Jack is ardent in his pursuit of the best possible resolution on behalf of his clients in the fields of municipal, employment and medical malpractice law. After nearly a decade of practicing law, Jack employs a client-centric approach so as to minimize risk before litigation arises. However, should litigation prove inevitable, Jack is experienced in representing clients before administrative agencies, state courts, federal courts and professional administrative or licensing boards. His experience and results are described below.
Defense of Municipalities
Jack has extensive experience in representing municipalities in a variety of matters, including police and governmental liability, employment claims, prisoner suits, land use issues, and impact fee challenges. He has worked with a number of different municipalities in North Carolina, and assists municipal officials, board members and their local counsel in either resolving or litigating claims as the need arises.
Defense of Employers
Jack’s employment practice includes representation of both private and public-sector employers against claims of wrongful termination, retaliation and alleged violations of Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, and REDA (other claims under EPLI policies). He has been successful in obtaining favorable results for clients before administrative agencies, such as the EEOC and the NCDOL, as well as in federal court.
Defense of Medical Professionals
Jack also defends licensed medical practitioners against claims of professional negligence and malpractice made by former patients. Since he began practicing law, Jack has represented a variety of physicians, including surgeons, oncologists, anesthesiologists, nephrologists, internists, and family practitioners in both state and federal court as well as before professional licensing and/or administrative boards.
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Cranfill Sumner LLP today announced that Robert El-Jaouhari (Raleigh), Jake Stewart (Charlotte), and Jack Wright (Charlotte) have been named partners in the firm.… Read More
Throughout the year, Cranfill Sumner LLP’s attorneys work diligently to bring the most up-to-date information on North Carolina legal updates… Read More
In a recent opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in which… Read More
Attorneys and staff members of Cranfill Sumner LLP volunteered to perform bar candidate interviews for the NC Board of Law Examiners prior to the July 2022 bar exam.… Read More
Attorneys from Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law) participated in the Oct. 21 Fall Symposium for the Charlotte International Arbitration Society (CIAS) Virtual War Room on Hybrid and Virtual Arbitrations. The continuing education conference provided best practices for dispute resolution processes and for handling evidence and proceedings in hybrid and virtual international mediations and arbitrations.… Read More
Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law) today announced that Jack Wright has received an AV® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Wright is based… Read More
Mica Nguyen Worthy, Jack Wright and Melanie Huffines have been elected to serve on the board of directors for the Charlotte International Arbitration Society (CIAS). The elections were held during the CIAS 2021 Virtual Board Retreat on February 5, 2021.… Read More
In a recent opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granting correctional… Read More
Cranfill Sumner LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that John “Jack” Wright has joined its Charlotte office as an associate attorney. He focuses his practice in the areas of employment and municipal law. … Read More