PRACTICE AREAS

Criminal Defense

The firm is home to some of the most talented and respected criminal defense attorneys in the state of North Carolina. The firm represents individuals facing nearly every type of criminal charge whether during pre-indictment investigation, at trial, or on appeal. With active state and federal court practices across North Carolina, the firm’s attorneys are highly regarded for their tenacity, aggressive approach to early investigation, thorough case preparation and litigation skills. The firm’s attorneys have had tremendous success in some of the most challenging and hotly contested criminal cases.

White Collar Defense

The firm represents both individuals and businesses in a wide range of federal and state criminal matters as well as in regulatory matters involving agencies such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Representing CEOs, doctors, lawyers, mortgage brokers, entrepreneurs, Internet marketers and others facing allegations such as mail fraud, embezzlement, health care fraud, obstruction of justice, and tax evasion; the firm has extensive experience in handling every type of white-collar prosecution brought through the state and federal courts of North Carolina. To be sure, many of … Continue reading

Personal & Catastrophic Injury

The firm represents individuals who have suffered personal or catastrophic injuries from motor vehicle and trucking related accidents, distracted drivers, faulty products, negligent maintenance of premises and other injury-causing events.

Medical Negligence

The firm represents individuals who are injured by negligent health care providers. The firm’s attorneys have extensive experience in a variety of medical malpractice claims, including misdiagnoses, birth injuries and surgical errors.

Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

The firm represents individuals and their families in matters where a nursing home facility’s abusive or negligent conduct results in injury or death.

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

The firm’s attorneys are highly experienced litigators in the areas of civil rights and constitutional law. They have been involved in cases ranging from school desegregation, freedom of speech, due process, the Fourth Amendment, discrimination and law enforcement misconduct. With a host of successes at the trial court level, the firm’s attorneys have also litigated seminal cases before the United States Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the North Carolina Supreme Court, and the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The firm regularly represents individuals in excessive force and wrongful death matters, as well as individuals and groups that … Continue reading

Employment & Labor

The firm’s attorneys are highly regarded for their extensive experience and expertise in representing individuals in employment and labor matters. The firm’s lawyers in this practice area are recognized leaders in the field of employment discrimination and have represented clients from the filing of charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), through trial, and on appeal in state and federal courts. With a host of successes at the trial court level, the firm’s attorneys have also litigated seminal employment and labor cases before the United States Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the North Carolina Supreme Court … Continue reading

Professional Liability

The firm advises and represents individuals in administrative matters related to licensing, professional responsibility, and discipline. They have represented attorneys and judges in matters before the North Carolina State Bar, as well as educators in school board proceedings.

Business Litigation

The firm regularly advises and represents businesses and business owners in business-related matters including contract disputes, torts, personnel matters and non-litigation transactions.

Family Law

The firm practices all aspects of family law, including: collaborative divorce, separation and divorce, child custody (married and non-married parents, married and non-married same-sex parents, step-parent custody, grandparent custody, and other non-parent custody), child support, equitable distribution, post-separation support and alimony, legitimation and paternity, annulment, termination of parental rights, separation agreements, post-nuptial agreements, premarital agreements, civil domestic violence.