Mr. David M. Fothergill

Mr. David M. Fothergill: Attorney with Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P.
  • Two Hannover Square, 434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2200, Raleigh, NC 27601
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  • Partner David Fothergill represents businesses, professionals and insurance companies in all aspects of complex civil litigation.
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    4.7/5.0 (13)
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David M. Fothergill has been in practice since 2003, and is a partner with the firm.

He represents businesses, individuals, and insurance companies in complex litigation matters involving commercial disputes, products liability, intellectual property, catastrophic injury, toxic torts, property damage, construction defects, trucking and transportation, premises liability, inadequate security, licensing matters, breach of contract claims, and professional malpractice. Mr. Fothergill also regularly advises business on the legal implications of commercial contracts, warranties, leases, licenses, service agreements, employment agreements, and insurance agreements.

Mr. Fothergill is experienced in all aspects of litigation and appellate practice, and has tried cases throughout North Carolina. He is also versed in arbitration, handling commercial disputes pursuant to American Arbitration Association rules and procedures, as well as arbitrations involving uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance coverage. Mr. Fothergill negotiates and drafts commercial contracts and settlement agreements for a wide array of matters; and consults with his clients regarding non-litigation commercial matters, including contract and warranty compliance.

Areas of Practice (18)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Long Term Care
  • Health Care Licensing
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Appellate Practice
  • Automobile Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Civil Appeals
  • Premises Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
919-719-6038  Phone
919-582-2538  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2889, Raleigh, NC 27601
University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Wilmington, B.A., with honors, 2000
Law School Attended:
Wake Forest University, J.D., 2003
Year of First Admission:
2003, North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Bar Association; North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys; Wake County Bar Association; Defense Research Institute; Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (13 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 09/03/13 in Litigation

    Mr. Fothergill was on the opposing side of a case of mine within the past year. He is an excellent litigator and a pleasure to work with.

    Mr. Fothergill was on the opposing side of a case of mine within the past year. He is an excellent litigator and a pleasure to work with. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 09/03/13 in Civil Litigation

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Raleigh, North Carolina

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    Raleigh, NC
    Two Hannover Square , 434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2200
    Raleigh, NC 27601

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