Robinson Bradshaw Launches Carolinas Class Action Blog



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May 1, 2014

Robinson Bradshaw has launched Carolinas Class Action, a blog covering class action developments in North and South Carolina. The blog reports on recent cases involving all federal and state courts in the Carolinas, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

“We created the Carolinas Class Action blog because we saw a need for coverage of class action developments in the Carolinas,” said David C. Wright III, editor of the blog and attorney who represents defendants in complex and varied securities, corporate and ERISA class and derivative actions.

“Although there are several blogs that report on national class action developments, none focuses specifically on cases that have broad implications for businesses in North and South Carolina,” he said.

Carolinas Class Action offers insight into class action developments on topics ranging from arbitration and appeal to statutes of limitations, damages and settlements. The blog also features a section dedicated to coverage of recent filings and developments in class action lawsuits throughout the Carolinas.

“Robinson Bradshaw has one of the most active class action practices in the Carolinas and a deep understanding of the complexities presented when defending these kinds of cases,” Wright said. “We hope this blog will serve as a resource for the insurance, business and legal communities, as well as our clients, with respect to game-changing precedents that are coming out of the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as lower courts in the Carolinas.”

Blog contributors include litigation attorneys Everett J. Bowman, Stephen M. Cox, Adam K. Doerr, Robert W. Fuller, Robert E. Harrington, Thomas P. Holderness, Susan Miller Huber, Mark W. Merritt, Sinéad N. O’Doherty, Amanda R. Pickens, Stuart L. Pratt, Matthew F. Tilley, John R. Wester and Richard C. Worf Jr.

Robinson Bradshaw provides class action counsel to some of the largest companies in the Carolinas. The subject matter of these claims has included federal and state securities claims, ERISA, employment discrimination, claimed wage and hour violations, claims for breach of fiduciary duty, consumer finance claims, antitrust and Truth-in-Lending, among others.

The firm is a recognized leader in the field of litigation by numerous legal publications. In 2013, Robinson Bradshaw was named North Carolina litigation firm of the year by Benchmark Litigation. Chambers USA®: America’s Top Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the firm’s litigation group for its exceptional work since 2003. Best Lawyers in America® has named Robinson Bradshaw number one in North Carolina Bet-the-Company Litigation since 2009 with 10 lawyers recognized in this area. Twenty-four Robinson Bradshaw litigators are continually ranked in other areas of litigation, including one who has been on the list since its inception in 1983. In addition, more than 30 of the firm’s litigators have been included in Super Lawyers®.

Carolinas Class Action is accessible through the home page of the Robinson Bradshaw website,, or through the dedicated URL, Readers can also subscribe to an RSS feed to receive regular updates on blog postings.

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