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 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 Rating

Peer Rating

Overall Peer Rating

in Litigation, Insurance and Personal Injury
 
4.7 out of 5.0
Legal Knowledge
4.8
Analytical Capabilities
4.8
Judgement
4.7
Communication Ability
4.8
Legal Experience
4.7
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 09/03/13
5.0 out of 5.0
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.
Posted by a Corporate Counsel on 08/26/13
5.0 out of 5.0
David is diligent, extremely competent and a pleasure to work with.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 08/26/13
4.8 out of 5.0
David Fothergill is extemely intelligent and an excellent trial attorney. I would recommend for any type of civil litigation.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 08/23/13
3.2 out of 5.0
very capable young trial attorney
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 08/23/13
5.0 out of 5.0
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.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 08/23/13
5.0 out of 5.0
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.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 08/23/13
5.0 out of 5.0
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.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 08/23/13
5.0 out of 5.0
In my dealings with David he is always highly prepared and aggressively represents his clients.

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.

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P.
Two Hannover Square, 434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2200, P.O. Box 2889,
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, P.O. Box 2889,
Raleigh, NC 27601

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Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. (Raleigh, North Carolina)