Member and former chair of firm’s Financial Services Litigation Department; co-chairs Appeals and Issues practice. Broadly experienced in complex litigation and arbitration in federal and state courts, including North Carolina Business Court. Has defended class actions in pretrial proceedings, at trial and on appeal. Practice also emphasizes business torts and trade secrets, securities, and products liability. Clients include banks, financial services firms and manufacturers.
Permanent member, Judicial Conference, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Founding chair, Appellate Practice Section, and past chair, Appellate Rules Committee, of the North Carolina Bar Association.