Jeremy L. Best


Jeremy Best graduated from Shaw University in 2012 with a degree in Political Science. He was a member of Alpha Chi Honor Society, which honors the academic success of the top 10 percent of the student body, and was named a member of Who’s Who in America’s Universities and Colleges.

Jeremy recently completed his paralegal studies at Meredith College and is also a North Carolina Notary Public.

As the firm’s paralegal, Jeremy assists in the preparation and filing of legal documents, assists attorneys with hearing and trial preparation, reviews medical records for personal injury cases, handles client correspondence, and generally keeps our operation running smoothly.

You may contact Jeremy at (919) 754-1600 or

Hannah Hipp

Office Manager

As the firm’s office manager, Hannah Hipp supervises the day-to-day operations of the office.  Her responsibilities include general oversight of office administration and handling of business and client accounts.

Hannah graduated from Meredith College in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and was inducted into the National History Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta.

Since graduating from college, Hannah has spent much of her professional career working for The Law Offices of F. Bryan Brice, Jr.  During this time, she has assisted the firm with varied environmental topics, including Brownfields Agreements, other regulatory compliance matters and groundwater and soil contamination issues.

Originally from Wilmington, North Carolina, Hannah enjoys the sun and surf, cooking, and spending time with her dog, Gracie.

You may contact Hannah at (919) 754-1600 or

Neil Sanyal


As one of the firm’s legal assistants, Neil Sanyal is a jack of all trades. His responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting attorneys with case organization, drafting documents, case research, client correspondence, and supervision of the office’s interns.

Neil graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in the spring of 2013 with a double major in English (focus on professional writing) and Philosophy and was named on the school’s dean’s list for his last five semesters. Neil was also part of UNCW’s club soccer team.  Currently, Neil is attending Law School at Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law.

Neil is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina. His biggest interest is soccer; he has played his whole life and is an avid fan of the London club, Arsenal. Neil’s other hobbies include food and music, whether it be finding a new restaurant or going out to a local music show around town.

You may contact Neil at (919) 754-1600 or

Tanya Medlin


As the firm’s Receptionist, Tanya Medlin is responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to the appropriate attorneys and staff, greeting clients and visitors as they arrive from the elevator, and performing a variety of clerical duties and front office operations.

Tanya graduated Cum Laude from California State University, Fullerton in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies. The following year Tanya received her Teaching License.

In 1995 Tanya moved to North Carolina and continued teaching for ten more years in Guilford County. After a brief sabbatical, and a move to Raleigh North Carolina, she transitioned into the Business World. Tanya has been working as an Administrative Assistant on and off for 10 years. She has found fulfillment in her role as support staff in the office setting and especially values her position at the firm.

Originally from Pennsylvania, Tanya enjoys the little things like spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren.

You may contact Tanya at (919) 754-1600 or