The North Carolina Business Court recently clarified its guidelines, confirming that counterclaims can be the basis for a designation. However, attorneys wishing to pursue such a designation must first follow certain procedures.

Ron Davis, a veteran litigator in the N.C. Business Court, recently discussed the court’s clarification of its designation process with North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.

“The bottom line is that after this ruling, no one should sit around and wait if you think you should be in Business Court,” Davis tells N.C. Lawyers Weekly.

Ron Davis has 30 years of experience as a business trial lawyer, concentrating his practice in North Carolina state and federal courts. He has represented billion-dollar public companies in the construction aggregate, financial services, broker/dealer, restaurant/hospitality, microprocessor and natural gas transmission sectors. He regularly prosecutes and defends lawsuits for middle market business clients, in a wide range of business sectors. In addition, Mr. Davis has defended other attorneys who have been sued and represented attorneys involved in law firm dissolutions.