Gary S. Parsons

Gary Parsons is a litigator's litigator: he tries cases. He has participated in more than 75 trials, over 125 appeals, and has represented the defense in courtrooms in at least 70 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

Gary Parsons handles trials and appeals in state and federal courts throughout North Carolina and adjoining states. He has argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the North Carolina Supreme Court, and the North Carolina Court of Appeals. He also appears regularly before all three U.S. Districts Courts in North Carolina and the North Carolina Business Court.

When Gary was voted the 2005 Top Litigation Attorney in North Carolina in a poll of North Carolina lawyers conducted by Business North Carolina Magazine, the then-President of the North Carolina Bar Association told the publication “If I were in trouble, he is the lawyer I would call for help.”

Gary represents businesses ranging in size from Fortune 100 to regional and local companies, as well as local governments. He has represented clients in the energy, pharmaceutical, automotive, internet information, healthcare, communications and insurance industries. He has litigated business disputes, intellectual property, antitrust, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, mass tort, lawyer malpractice, civil rights, and insurance coverage and bad faith claims. He also has significant experience in litigating regulatory disputes and professional disciplinary hearings before state administrative agencies. He joined the litigation team at Brooks Pierce in July 2015.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Appellate, 3) Class Action, 4) Complex Business Litigation, 5) Federal Litigation, 6) IP Litigation, 7) North Carolina Business Court and 8) Professional Liability Litigation
Law School University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D.,1977)
Admitted Year 1977
Education North Carolina State University (B.S.,1974)
Bar Member / Association North Carolina State Bar Association
Most recent firm Brooks Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP
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