Eric M. David

Eric M. David


Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP

Recognized since 2018

Raleigh, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Governance Law

Litigation - First Amendment

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - First Amendment
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - First Amendment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - First Amendment
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Eric David focuses his practice on business litigation, constitutional litigation, and media and communications law. Eric represents businesses, public agencies, and individuals in high-stakes litigation in federal and state court, and especially the North Carolina Business Court.

A seasoned litigator, Eric represents large and small businesses in complex litigation, particularly in federal court and the North Carolina Business Court. Eric has experience in a myriad of matters, including trade secrets litigation, corporate governance disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and claims brought under the North Carolina Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Eric has also advocated on behalf of publisher and broadcast clients in a variety of First Amendment and newsgathering matters, including disputes over the North Carolina Public Records Act and access to public meetings. Eric has substantial experience defending both large and small publishers against defamation claims in state and federal court.

Location

  • Wells Fargo Capitol Center, Suite 1700
    150 Fayetteville Street
    P.O. Box 1800
    Raleigh, NC 27602

Education

  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , JD, graduated 2008
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MA, graduated 2005
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, graduated 1994

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, North Carolina

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit
  • U.S Court of Appeals - D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court of Colorado

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - First Amendment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - First Amendment

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Corporate Governance Law, Raleigh (2023)
  • Litigation - First Amendment, Raleigh (2023)
  • Litigation - First Amendment, Raleigh (2020)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

Awards:

  • Recognized by his peers for inclusion in Business North Carolina’s "Legal Elite" in Young Guns category (2013-2014); for Litigation (2017-2022)
  • Recognized in North Carolina Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation (2014-2021) and Civil Rights/First Amendment (2012-2013)

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