Mary concentrates her practice in catastrophic injury litigation, construction defect, product liability, professional liability, premises liability, education law, trucking and transportation and other complex litigation. Her civil trial practice includes all phases of litigation including trial and motion practice, discovery, appeals, arbitrations and mediations.  She has tried over 100 jury trials in state and federal courts throughout her 25+ year career.  Mary is a Certified Litigation Management Professional designated by the Claims & Litigation Management Institute.

Experience Highlights

(Every case is different and depends on its own unique facts. Results may vary.)

Represented commercial defendants in motor vehicle accidents involving catastrophic injuries or wrongful death whereby defense verdicts were obtained.

Represented school systems on sexual abuse claims, school shooting, and negligence claims.

Obtained Summary Judgment in Robeson County which was upheld by the NC Court of Appeals involving the dual employer doctrine.

Successfully obtained directed verdict in a slip/fall case involving commercial property.

“I am always a strong advocate for my clients through all phases of litigation…from the very beginning to the very end.”

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Education & Admissions

Education
Campbell University School of Law – JD 1992
UNC at Chapel Hill – BA 1989

Admissions
North Carolina 1992
US District Courts – Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina

Professional Affiliations

North Carolina Bar Association

Litigation Section

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Women in Law Committee

Wake County Bar Association

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Member by-invitation-only

North Carolina Council of School Attorneys

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Certified Litigation Management Professional

North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

Honors & Awards

AV Preeminent® Peer Rating
Martindale Hubbell®

Claims & Litigation Management Institute
Certified Litigation Management Professional

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Best Lawyers in America®
Listed in Insurance Litigation, 2015-present

 

 

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