4130 Parklake Ave., Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 571-3332



Experienced Attorneys Representing Businesses, Individuals and Nonprofits

Our firm was founded in 1993 by attorneys Maria M. Lynch and Jerome R. Eatman, Jr. Maria and Jerry had previously worked together at a larger firm and started Lynch & Eatman to provide high-quality legal representation in a more personalized atmosphere.

We provide legal counsel and advocacy in a range of practice areas — including estate and probate law, real estate and land use law, corporate and nonprofit law, and tax law — centered around the sophisticated legal needs of businesses, individuals and charities.


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Our attorneys have a strong reputation among their peers.

Ms. Lynch, Mr. Eatman, and Ms. Wilkerson have all been rated AV Preeminent through Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Lynch has also been recognized in North Carolina Super LawyersBest Lawyers in America, and Business North Carolina's Legal Elite.

In 2011, Ms. Lynch was recognized as a member of Business North Carolina's Legal Elite Hall of Fame for tax and estate planning.

* For more information on Martindale’s AV Rating, please visit the Martindale Hubbell website. For information on additional honors' and methodologies, please visit each publication's respective website: Super Lawyers; Best Lawyers; and Business NC Legal Elite.


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Based in Raleigh, we serve clients in the Triangle and throughout North Carolina, including Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Wilmington, Fayetteville, Greenville, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Wilson and other communities in Wake County, Durham County, Orange County, Chatham County, Johnston County, Harnett County, Cumberland County, Sampson County, Wilson County, Wayne County, New Hanover County, Brunswick County, Pitt County and Beaufort County.