Victoria Bruno (Washington, DC) has more than 15 years of experience in litigating complex commercial disputes. Her wide-ranging practice includes representing major US retailers, manufacturers, and insurers in a variety of business disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, professional malpractice, deceptive trade practices and discrimination. She also has represented companies in responding to reputational attacks by financial publications, NGOs, competitors and former employees/whistleblowers.

Dave Efird (Raleigh/Research Triangle Park, NC) is the former General Counsel of the North Carolina Department of Commerce where he served as a lead negotiator on major economic development projects for the state. At Womble Bond Dickinson, he guides companies seeking to relocate to or expand operations in the Southeast, including site selection and negotiating with the state and local officials on economic development incentives.

Mason Freeman (Winston-Salem, NC) is a trial lawyer who defends manufacturers in product liability litigation across the country in the tobacco and natural gas industries, including cases involving serious injury or wrongful death claims. He also defends manufacturers, real estate developers, and contractors against claims resulting from construction issues, catastrophic events, workplace injuries or fatalities, and OSHA citations.  

Brian Meltzer (Baltimore) practices in the area of corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financing, and general corporate governance. He has experience representing private equity groups, venture capital groups, investors and investment firms, and public and private companies, and his clients range from start-ups to well-established industry leaders.

Matthew Tilley (Charlotte, NC) focuses his practice on the trial and appeal of complex cases, including the defense of class actions.  He represents clients across a number of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, energy, and construction. In addition to commercial litigation, Tilley devotes a substantial portion of his practice to advising education providers in the development and successful operation of their programs as well as compliance with state and federal education laws.  

Katie Zimmerman (Raleigh, NC) is a litigation attorney who focuses on product liability cases. She has represented clients in the tobacco, heating and cooling, chemical, and medical industries. Her practice particularly focuses on developing medical and scientific defenses and preparing expert witnesses for deposition and trial.