When the trial isn’t over.
The trial often does not signal the end of litigation. We maintain an impressive appellate practice, having handled numerous appeals with a high level of success in the North Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals and federal appellate courts.
With decades of experience in the appellate forum, we have a thorough working knowledge of appellate rules and procedures. We understand the keys to creating a strong record for appeal and we have substantial experience preserving the legal issues at the trial level for any potential appeals. We are well known for crafting persuasive briefs and oral arguments on complex issues in order to best generate positive outcomes for our clients. We handle appeals in cases where we have represented a party in the trial court as well as being hired as appellate counsel to assist other lawyers.
(Every case is different and depends on its own unique facts. Results may vary.)
Lead counsel for a builder obtaining complete defense verdict on statue of repose, affirmed by the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Established new precedent in North Carolina by obtaining favorable ruling from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals holding that no implied warranty claims could be brought against manufacturer of component parts incorporated into construction projects.
Obtained favorable ruling from North Carolina Supreme Court on behalf of safety equipment company in an electrocution case, which confirmed the defense of contributory negligence in breach of warranty matter in North Carolina.
Directed verdict on issue of individual corporate officer tort liability upheld on appeal.
“Highly effective litigators. They are efficient and experienced in achieving the best possible results.”Client comment to Best Law Firms.