Biography

Craig is an experienced trial attorney and legal advisor who helps clients manage business problems and construction issues. 

Commercial Litigation

Craig helps clients solve complex business problems across a wide range of industries.  He focuses on complex commercial litigation, trade secrets and disputes within and among closely held companies. Craig works closely with executives and business owners to manage risks and tailor litigation strategy to client needs. He represents clients regularly in contract disputes and extra-contractual commercial tort claims in the North Carolina Business Court, other North Carolina Superior Courts and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.

Construction Law

Craig practices construction law (transactional and dispute resolution), title insurance claims and coverage, real estate litigation and financial services litigation. His construction litigation experience helps clients identify and allocate business risks during contract negotiation to reduce conflict during the project. He assists owners, designers, general contractors and trade contractors with contract negotiation, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Craig was a commercial litigation attorney with Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, which combined with Fox Rothschild in 2018. Craig spent eighteen months gaining valuable courtroom experience as an assistant district attorney for Alamance County, North Carolina. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable James L. Gale and the Honorable Ben F. Tennille, special Superior Court judges for complex business cases at the North Carolina Business Court.

Before attending law school, Craig served as a commissioned officer in the United States Navy, as an F-14 Tomcat Radar Intercept Officer. He flew missions over Iraq as part of Operation Southern Watch. He also worked as an account and development executive at LabCorp, a global life sciences company.

Client Resources

It's Just Business Blog

Craig contributes to this blog, which provides analyses of North Carolina Business Court decisions. The goal of this blog is to arm businesses with the information they need to adjust their legal strategies as the case law evolves.

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