North Carolina Business Court



The North Carolina Business Court was created to handle complex corporate disputes in North Carolina. Since the court's founding more than 20 years ago, Robinson Bradshaw lawyers have been at the forefront of representing clients in the Business Court and, in the process, developing the law that governs business disputes in the state. Our firm's deep bench of experienced trial lawyers has unparalleled experience with the Business Court and its specially designated judges, and we regularly help clients both within North Carolina and outside of the state navigate the nuances of this specialized forum.

Modeled in part on the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Business Court is designed to handle complex and significant issues of corporate and commercial law including:

  • Securities
  • Antitrust law
  • Trade secrets
  • Governance of corporations, LLCs and partnerships
  • Trademarks and intellectual property
  • Software, information technology, data security and biotechnology
  • Contract disputes involving businesses when the amount in controversy is at least $1 million


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