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We understand that an attack on your reputation is personal. Attorneys in our Professional Liability Practice Group believe in aggressive representation with a personal touch, and will work hand-in-hand with you to defend your professional reputation and restore your good name.

We represent professionals facing disciplinary actions before licensing boards as well as those facing malpractice and errors and omissions (E&O) claims in the following fields:

  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Construction
  • Real estate
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Insurance

Our team of veteran trial lawyers have:

  • Decades of experience in the field, allowing us to find resolution through mediation, arbitration, summary judgment, outright dismissal, or favorable settlement whenever possible.
  • Extensive litigation skills—we’re ready to go further and do what’s necessary to effectively defend your case
  • A commitment to a results-oriented, cost-effective strategy

The group is led by seasoned trial lawyers: chair Richard Boyette and vice chairs Ryan Bolick and Melody Jolly.

We consider our client-professional a member of the defense team. We involve our client-professional throughout the life of the case in decisions about defense and resolution strategy.

For information on our representation of physicians and other healthcare professionals faced with claims of negligence or substandard care, please review our Medical Malpractice Practice Group offerings.

The Professional Liability Practice Group covers all of North Carolina from our offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Wilmington.