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Smith Debnam’s lawyers are skilled litigators. Practicing in all state and federal courts, we bring or defend suits for business clients in many areas of the law, including:
Many business litigation cases settle before suit, often through mediation. Our lawyers are experienced in reaching fair settlements and nailing them down with good documentation. But, when the case calls for court action, our lawyers are proud of the results we achieve for our clients. A sampling of favorable rulings on matters recently handled is set out below.
Our attorneys capitalize on the efficiencies of electronic filing in all three federal jurisdictions within North Carolina, and are often able to instantaneously notify our clients when pleadings, motions and orders are entered.
Our attorneys practice in North Carolina’s District Court and Superior Court, and at the appellate level in both the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.
North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 1F: Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act North Carolina courts allow out-of-state subpoenas to be issued… Read More
Our state’s relentless and expensive push back against Charlotte’s ordinance contends the Queen City threw its little girls to the imaginary wolves with… Read More
The FTC recently entered into a Consent Order last week with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts resolving the FTC’s allegations that Wyndham did not… Read More
Contracts are just agreements, typically in writing. Contracts keep the business world humming along like a well-oiled machine. Unless one party seeks help,… Read More
A federal court has denied a lender’s motion to dismiss, holding that a lender may be held vicariously liable for its servicer’s violation… Read More
According to a federal court in Illinois, not all assisted dialing programs violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In Modica v. Green… Read More
Although electronic signatures have maintained an “equivalent to paper signature” status in North Carolina since 1998, their current use in commerce has remained… Read More
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued its Supervisory Highlights for July-December, 2014. The Bureau’s Supervisory Highlights provide a summary of issues… Read More
The North Carolina Senate has introduced a bill that will create a private right of action for inaccurate credit reporting. Senate Bill 357… Read More
At the annual Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Convention this past October, our social media panel discussion was surprisingly well… Read More
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a staff report on the “Internet of Things,” recommending businesses take concrete steps to enhance and… Read More
In a case of first impression, the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that a consumer’s credit report does not have to be published to… Read More
My secured lender clients sometimes contact me in desperation because they believe they cannot get their liens recorded on NC car titles. Their… Read More
It’s rarely good news when your customer files a Chapter 11 bankruptcy. However, when it happens, you can prevent a bad situation from… Read More
On April 29, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, a federal court which governs cases in North Carolina,… Read More
This article is reprinted with the permission of the NC State Bar… Read More
Eminent Domain is when the government, or in some instances a private entity, takes private property for public purposes. For centuries all levels… Read More
To say that businesses now rely upon electronic communication and data storage is an understatement – nearly every business communicates or does business… Read More
Most employers know that an employee cannot be fired for making a legitimate discrimination complaint. However, the law is not so simple. An… Read More
One who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client – Old Proverb Does a corporation involved in litigation in… Read More