RALEIGH, N.C.—Experienced trusts and estates attorney Elie Foy has joined Womble Bond Dickinson and will practice in the firm’s Raleigh office.

Foy has more than a decade of experience guiding clients in a range of trusts and estate planning, wealth transfer and administration matters, including counseling clients on the tax implications of trusts and estate transactions. She also counsels charities and foundations on obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status.

A certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Foy has been ranked as one of the state’s top estate planning lawyers by both North Carolina Super Lawyers and Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite on multiple occasions. She also is a frequent speaker and author on trusts and estate topics, and recently completed a term as President of the Wake County Estate Planning Council.

“Elie is one of the most respected trusts and estate lawyers in North Carolina, and we are happy to have her join our team,” said Kim Stogner, a leader of Womble Bond Dickinson’s Wealth Management Sector Team. “Womble Bond Dickinson has long been noted for its outstanding trusts and estates practice, and Elie will help us ensure that high standard of client service continues for many years to come.”

With Foy’s addition, Womble Bond Dickinson now has four attorneys devoted to trusts and estates law in the Triangle.

Foy comes to Womble Bond Dickinson from Wyrick Robbins’ Raleigh office. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and the Wake Forest University School of Law, and holds an LL.M. in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center.