Doug is a partner in the firm's Litigation group, where he focuses in the areas of intellectual property, litigation, commercial litigation, business torts, and other complex civil litigation, with significant trial experience in state and federal courts. He regularly handles intellectual property disputes involving trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. He also litigates a wide variety of other civil disputes, including products liability, construction, and personal injury claims.
Doug was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 and 2017 in the field of commercial litigation and was selected to the North Carolina Rising Stars list, published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazine, in 2011-2013, 2015-2017. He was also included in the 2013-2017 Legal Elite lists, published annually by Business North Carolina magazine.