Entries by ACBD

A Message From the Chair

By Jenna Fruechtenicht Butler As I look out the window from my home office, the waters on Masonboro Sound are soothingly calm. There is no hint of the worldwide pandemic raging around us, but then I think back to the email I received last Friday from the wife of a client I had last seen […]

Fight Hunger, Help Others in the COVID-19 Pandemic – Participate in the Legal Feeding Frenzy and Support Your Local Food Bank!

By Michele Livingstone and Will Quick We are in unprecedented times with COVID-19 (Coronavirus).  It is now more important than ever that we help our neighbors and those who are not as fortunate. I am confident that each of you is doing your part. Even in the best of times, however, over 1.5 Million North […]

Annual Meeting and Upcoming Event

By John P. Marshall  Dear Section Members, The Antitrust & Complex Business Disputes Law Section Annual Meeting and CLE was held on February 13, 2020 at the Bar Center in Cary. As usual, the event was well attended with almost 150 people attending in person or online. Topics included an analysis of the Economic Loss […]

Pro Bono Initiative – Privacy

By Nathan Chase Dear Members of the Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Section: I hope that everyone enjoyed the Annual Section Meeting and CLE on February 13th—thanks to Tom Segars, Jenna Butler, and everyone else involved in putting on such a great event. As Jenna mentioned at the Meeting, the ACBD Pro Bono Committee is […]

A Message from the Chair of the NCBA Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Section

By Jenna Fruechtenicht Butler Dear Members of the Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Section: Thank you for re-joining and joining the Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes (ACBD) Section of the NCBA for the 2019-2020 bar year.  I am honored to serve as your Chair.  Your leadership team of officers, council members, and committee chairs already […]

Spotlight On Frank Laney

DR Spotlight is a Q&A series that focuses on Dispute Resolution Section members. Frank Laney is Circuit Mediator for the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. He lives in Cary with his wife, Anne, who is principle flute with the N.C. Symphony. Laney teaches Mediation Advocacy at Campbell Law School and goes to Belarus yearly […]