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Ellis & Winters LLP

Litigation

7 ranked lawyersBand 1North CarolinaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Excellent litigation boutique with in-depth experience of state and federal courts, as well as a variety of arbitral tribunals. Specializes in handling complex business disputes, including securities, franchising and antitrust cases. Also handles medical malpractice disputes.

Strengths

One source describes the firm as an "excellent choice" for contentious matters.

Notable practitioners

Head of litigation Alex Hagan has a broad practice as a litigator and trial lawyer, regularly appearing in state and federal courts. He is particularly notable for his work defending healthcare providers in a range of sector-specific disputes.
"Alex Hagan is a very hard worker and is very accomplished."

Dixie Wells represents clients in commercial litigation arising in an engineering context, an area where she can draw on her considerable experience as a professionally licensed engineer.

Jonathan Berkelhammer is a trial lawyer recognized for his competencies across a broad range of litigation including IP, product liability and personal injury cases.
"Jonathan Berkelhammer is an incredible litigator."

Jonathan Sasser is a well-regarded litigator noted for his representation of both large corporates and private individuals. He is equally at home managing business or state constitutional law disputes.
"Jonathan Sasser is a great lawyer."

Leslie Packer is a litigator with notable experience taking on product liability disputes. She represents manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and healthcare providers.
"Leslie Packer is an excellent litigator."

Paul Sun has considerable experience as a trial lawyer and is particularly well known for trade secrets cases. He takes on all manner of business litigation and employment disputes.

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North Carolina

Litigation: General Commercial


Alex Hagan
Band 4
Dixie Wells
Band 3
Jonathan A Berkelhammer
Band 3
Jonathan D Sasser
Band 2
Leslie Packer
Band 4
Paul K Sun Jr
Band 4

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