookie district attorney would handle speeding tickets and guilty pleas for misdemeanor offenses. But not in York County. By the time I… Read more »