Things can go wrong in a business in a seemingly infinite number of ways.  The firm focuses on finding creative, comprehensive solutions to resolve commercial and business conflicts short of litigation.  The firm represents clients in alternative dispute resolution, including prosecuting and defending claims before the American Arbitration Association.  Our lawyers have experience in the state trial and court of appeals in North Carolina and have the depth of knowledge necessary to successfully represent individuals and their businesses in legal disputes.


  • Corporate entities and individuals negotiating exits from businesses by departing members
  • Shareholders and directors in complex corporate disputes to spin out new subsidiaries with related settlement of claims
  • Trust beneficiaries and shareholders in complex trust dissolution and related corporate reorganizations
  • Board of directors and managers in situations where separate corporate counsel is necessary