James C. "Jimmy" Adams II

James C. "Jimmy" Adams II


Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP

Recognized since 2008

Greensboro, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Litigation - Securities

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Litigation - Securities Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Securities
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Jimmy Adams is a versatile and seasoned litigator with nearly 30 years of experience in arbitrations and in federal and state courts. Jimmy represents clients on dispute and litigation issues related to noncompetition agreements, taxation, health care, professional malpractice, ERISA and estate litigation, and all types of corporate and commercial disputes.

Jimmy has spoken at CLE conferences on employment non-competition agreements.

Presentations
  • "Legal Landmines: Social Media Usage as Trial Evidence," Greensboro Public Library Foundation, February 2012
Publications
  • "North Carolina Supreme Court Re-Affirms Classic View of "Blue-Pencil Doctrine" for Non-Competition Agreements", April 4, 2016

Location

  • Renaissance Plaza, Suite 2000
    230 North Elm Street
    P.O. Box 26000
    Greensboro, NC 27420

Education

  • Georgetown University , JD, graduated 1991
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, graduated 1988

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina Bar Association

Affiliations

  • Antitrust and Complex Business Litigation, - Member
  • Litigation and Intellectual Property Sections, American Bar Association - Member
  • Litigation Section, North Carolina Bar Association - Member
  • Baptist State Convention of North Carolina - Member, Executive Committee, and Chairman, Business Services Special Committee

Federal Clerkships

  • United States District Court

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Litigation - Securities Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Securities

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

  • Litigation - Securities, Greensboro (2017)
  • Litigation - Securities, Greensboro (2015)

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

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Securities

Special Focus

  • Business Disputes
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Covenants Not to Compete
  • COVID-19
  • Stockholders' Suits

Awards:

  • Recognized in North Carolina Super Lawyers in Business Litigation (2009-2020); recognized in Super Lawyers Business Edition for Business Litigation (2015)
  • Recognized as a "Local Litigation Star" by Benchmark Litigation for General Commercial (2015-2020)

"Jimmie Adams is excellent."

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