Brooks Pierce

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2000 Renaissance Plaza
230 North Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401, United States
Phone: (336) 373-8850
Fax: (336) 378-1001
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Education
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • North Carolina
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

North Carolina Legislative Update - April, 2017 #2

This week at the Legislature, House members filed dozens of bills and tried to get as much accomplished as possible prior to the legislature's spring recess. Confirmations - The Senate continued the process of…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Education, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Health

Is There A "Secret Rule" In The NC Business Court Regarding Motions To Compel?

Thinking of filing a Motion to Compel in the NC Business Court? You might want to file it before the close of the discovery period, even though there is no Business Court Rule establishing a deadline for doing so…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

North Carolina Legislative Update - April, 2017

This week at the Legislature, Senate confirmation of Cabinet secretaries continued as Legislators filed dozens of bills ahead of filing deadlines. Confirmations - Senate committees are continuing the process of…more
 /  Elections & Politics

It Doesn't Take Magic Words To Revoke An Offer

The lawyers in Baker v. Bowden, 2017 NCBC 30, decided this week by Judge Robinson, were negotiating a settlement agreement by email. The Plaintiff thought that it had a deal…more
 /  Business Torts, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law

North Carolina Legislative Update - March, 2017 #5

This week at the Legislature, HB2 was repealed and replaced, Senate confirmation of Cabinet secretaries continued, and Legislators filed dozens of bills ahead of filing deadlines. HB2 “Reset” (HB142) - Thursday, the…more
 /  Civil Rights, Education, Elections & Politics, Taxation

First Published Opinion From New Business Court Judge Conrad

Business Court Judges don't have to issue written Opinions in cases granting Preliminary Injunctions. (G.S. § 7A-45.3 limits the obligation to issue a written Opinion to rulings rendered per NCRCP 12, 56, 59, and 60)…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

North Carolina Legislative Update, March, 2017 #4

This week at the legislature, Senate confirmations continued as rumors of another potential HB2 compromise swirled. Confirmations - Senate committees are continuing the process of confirming Governor Cooper's Cabinet…more
 /  Elections & Politics

North Carolina Legislative Update, March, 2017 #3

This week at the legislature, Senate confirmations continued as committees in both chambers received informational presentations and voted on bills. Confirmations - Senate committees are continuing the process of…more
 /  Elections & Politics

Understanding New Attacks on Section 230 Immunity

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act provides website operators who post user-generated content with broad immunity from most legal claims arising from that content. It is this broad protection that enables popular…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law

NC Business Court On Conflicting Rules Of Civil Procedure: Do You Need Leave Of Court To Amend Your Answer To Add A Counterclaim?

If I asked you if you were familiar with Rule 13(f) of the NC Rules of Civil Procedure, I'm betting that you would respond with a glassy stare and a slack jaw. That Rule deals with a counterclaim that you should have made in…more
 /  Civil Procedure

North Carolina Legislative Update - March, 2017 #2

This week the pace quickens within the House and Senate policy committees while the Appropriations committees received presentations on Governor Cooper's proposed budget recommendations. Regulatory Reform (HB131) - A…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Education, Elections & Politics, Health

North Carolina Legislative Update - March, 2017

While various bills made their way through committees and chambers this week, the highlight was the release of Governor Cooper's proposed Budget Recommendations for fiscal years 2017-2018. Secretary Hall Confirmed -…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Family Law, Health, Transportation

North Carolina Legislative Update - February, 2017 #4

Public School Funding (HB6) - The House passed HB6 this week which will create a task force to study and recommend changes to the State's school funding formula. Two amendments to increase diversity of the task force…more
 /  Elections & Politics

North Carolina Legislative Update - February, 2017 #3

Eminent Domain (HB3) - A bill that seeks to amend the State's Constitution to prohibit the exercise of eminent domain to condemn private property except for public use passed through the House this week after being…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics

Defending A Former Employee On a Non-Compete Or For Misappropriation Of Trade Secrets? Read This.

Do you really have to rush to Court to obtain an injunction for a misappropriation of trade secrets? Maybe not. But for an injunction enforcing a non-compete agreement, maybe yes…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment Law
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