The Food Runners Collaborative, Inc. (Food Runners) has appointed James (Jim) K. Dorsett, III to its Board of Directors. Mr. Dorsett will serve on the Board for a 2-year term.
Originally conceived in 1999 as a joint venture of Meals On Wheels of Wake County and the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, Food Runners provides meals to shut-ins and the elderly in Wake, Durham and Johnston counties.
Concentrating in commercial litigation, Mr. Dorsett's diverse practice includes representing corporations in contract, trade secrets and covenant not to compete matters and defending manufacturers and retailers in products liability actions before the state and federal courts. He has also appeared on behalf of domestic airlines and their insurers, and his work extends to traumatic injury and wrongful death cases and alternative dispute resolution.
A past president of the North Carolina State Bar, Mr. Dorsett currently serves as president of the American Counsel Association; as a delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates; and on the Board of Governors of the International Society of Barristers. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.