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Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan, LLP

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Strategically positioned in Raleigh to provide expertise and advocacy for a variety of businesses in the state's legislatorial heartland. Varied offering encompassing product liability, asbestos and other 'bet the company' issues. Also noted for its strength in the healthcare litigation space, with an impressive track record in medical malpractice cases.

Strengths

One client states the team is "top-rate across the board," adding: "The team is pragmatic and focused, and offers creative solutions."

Another adds: "The lawyers do a great job and the team is one of my go-tos in the market."

Work highlights

Represented North Carolina Farm Bureau as defendant-intervenor against a challenge to the State of North Carolina's Right-to-Farm legislation on constitutional grounds.

Notable practitioners

Carl Patterson has decades of experience handling business and commercial litigation on behalf of companies and financial institutions as well as individual corporate executives.

Christopher Smith is an experienced litigator who counsels clients on significant corporate disputes. His clients include financial and agricultural organizations.
"Christopher Smith provides really seasoned and measured advice."

Don Tucker represents clients in breach of contract and shareholder disputes for multinational clients, with additional experience defending against class actions. Key clients include those active in the energy and healthcare sectors.
"Don Tucker is a really thoughtful and persuasive courtroom lawyer."

Michael Mitchell is recognized for his accomplished practice as a business litigator taking on trial and, most notably, significant appellate cases. He acts for a variety of clients, including those active in the finance and healthcare sectors.
"Michael Mitchell is a creative thinker,effective at connecting divergent ideas and facts, and offers novel solutions."

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Overview

After more than 100 years of law practice, Smith Anderson is known for our trial-tested lawyers who combine their extensive courtroom experience with practical business judgment. 

Our law firm has successfully represented clients in cases at every level of the judicial system, in North Carolina and jurisdictions around the country, as well as complex national and international arbitration. We are proud of our success in high stakes litigation. When your business is on the line, we embrace your challenges and devote ourselves to resolving disputes efficiently and successfully.

From large multi-party, multi-jurisdiction litigation for large and public companies to mission-critical matters for small private and emerging businesses and pro-bono clients, we approach each case with the goal of resolving disputes efficiently and successfully. When your business is on the line, the trial experience and proven success of your legal team are essential.

Industries

Banking and Finance

Construction

Distribution

Healthcare

Insurance

Manufacturing

Real Estate

Retail

Litigation

Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan, LLP

firm
Location

Wells Fargo Capitol Center

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 2300

Raleigh

North Carolina

USA

NC 27601

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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


Carl N Patterson Jr
Band 3
Christopher G Smith
Band 3
Michael W. Mitchell
Band 3