Gary Parsons handles trials and appeals in state and federal courts throughout North Carolina and adjoining states. He has represented clients in the energy, pharmaceutical, automotive, internet information, healthcare, communications and insurance industries.
Gary represents businesses ranging in size from Fortune 100 to regional and local companies, as well as local governments. 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.
Gary has participated in over 75 trials and over 125 appeals. 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. In addition, Gary has appeared in the trial courts of over 70 of North Carolina’s 100 counties.
When Gary was voted the Top Litigation Attorney in North Carolina in a 2005 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.”
Chambers USA’s 2014 rankings report stated: “Gary Parsons of Troutman Sanders LLP is acclaimed for his command of high-stakes trial and appellate work. ‘He is so practical’ and ‘represents his client in an effective way without accruing undue costs,’ sources say.”