Mr. David M. Fothergill

Mr. David M. Fothergill (Raleigh, North Carolina)

Mr. David M. Fothergill

Attorney in Raleigh, NC
David M. Fothergill has been in practice since 2003, and is a partner with the firm. He represents businesses, individuals, and insurance companies in complex litigation matters involving commercial disputes, products liability, intellectual property, catastrophic injury, toxic torts, property damage, construction defects, trucking and transportation, premises liability, inadequate security, licensing matters, breach of contract claims, and professional malpractice. Mr. Fothergill also regularly advises business on the legal implications of commercial contracts, warranties, leases, licenses, service agreements, employment agreements, and insurance agreements.

Mr. Fothergill is experienced in all aspects of litigation and appellate practice, and has tried cases throughout North Carolina. He is also versed in arbitration, handling commercial disputes pursuant to American Arbitration Association rules and procedures, as well as arbitrations involving uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance coverage. Mr. Fothergill negotiates and drafts commercial contracts and settlement agreements for a wide array of matters; and consults with his clients regarding non-litigation commercial matters, including contract and warranty compliance.
919-719-6038
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.7 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Long Term Care
  • Health Care Licensing
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Appellate Practice
  • Automobile Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Civil Appeals
  • Premises Liability

Peer Reviews (13)

Peer Reviews (13)
AV Rated
4.7/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Litigation, Civil Litigation, General Practice, Insurance Coverage Defense, General Liability Defense and Personal Injury Defense
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.8/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.8/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.7/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.8/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.7/5
Peer Reviews (13)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 09/03/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mr. Fothergill was on the opposing side of a case of mine within the past year. He is an excellent litigator and a pleasure to work with.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 09/03/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/02/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a General Counsel on 08/26/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
David is diligent, extremely competent and a pleasure to work with.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/26/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/23/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Just was involved in a case with Mr. Fothergill and he provided great assistance to his client (who appeared not to know the benefit of what they received) resulting in substantial savings to the client in settlement costs.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Other Law Firm Position on 08/23/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have worked with Mr. Fothgergill on several matters and have found him to be an excellent attorney. Highly dedicated and always creative and client-focused.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 08/23/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Very intelligent, and a practical attorney. David does an excellent job managing a case into the best position for his client. He is not going to fight about unimportant distractions, and is going to be tough where it counts.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/23/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
In my dealings with David he is always highly prepared and aggressively represents his clients.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/26/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
David Fothergill is extemely intelligent and an excellent trial attorney. I would recommend for any type of civil litigation.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/02/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/23/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.2/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 08/23/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
very capable young trial attorney
Legal Knowledge
3/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
3/5
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 2003, North Carolina
Law School Attended
Wake Forest University
Class of 2003
J.D.
University Attended
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Class of 2000
B.A.
with honors
Associations & Memberships
North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Bar Association; North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys; Wake County Bar Association; Defense Research Institute; Claims & Litigation Management Alliance.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P.
Two Hannover Square, 434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2200,
Raleigh, NC 27601
U.S.A.
Phone
919-719-6038
Fax
919-582-2538
Office Information
Office Information
Mr. David M. Fothergill
Partner
Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P.
Two Hannover Square, 434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2200,
Raleigh, NC 27601

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