Litigation

G. Gray Wilson Wilson, Helms and Cartledge, Winston-Salem

I’d be a writer. I have published fiction — a crime novel — and nonfiction — a legal treatise on civil procedure, a sure cure for insomnia — and enjoy poetry and almost any other type of literature except self-help books.

Vita: Born April 1, 1951, in Louisville, Ky.; bachelor’s from Davidson College and law degree from Duke University; wife, four children and two stepchildren. Why he chose this field: I could never be happy sitting behind a desk — too hyperactive. A courtroom is for storytellers, and I love a good story, especially when pitching an argument to a jury. Memorable case: Representing the widow of Michael J. Smith, pilot of the space shuttle Challenger who perished after its launch in 1986. We pursued claims against NASA and Morton Thiokol, manufacturer of the solid-rocket booster that failed in flight, and recovered a substantial settlement. Passions: Writing, flying and reading. Favorite and recent reading: My favorite is Look Homeward, Angel. I’m now engrossed in D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II by Stephen E. Ambrose. Favorite place: Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla. Hero: Steve Mikita, a wheelchair-bound lawyer in the Utah Attorney General’s Office in Salt Lake City. Read his book, The Third Opinion, and you will know why. Don’t ask him to: Watch reality TV or listen to any of that android-surfer pop on the radio.

Litigation

G. Gray Wilson Wilson, Helms and Cartledge | Winston-Salem Douglas B. Abrams Abrams & Abrams PA | Raleigh T. Jonathan Adams Hamilton Moon Stephens Steele & Martin PLLC | Charlotte D. Erik Albright Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP | Greensboro David Allen Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP | Charlotte Mark E. Anderson McGuireWoods LLP | Raleigh Douglas P. Arthurs Arthurs & Foltz | Gastonia Janet Ward Black Ward Black Law PA | Greensboro Daniel G. Cahill Poyner Spruill LLP | Raleigh Andrew Chamberlin Ellis & Winters LLP | Greensboro Barry S. Cobb Yates, McLamb & Weyher LLP | Raleigh Thomas W. Dickinson Rawls, Dickinson & Scheer PA | Charlotte Alan Duncan Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP | Greensboro Richard Ellis Ellis & Winters LLP | Raleigh Douglas W. Ey Jr. McGuireWoods LLP | Charlotte Robert Fuller Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson PA | Charlotte James Gale Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP | Raleigh Sally Geib Goodrich Corp. | Charlotte Christopher Graebe Graebe Hanna & Welborn PLLC | Raleigh David Hamilton Hamilton Moon Stephens Steele & Martin PLLC | Charlotte Dan M. Hartzog Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP | Raleigh Bret P. Holmes Wells Fargo & Co. | Charlotte John Alan Jones Martin & Jones PLLC | Raleigh James H. Kelly Jr. Kilpatrick Stockton LLP | Winston-Salem James M. Kimzey Brevard Trisha L. Lawson Bank of America Corp. | Charlotte E. Hardy Lewis Blanchard, Miller, Lewis & Styers PA | Raleigh Robert B. Long Jr. Long, Parker, Warren, Anderson & Payne PA | Asheville Michael T. Medford Manning, Fulton & Skinner PA | Raleigh Gary Murphy Dozier, Miller, Pollard & Murphy, LLP | Charlotte Greg Murphy Moore & Van Allen PLLC | Charlotte Leslie O’Toole Ellis & Winters LLP | Raleigh Raymond E. Owens Jr. K&L Gates LLP | Charlotte Stephen W. Petersen Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP | Raleigh Jim W. Phillips Jr. Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP | Greensboro William C. Robinson Robinson Elliott & Smith | Charlotte Donna Renfrow Rutala Young Moore and Henderson PA | Raleigh Jonathan Sasser Ellis & Winters LLP | Cary Anthony G. Scheer Rawls, Dickinson & Scheer PA | Charlotte Mack Sperling Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP | Greensboro Benjamin N. Thompson Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP | Raleigh Samuel G. Thompson Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan LLP | Raleigh Mark Vasco Alston & Bird LLP | Charlotte Jonathan Vogel McGuireWoods LLP | Charlotte Lee M. Whitman Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP | Raleigh Lonnie B. Williams Sr. Marshall, Williams & Gorham LLP | Wilmington Fred M. Wood Jr. Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP | Charlotte David C. Wright III Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson PA | Charlotte