Ted Edwards is a principal at the Banks Law Firm, the largest minority-owned law firm in the Carolinas. Founded in 1994 by Sherrod Banks in Durham, NC, the firm specializes in affordable housing and community development, representing housing authorities and community-oriented nonprofit organizations.
Ted discussed the challenges for young Black lawyers entering the profession and shared the power of mentoring that led to his success. He also described the firm’s fundraising activities on behalf of local nonprofits, including the Triangle Golf Challenge, an annual celebrity golf tournament, and the firm’s high-profile Christmas celebration.
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