John M. Nunnally - Ragsdale Liggett PLLC

John M. Nunnally

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 919-881-2220

A senior litigator, John has been trying cases for twenty years.  His practice is focused primarily on construction litigation and insurance law. John represents design professionals such as architects and engineers, often defending them from professional negligence claims, and also frequently represents trucking companies. John’s civil practice encompasses all phases of litigation, including trial and motion practice, discovery, writs, appeals, arbitrations and mediations. John prides himself on being a lawyer who practices ethically and responsibly, with a relentless focus on what is best for his clients.

North Carolina State UniversityBA 1988Campbell University School of LawJ.D. 1992
NC Association of Defense AttorneysDefense Research InstituteKiwanis Club of Raleigh

Case History

Appellate — John won a rare summary judgment motion on contributory negligence against a plaintiff alleging slip and fall injuries.  The Court of Appeals agreed and affirmed the lower court ruling.
Appellate - Tri-Arc Food Systems — Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment absolving client of responsibility for any negligence following a ceiling collapse in a Bojangles restaurant.
Appellate Lowes Food Stores — In a precedent setting opinion, the North Carolina Court of Appeals agreed that a plaintiff was not entitled to punitive damages against his client based on the palintiff's failure to prove willful and wanton conduct.

Office Location

2840 Plaza Place, Suite 400
P.O. Box 31507
Raleigh, NC 27622
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Construction Law

Other Information

Gender: Male