Represented a national fast food restaurant chain in several workplace violence cases where patrons, along with the restaurant employees who came to assist, were attacked by gang members. The restaurant employees and patrons brought suit against the restaurant alleging that because the business was operating in a "high crime area" (due to prior incidents), it did not maintain the necessary, additional safeguards. The employees also brought suit outside of workers compensation. The firm ultimately had five of the cases dismissed at summary judgment and the others were settled for nominal amounts.

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Jan K. Voda v. Medtronic Inc., et al.
Served as lead counsel on behalf of Jan Voda, M.D., a cardiologist, in a patent infringement suit related to angioplasty catheters against Medtronic, more
Acquisition of grocery stores in 363 bankruptcy sale
Representation of Bi-Lo LLC and Southern Family Markets in acquiring grocery stores from Winn-Dixie in a 363 bankruptcy sale. Transaction valued in more
Regulatory approvals for a large-scale mixed-use coastal development
Regulatory approvals for a large-scale, mixed-use coastal development. The firm secured the passage of enabling legislation and obtained all required more
Formation and capitalization of a North Carolina commercial bank
Represented the organizers of a de novo North Carolina bank, which specializes in lending to venture capital-backed businesses, in obtaining a more