Michael T. Medford - Manning Fulton & Skinner, P.A.

Michael T. Medford

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

A member of Manning Fulton's litigation section, Michael T. Medford has more than 37 years of experience representing clients in a broad range of complex commercial litigation and insurance disputes. His practice focuses on complex business litigation involving shareholder and partnership disputes, disputes relating to the purchase and sale of businesses, business and legal malpractice claims, lending disputes, employment disputes, securities law disputes and insurance coverage and procurement disputes.

Mike has extensive experience representing insurance professionals, insurance carriers and businesses in disputes relating to the procurement and issuance of insurance, interpretation of insurance policies and handling of claims under insurance policies; and he has substantial experience representing employers in claims alleging breach of employment contracts, discrimination, sexual harassment, violation of restrictive covenants, wrongful interference with contractual relations and ERISA disputes.

Mike has represented clients in complex litigation in all three North Carolina federal district courts, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the North Carolina Business Court, state courts throughout North Carolina, the North Carolina Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, and various administrative and arbitration forums. He is a certified mediator in North Carolina.

Mike has been inducted as a Fellow into the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), a Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. He is AV rated in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillAB 1973Columbia University Law SchoolJ.D. 1976
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFederal Bar Advisory Counsel American Bar Association North Carolina Bar Association Wake County Bar Association

Case History

Lead counsel in lawsuit relating to claims in excess of $20 Million

Lead counsel for ten financial institutions in a lawsuit relating to claims in excess of $20 Million, and involving mortgage-backed securities and issues of contract law, securities law, insurance law, unfair trade practice, breach of fiduciary duty, alleged negligence in loan portfolio servicing, accountant liability, and securities broker liability

Lead counsel for an insurance carrier with more than $138 Million at stake

 Lead counsel for an insurance carrier in coverage litigation with more than $138 Million at stake and involving issues relating to insurance coverage, bad faith claims, alleged securities law violations, fraud and breach of contract

Lead counsel for seller of multi-million dollar business in lawsuit involving several matters

Lead counsel for the seller of a multi-million dollar business in a lawsuit by a disappointed bidder, involving allegations of breach of contract, enforceability of letter of intent, wrongful interference with contractual relations and other matters

Office Location

3605 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 500
P.O. Box 20389
Raleigh, NC 27619-0389
United States

Practice Areas

Antitrust Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation (Breach of Contract, Business Disputes, Closely-Held Businesses, Commercial Disputes, Complex Litigation, Insurance)
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Male