09.29.2009 Williams Mullen Attorney Aaron Spencer Named 2009 Triangle Mover & Shaker by Business Leader Magazine

Williams Mullen announced today that attorney Aaron G. Spencer was named one of the 2009 Triangle “Movers & Shakers” by Business Leader magazine. The award honors individuals who have made a positive impact within their company and the community. Winners must either be an executive or an up-and-coming leader within the company.

“I am honored to have been selected as a Triangle ‘Mover & Shaker.’ The attorneys at Williams Mullen have established a long history of commitment to and investment in our community, and I am proud to continue that tradition,” said Spencer.

Keith Kapp, managing partner of Williams Mullen’s Raleigh office, nominated Mr. Spencer for the honor.

"Since 1999, I have watched Aaron grow his practice into one that is an excellent representation of the Triangle's emerging and technology driven business clientele," said Kapp. "Aaron is very deserving of this recognition. He has gone above and beyond numerous times to help the community and his clients and has made an immense impact on Williams Mullen and the Triangle."

About Aaron G. Spencer

Mr. Spencer focuses his practice on corporate transactional law, including corporate finance, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, entity formation, tax and executive compensation. He has extensive experience negotiating and drafting contracts and representing public and private companies of all sizes with their corporate transactional needs.

Mr. Spencer is licensed to practice in North Carolina. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Business Law Section, the Business Law Section of the North Carolina Bankers Association, the Leadership Raleigh Alumni Association, the Licensing Executive Society and the Association for Corporate Growth. Mr. Spencer also does pro bono work for North Carolina Special Olympics. In 2008, Mr. Spencer was named one of North Carolina’s “Legal Elite Young Guns” by Business North Carolina magazine.

Mr. Spencer received his bachelor of science from Oklahoma State University in 1996 and his juris doctor from the Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1999.

About Business Leader in the Triangle

Business Leader Media publishes Business Leader magazine, Triangle Real Estate, Women in the Triangle and the Corporate Relocation Guide in the Triangle and the Park Guide and Park Newcomers Guide in RTP. Business Leader operates the area’s largest newswire featuring daily business news, business rankings and business profiles at The company hosts over 30 local business events each year in the Triangle, including the annual Movers & Shakers, Women Extraordinaire, Hall of Fame, Business Champion and Healthiest Company/CEO awards, as well as two monthly breakfast speaker series featuring top Triangle CEOs.