(Asheville, NC) – McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A. is pleased to announce Attorney Sabrina Presnell Rockoff’s election as Managing Partner of the Firm effective February 1, 2016. Ms. Rockoff will be the first woman to hold the principal leadership position in the Firm’s 122 year history.
An Asheville native, Ms. Rockoff practiced for 10 years with large, international law firms prior to returning to her hometown to practice with McGuire, Wood & Bissette in 2012. Ms. Rockoff chairs the firm’s Employment and Labor Law Team representing local and national employers in all aspects of human resources law. She frequently trains human resources professionals and managers through her involvement with Western Carolina Industries, Inc., the Asheville Independent Restaurant Association and the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce.
A mother of two and breast cancer survivor, Ms. Rockoff is honored to lead Asheville’s oldest law firm. “McGuire, Wood & Bissette is comprised of outstanding lawyers who provide responsive and practical client service and care tremendously about this community. I look forward to leading our Firm during this exciting and challenging time for law firms as we strive to meet client needs quickly and efficiently while maintaining personal service.”
McGuire, Wood & Bissette has been a pillar of the Western North Carolina community since 1894. Our attorneys provide practical legal advice with personal, responsive service. We have always been committed and remain so, to this community, this state and this region. In the roles we each play as professionals, in our families and in our communities, we have an intense desire to give back to this region and see it thrive. You will find that dedication evident in the service you receive as well as throughout the community we serve.