Appellate Experience

  • Obtained new trial from North Carolina Supreme Court for property owner in eminient domain litigation: N. Carolina Dep't of Transportation v. Mission Battleground Park, DST, 370 N.C. 477, 810 S.E.2d 217 (2018)
  • Representing municipality in contract, constitutional and race discrimination claims: Woods v. City of Greensboro, No. 1:14CV767, 2015 WL 8668228 (M.D.N.C. Dec. 11, 2015), rev'd and remanded, 855 F.3d 639 (4th Cir. 2017), cert. denied, City of Greensboro, N.C. v. BNT Ad Agency, LLC, 138 S. Ct. 558 (U.S. 2017)
  • Represented corporation and individual in multi-million dollar insurance coverage dispute: Colony Ins. Co. v. Peterson, 2014 WL 4179962 (4th Cir. Aug. 25, 2014)
  • Constitutional claim against Federation of State Medical Boards and National Board of Medical Examiners: Jihui Zhang v. Fed'n of State Med. Boards, 473 F. App'x 193 (4th Cir. 2012) cert. denied, 133 S. Ct. 809 (U.S. 2012)
  • Represented financial institution in one of the first cases in which the North Carolina Court of Appeals addressed the North Carolina Fraudulent Transfer Act: Miller v. First Bank, 206 N.C. App. 166, 696 S.E.2d 824 (2010)
  • Represented municipality and employees against constitutional claims: Maney v. Fealy, 2017 WL 937460 (4th Cir. Mar. 9, 2017)
  • Represented municipality against multimillion-dollar negligent property damage claim: Peerless Indem. Ins. Co. v. City of Greensboro, 2015 WL 2151898, (M.D.N.C. May 7, 2015), subsequently aff'd, 628 F. App'x 202 (4th Cir. 2016)