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Norris Arden Adams II

Employee benefits Attorney at Charlotte, NC

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State NC
    Acquired 2004
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Norris

Learn Norris’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Employee benefits
    40%
    Norris handles virtually all employee benefit claims that arise under ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act), including LTD, STD, medical and health benefit claims, life insurance claims, AD&D claims, retirement and pension benefit claims.

  2. Insurance
    40%
    Norris handles long-term disability (LTD), short-term disability (STD) (whether through your employer or private insurance), health benefit claims, medical coverage denials, life insurance claims, and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) claims.

  3. Class action
    10%

  4. Health insurance
    5%

  5. Life insurance
    5%

Location

Essex Richards, P.A.
1701 South Blvd
Charlotte, NC, 28203-4727

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | June 29, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Attorney
Mr. Adams is an excellent attorney. He is very knowledgeable and talented in his field of practice and was very attentive to all aspects of my case. I felt very secure throughout the process with him and his staff working as my representatives. Mr. Adams was very detailed oriented and understands the insurance companies very well. He is also kind and understanding. Mr. Adams explained the steps and process we would be going through. He and his staff always kept me informed and were available to answer any question that arose. I had talked with other attorneys and I found none that could compare to Mr. Adams. I highly recommend Mr. Adams if you are looking for the best attorney available.
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Posted by John | February 24, 2015
If you want the best ,go see Mr.Adams you will not be disappointed
to most people ,using the word honest and lawyer in the same sentence one would never do so due to unscrupulous attorneys. Mr Adams ,has handled a difficult long term disability case and did an exemplary job ,not just because he won it for me but the loyalty and dedication behind the attorney . Most attorneys are hungry for money ,Norris was straightforward on how the expenses would be and lead me to make an educated choice about using him . He is a lawyer ,friend ,lifeline any positive word that you could conjure up Norris is . Forget the rest go to the best .
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Posted by anonymous | February 16, 2015
Excellent Experience
After going through a bad and expensive experience with a local attorney thank goodness we connected with Norris Adams. He was very helpful and knowledgeable and helped us settle our case in a timely fashion. I felt that he was on our side all the way and willing to do whatever it took to help us. I appreciate all he did and would not hesitate at all to engage him in the future.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Essex Richards, P.A.
  • 2010 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Essex Richards, P.A.
  • 2005 - 2010
  • Judicial Law Clerk
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • 2004 - 2005

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • Campbell University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001

Associations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Mecklenburg County Trial Lawyers Association
  • N/A
  • Justice Bobbitt Inn of Court
  • N/A
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America - ERISA Litigation
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America - Employee Benefits
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America - ERISA Litigation
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America - Employee Benefits
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • 2018
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers - ERISA/Employee Benefits
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2018
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers - ERISA/Employee Benefits
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2017
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers - ERISA/Employee Benefits
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2016
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers - ERISA/Employee Benefits
  • Thompson Reuters
  • 2015
  • Business Super Lawyers - ERISA/Employee Benefits
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2015
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers - ERISA/Employee Benefits
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2014
  • Distinguished Political Science Alumnus
  • Campbell University
  • 2013
  • NC Legal Elite - Young Guns
  • Business North Carolina
  • 2013
  • NC Super Lawyers Rising Stars - ERISA/Employee Benefits
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2013
  • NC Super Lawyers Rising Stars - ERISA/Employee Benefits
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2012
  • NC Legal Elite - Young Guns
  • Business North Carolina
  • 2012
  • NC Legal Elite - Young Guns
  • Business North Carolina
  • 2011
  • NC Legal Elite - Construction
  • Business North Carolina
  • 2011
  • NC Legal Elite - Construction
  • Business North Carolina
  • 2010
  • AV Rated Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
  • The Order of the Barristers
  • Wake Forest University School of Law Faculty
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Thompson Reuters (Inside the Minds)
  • Protecting Retirees' Health Care Benefits
  • 2015
  • Lawyers Mutual Risk Perspective
  • New Supreme Court Ruling Affects SOL in ERISA Employee Benefit Claims
  • 2014
  • Charlotte Business Journal
  • Supreme Court Ruling Limits Lawsuits Over Benefits
  • 2014
  • NC Advocates for Justice
  • New Supreme Court Ruling Affects SOL in ERISA Employee Benefit Claims
  • 2013
  • ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section publication
  • Challenging the Reliability and Import of Independent Medical Reviews in the Wake of Glenn v. Met Life
  • 2009
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Speaking Engagements

  • NCAJ Annual Conference
  • Managing Client Expectations, My Greatest Successes
  • 2017
  • Mecklenburg County Bar (Charlotte)
  • Appellate Advocacy: Winning Your Case Through Persuasive Writing
  • 2016
  • 18th National Advanced Forum on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims (Philadelphia)
  • ERISA Statutes of Limitations after Heimeshoff
  • 2016
  • 17th National Advanced Forum on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims (Philadelphia)
  • Vocational Issues
  • 2015
  • NCAJ Disbursements 2014 (Raleigh)
  • ERISA Liens
  • 2014
  • NCAJ Disbursements 2014 (Greensboro)
  • ERISA Liens
  • 2014
  • 7th National Forum on ERISA Litigation (Chicago)
  • Selected Issues in Benefit Claims Litigation
  • 2014
  • 6th National Forum on ERISA Litigation (New York)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Claims
  • 2013
  • 5th National Forum on ERISA Litigation (New York)
  • Plaintiff's Perspective on ERISA Benefit Claim Issues
  • 2012
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Attorney endorsements

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Employee benefits Attorney | Mar 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"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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Charlotte Employee benefits Lawyer Norris Arden Adams II
Norris Arden Adams II
Employee benefits Attorney
Charlotte, NC
Licensed for 19 years