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August 31, 2020 Joseph D. Hammond
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North Carolina limits defendants’ ability to “pick off” class claims.

Disclaimer:  inside baseball, and also baseball, contained within. In baseball’s version of the “pick-off,” a baserunner is caught standing too far from base and tagged out.  In the legal world, defendants sometimes “pick off” a class action by mooting the named plaintiff’s individual claim before a class has been certified.  […]

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August 21, 2020 Charles N. Anderson, Jr. Jonathan A. Berkelhammer Thomas D. Blue, Jr. Donna K. Blumberg Ashley K. Brathwaite Andrew S. Chamberlin Kelly Margolis Dagger Mary M. Dillon Luke J. Farley, Sr. Alex J. Hagan David L. Hillman Chris Jackson Michelle Liguori Leslie C. Packer Jonathan D. Sasser Steven A. Scoggan Thomas H. Segars Curtis J. Shipley Paul K. Sun, Jr. James M. Weiss Dixie T. Wells Michael G. Winters
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Ellis & Winters Named to 2021 “Best Lawyers in America” List

Ellis & Winters is pleased to announce our attorneys’ inclusion in “Best Lawyers” 2021 edition. Three of the firm’s partners were named “Lawyer of the Year” for their jurisdiction. Thomas D. Blue, Jr. – Real Estate Litigation, Raleigh Andrew S. Chamberlin – Personal Injury Litigation (Defendants), Triad-area Alex J. Hagan […]

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June 24, 2020 Michelle Liguori
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Class Actions 101, and Some Tips for China

Like most of us, three small business owners from Winston-Salem, North Carolina are unhappy about the effects of the Coronavirus on the health and economic prospects of North Carolina’s citizens.  Taking matters into their own hands, in Patella v. People’s Republic of China, No. 1:20-cv-00433 (M.D.N.C. May 15, 2020), the three Winston-Salemites […]

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February 4, 2020
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Preetha Suresh Rini Published in the Wake County Bar Association Newsletter

Preetha Suresh Rini, an associate at Ellis & Winters, was recently published in the Wake County Bar Association’s first quarter 2020 Wake County Bar Flyer. The section entitled 20/20 Hindsight & 20/20 Vision showcases local attorneys, from different generations, focusing on where the profession has been, and where it is heading. Additionally, attorneys […]

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