University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., with highest honors, 2011; Editorial Board, North Carolina Law Review, 2010-11
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., with honors, 2007, Phi Beta Kappa
Fitz Barringer advises and represents clients in the resolution of complex commercial disputes. His experience includes defending corporations and business executives in class action litigation, contractual disagreements and employment matters. Fitz also has experience representing clients before administrative agencies and licensing boards like the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners.
In addition to his litigation practice, Fitz works with corporate and nonprofit clients to avoid legal disputes through prudent management, compliance and organizational practices. In particular, he regularly advises corporations, employers, philanthropic institutions and fraternal organizations in sound employment and risk management policies.
Honors & Awards
- North Carolina Super Lawyers, North Carolina Rising Star, business litigation, 2017
Represents growing consumer products manufacturer in defense of a putative federal court class action involving alleged unfair trade practices.
Represents hospital system in defense of a putative class action claim involving patient billing.
Represents local entrepreneur in federal court partnership dispute.
Represents medical software company in breach of contract dispute in North Carolina state court.
Represents a certified public accountant in malpractice complaint filed with the North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners.
Advises governmental entities in compliance issues involving North Carolina's public records and open meetings laws.
Advises municipal government in employee compensation issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Advises fraternal organizations and university-affiliated institutions in sound risk management and compliance practices.
News & Events
- April 26, 2017
- Jan. 26, 2017
- March 25, 2016
- March 4, 2016
- Oct. 8, 2012
- DOL’s New Regulations Governing Exemptions from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s Overtime-Pay Requirements Make It Harder for Workers to be ExemptMay 18, 2016Robinson Bradshaw Publication
- Fourth Circuit Holds Business Judgment Rule Does Not Protect Corporate Officers Who Fail to Act in an Informed MannerSept. 15, 2015Robinson Bradshaw Publication
- Law Clerk, The Honorable Thomas D. Schroeder, Middle District of North Carolina, 2011-12
- Mecklenburg County Adult Indigent Defender List, Volunteer Attorney