Heather Adams’ Article Published in NCBA Corporate Counsel Section’s The Business Lawyer
Raleigh, NC (November 18, 2010) – “Corporate Pro Se Representation in North Carolina Courts,” authored by Heather Adams, a Partner in Smith Anderson’s litigation group, has been published by the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) in The Business Lawyer, the newsletter of the NCBA’s Corporate Counsel Section. The article explains why corporations are not permitted to appear in court through a non-lawyer representative and discusses the impact of this restriction on in-house counsel.
Ms. Adams' litigation practice includes breach of contract, unfair trade practices, intellectual property, employment, and securities cases, including class actions. She also counsels clients about antitrust, supply and distribution, licensing, and related matters.