Ellis & Winters attorneys have experience across the spectrum of business litigation. We have handled complex business cases, such as corporate control disputes, securities matters, antitrust cases, franchise disputes, and telecommunications matters. In addition, we have litigated a wide variety of cases that involve alleged breaches of contract, fraud, and unfair trade practices. Our attorneys have experience removing cases to federal court, or to the recently expanded North Carolina business court, and litigating them to a conclusion. We have experience before state and federal administrative agencies, as well as such arbitral tribunals as the AAA, NASD, NYSE, and ICC.
The firm's lawyers have been called upon in some of the most noteworthy disputes and transactions in North Carolina and across the United States. The business community has taken notice, naming over half of the firm’s lawyers to prestigious honors such as the 2017 publication of The Best Lawyers in America®, Business North Carolina’s 2017 Legal Elite, and the 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine. Several of our lawyers have been recognized in Benchmark Litigation’s 2017 list of “litigation stars” and ranked highly in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016. The firm has been honored with recognition for its legal practice based upon the feedback given by clients, peers, and the business community. In 2014 and 2015, Benchmark Litigation named Ellis & Winters the "North Carolina Law Firm of the Year." Additionally, the firm's litigation practice was given a ranking of “highly recommended” by Benchmark Litigation, a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking for several practice areas in U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Best Law Firms®,” and high ratings in Chambers USA.