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Poyner Spruill LLP

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Provides a sound financial services litigation practice, including large multiparty disputes over issues such as development disputes, breach of contract and shareholder disputes. Demonstrates additional capabilities in representing state local government agencies in civil rights litigation and the defense of tort claims.

Work highlights

Represented the City of Raleigh as defendant in a putative class action lawsuit challenging the assessment of water and sewer fees to residential developers.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Erteschik is commended for his varied litigation practice. He is particularly well known for representing North Carolina public bodies in appellate proceedings. He is also at home acting for large corporate clients in business litigation.

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Overview

Poyner Spruill’s litigation attorneys work collaboratively with their clients when it comes to litigating disputes.  Whether those efforts result in voluntary settlements or require a judge or jury to resolve the dispute, the litigation section’s attorneys are experienced with trying cases and utilizing alternative dispute resolution platforms. They have extensive experience representing local governments, individuals, businesses, national and international corporations, financial institutions, and insurers in all types of litigation. The section’s attorneys have experience with cases between businesses, internal business disputes, claims by and against financial institutions, employment disputes, and environmental zoning and land use issues.  Poyner Spruill’s litigators have extensive experience representing local governmental units in every aspect of their operation.  And a significant portion of the cases handled by several of the litigation section’s attorneys involves professional liability, insurance defense, and the defense of tort claims.  These cases range from legal/accounting/realtor malpractice to the defense of transportation companies, product manufacturers, businesses and individuals, and their insurers.


Members

Ellis, J. Nicholas (Head of Department)

Adams, Randy

Cahill, Daniel G.

Castellino, Dylan

Chapman, Karen H.

DiFranco, Sarah L.

Durnovich, John Michael (J.M.)

Epstein, Steven B.

Erteschik, Andrew H

Mackie, Caroline P.

Meeker, Emily M.

Ogburn, Thomas L.

Tosco, Nick

Wilson, Timothy W.

Industries

Banking

Construction

Entertainment

Franchise

Health Care

Hospitality

Insurance

Local Government

Manufacturing

Nonprofits

Real Estate

Litigation

Poyner Spruill LLP

firm
Location

301 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1900

Raleigh

North Carolina

USA

NC 27601

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North Carolina

Litigation: General Commercial


Andrew H Erteschik
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