In addition to her work as a Superior Court Mediator certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, Danae has been active in the rapidly expanding area of Civil Collaborative Law. Recently, Danae published an article for a North Carolina Bar Association blog describing Civil Collaborative Law and how it could used in the employment law […]
The NC General Assembly has recently amended laws which affect homebuilders and developers who enter into subdivision performance guarantees with NC cities and counties. The new provisions apply to performance guarantees given on and after October 1, 2015. The amendments describe the types of performance guarantees which developers may provide (surety bonds, letters or credit, or the […]
We have been retained to assist a Charlotte-area IT expert with the negotiation of an independent contractor agreement with a larger software consulting company.
We recently assisted a client with the acquisition of a portfolio of three Class-A multifamily properties in the tidewater area of Virginia. The complicated transaction included three separate lenders, two joint venture partners, and additional local counsel in Virginia and Delaware. The acquisition is a major step forward for our client and we are proud […]
On behalf of an investor, the Firm recently filed suit against a condominium association and its board for the board’s failure to adequately manage the association and maintain the property. We are working closely with our client to protect its investment in the community and to compel the board to take the actions required under […]
In an opinion published August 5, 2014, the NC Court of Appeals recently held that counterclaims in District Court may not exceed the jurisdictional limit of the court, which is currently $10,000. Therefore, parties in District Court actions who wish to pursue such claims must either: (1) assert their claims on appeal to the District […]