Paul K. Sun Jr.
Paul Sun's practice focuses primarily on business litigation and appeals. Mr. Sun has experience in the areas of trade secrets and unfair competition, business and health care fraud (civil and criminal), employment, consumer claims, premises and product liability, and contract disputes. He has tried cases in areas as varied as health care fraud, product liability/wrongful death, and First Amendment. Mr. Sun also regularly handles civil and criminal appeals in the North Carolina and federal appellate courts. He has served as the Rules Editor for the American Bar Association's Appellate Practice Journal. Mr. Sun has been recognized for legal excellence by Best Lawyers in America (2007-2013), Chambers USA (2013), and North Carolina Super Lawyers (2006-2013).
Mr. Sun graduated magna cum laude from Wittenberg University in 1979. He received his masters degree in 1981 from Vanderbilt University, where he was the Founder's Medalist. He received his J.D. degree from Duke University with Highest Honors in 1989 and served as Articles Editor for the Duke Law Journal. Mr. Sun served as law clerk to the Honorable J. Dickson Phillips, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit from 1989-90.
Mr. Sun was named to Business North Carolina magazine's Legal Elite for 2012 in Litigation. Best Lawyers recognized Mr. Sun as Lawyer of the Year for his appellate work in Raleigh for 2013.
Mr. Sun has a peer review rating of AV® in Martindale-Hubbell.
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