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Norris Arden Adams II

Practice areas:

Employee Benefits, Employment & Labor, Construction & Development

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Employee Benefits: 80%
  2. Construction & Development: 10%
  3. Employment & Labor: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Zachary David Jackson

    Norris Adams is an outstanding attorney. He is highly respected nationwide in the areas of ERISA/employee benefits and construction law. He has received countless awards for his accomplishments in these areas of law.

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Contact Info

Essex Richards, P.A.

1701 South Blvd
Charlotte, NC, 28203-4727

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NCActive200407/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Rated PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super Lawyer - ERISA/Employee BenefitsSuper Lawyers Business Edition2015
Super Lawyer - ERISA/Employee BenefitsNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2015
Super Lawyer - ERISA/Employee BenefitsNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2014
Rising Star - ERISA/Employee BenefitsNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2013
Legal Elite - Young GunsBusiness North Carolina2013
Rising Star - ERISA/Employee BenefitsNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2012
Legal Elite - Young GunsBusiness North Carolina2012
Legal Elite - Young GunsBusiness North Carolina2011
Legal Elite - ConstructionBusiness North Carolina2011
Legal Elite - ConstructionBusiness North Carolina2010
The Order of the BarristersWake Forest University Law FacultyN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerEssex Richards, P.A.2005 - Present
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia2004 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
North Carolina Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Mecklenburg County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Mecklenburg County Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Justice Bobbitt Inn of CourtN/AN/A
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeN/AN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Thompson Reuters (Inside the Minds)Protecting Retirees' Health Care Benefits2015
Lawyers Mutual Risk PerspectiveNew Supreme Court Ruling Affects SOL in ERISA Employee Benefit Claims2014
Charlotte Business JournalSupreme Court Ruling Limits Lawsuits Over Benefits2014
NC Advocates for JusticeNew Supreme Court Ruling Affects SOL in ERISA Employee Benefit Claims2013
ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section publicationChallenging the Reliability and Import of Independent Medical Reviews in the Wake of Glenn v. Met Life2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Campbell UniversityGovernment/HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
17th National Advanced Forum on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims (Philadelphia)Vocational Issues2015
NCAJ Disbursements 2014 (Raleigh)ERISA Liens2014
NCAJ Disbursements 2014 (Greensboro)ERISA Liens2014
7th National Forum on ERISA Litigation (Chicago)Selected Issues in Benefit Claims Litigation2014
6th National Forum on ERISA Litigation (New York)Accidental Death & Dismemberment Claims2013
5th National Forum on ERISA Litigation (New York)Plaintiff's Perspective on ERISA Benefit Claim Issues2012