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Susan H. Hargrove

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Jane Pfister
Phone: 919.838.2116


Susan Hargrove focuses her practice on commercial litigation and dispute resolution with an emphasis in trade secret and non-compete matters.

  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Board of Advisors, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Executive Committee of the British American Council, Triangle Chapter
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Health, Litigation and Dispute Resolution Sections
  • Staff Member, North Carolina Law Review
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers®, Commercial Litigation (2016-2022)
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers (2015-2021)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
  • Elected to Order of the Coif
  • North Carolina Superior Court Certified Mediator



  • Represented companies in contract litigation, including international marketing agreement dispute, disputes arising out of business dissolutions, trade secret disputes and business tort litigation.
  • Represented health care clients in scope of practice litigation, managed care contract disputes, business tort litigation and regulatory proceedings, including certificate of need matters.
  • Represented clients in employment litigation, including breach of contract, covenants not to compete, wage and hour litigation, and physician recruitment agreements.

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Speaking Engagements


Bar & Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • All North Carolina State Courts


University of North Carolina, J.D., with high honors, 1981

Duke University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1978

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