Practice Areas

  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Certified Superior Court Mediator
  • Workers Compensation Defense

Professional Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating “AV”
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2016


  • Stetson University (B.A., 1974)
  • University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Wake Forest University (J.D., 1980)
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Author, “Declarations Against Penal Interests: New Standard for Admissibility in North Carolina,” 15 Wake Forest Law Review 375 (1979)


  • Forsyth County and North Carolina (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Construction) Bar Associations
  • North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (“CLM”) (By invitation only based on nominations from CLM Fellows)

Civic Activities

  • President, Bermuda Run Country Club
  • Town of Bermuda Run Planning Board
  • Board of Adjustment for Town of Bermuda Run

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar, 1980
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Courts
    • Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina

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