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Complex Contract Disputes

Every business depends on the most fundamental of legal building blocks: contracts. To keep things from going awry – and to right them when they do – businesses rely on us for sophisticated, strategic advice, efficient assistance and zealous advocacy.

When disputes arise, we work to find solutions to enforce your rights or minimize your obligations. For matters that cannot be resolved through negotiation or mediation, our goal is to achieve the optimal outcome for you in a manner that is efficient, expeditious and economically sound. In one recent example, our client was awarded a $37 million jury trial verdict – one of the largest breach-of-contract judgments ever in North Carolina. The verdict was subsequently upheld by the North Carolina Court of Appeals.

We help with all manner of cases involving breach of contract, from basic contract enforcement and collections to bet-the-company lawsuits. Our primary services include resolving disputes that involve construction, financial services, commercial real estate, and contracts between buyers and sellers of goods and services.

We have a deep bench of lawyers with a long tenure in complex commercial litigation. Our litigators have extensive experience appearing before the North Carolina Supreme Court and North Carolina Court of Appeals, as well as statewide experience with the trial court judges in the United States District Court, county Superior Courts and the North Carolina Business Court. Our litigators also have extensive experience in resolving breach of contract claims through arbitration and other forms of alternate dispute resolution.

Disputes Between Buyers and Sellers of Goods and Services, Including:

  • Contract disputes
  • Warranty claims
  • Claims under the Uniform Commercial Code
  • Outsourcing disputes
  • Professional services and employment disputes
  • Payment and performance bond claims
  • Architect and engineer claims
  • Design professional and contractor licensing issues

Financial Services Disputes, Including:

  • Consumer class actions
  • Lender liability claims
  • Loan contract disputes
  • Negotiable instrument disputes
  • Letter of credit disputes

Disputes Relating to Perfection and Enforcement of Rights in Collateral, Including:

  • Credit card disputes
  • Insurance disputes
  • Coverage disputes
  • Declaratory judgment actions
  • Wrongful denial of benefits and bad faith actions
  • Agent-company disputes




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