Laura E. Dean is an associate in the Raleigh office of the firm. Laura has been practicing civil defense litigation since graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law in 2009. After graduating law school, Laura was an associate in the New York, New York office of an international law firm. There, she defended corporations and municipalities in high-exposure casualty claims, including claims arising from alleged violations of the New York State Labor Laws. Laura also represented businesses and individuals in New Jersey courts.
In 2012, Laura returned to Chapel Hill, North Carolina and joined the firm. Since, Laura has represented businesses and individuals in state and federal courts throughout North Carolina. Laura focuses her practice on professional liability defense, insurance coverage matters, bad faith litigation, and other business disputes. Laura also has experience handling construction defect litigation and personal injury claims.
Articles, Presentations, and Publications
- Staring Down the Barrel: Responding to ‘Shotgun’ Complaints in Asbestos Litigation, NCADA’s The Resource, October 2017
Most Recent Posts
The Resource, a publication of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, recently published an article by Laura Dean. “Staring Down the Barrel: Responding to ‘Shotgun’ Complaints in Asbestos Litigation” discusses the implications of “shotgun” complaints in asbestos litigation cases.… Read More
NC Court of Appeals Holds that a Client May Use a Violation of the Rule 1.8 of the Rules of… Read More
Laura Dean has been hired as an associate at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law), one of the largest law firms in North Carolina.… Read More