Lincoln Derr was Created by Client Demand. It began in a rustic courtroom in rural North Carolina. The stakes were high and the attorneys on the other side were nationally known and well-respected. We had an uphill battle, a very difficult case and a client who rested his fate in our hands.
Transforming Client Service Through Technology
We use our progressive technology platform to translate legal into logical. It enhances our ability to connect with our clients and for our clients. The firm’s commitment to innovation results in added value, effective problem solving and reduced costs to clients.
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A Custom Approach to Your Legal Needs
We recognize your legal needs are unique. From start to finish, your priorities form the foundation of our representation and guide our strategic thinking. Our solutions are tailored to fit your definition of success.
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The Lincoln Derr Advantage
Recent News & Articles
Hurricane Relief Campaign at the National Association of Minority and Women-Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF”) Annual Meeting
Lincoln Derr will attend the 2017 NAMWOLF Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo in New York September 17- 20. NAMWOLF’s Annual Meeting provides Lincoln Derr an opportunity to connect with minority and women-owned law firms from across the nation. The event’s...read more
Congratulations to Tricia Derr and Sara Lincoln for being recognized by their peers and named to 24th Edition list of the Best Lawyers In America© in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice – Defendants and Professional Malpractice – Defendants. Since it...read more
Congratulations to Maria Ortiz for being elected as the incoming Chair of the Young Lawyers’ Division (YLD) Membership Committee. Maria accepted the position at the Mecklenburg County Bar YLD Annual Meeting held in June. The YLD Membership Committee...read more
Pro bono service to North Carolina residents, through the NCBA, is soon to become even more accessible for North Carolina attorneys! Underway is a 2017-18 NCBA task force for the launch of a Free Legal Answers program (“FLA Program”). This program is designed to...read more
Lincoln Derr Attorneys Named To North Carolina Bar Association (“NCBA”) Young Lawyers’ Division Committee Leadership
Congratulations to Kevin Pratt Kevin was recently named co-chair of the Wellness Committee for the 2017-18 NCBA Young Lawyers’ Division (“YLD”).The Wellness Committee is charged with educating and motivating attorneys to stay healthy in mind, body, and spirit. Health...read more
When developing impeachment, wall off all exit points and secure them well in advance, or you might be the one getting “schooled.”read more
Meet The Team
Sara R. Lincoln
Problem solving is what we are good at, whether that requires a courtroom or not. We are fighters by nature which allows us to put our clients in the best position possible for a favorable outcome.
Jeremy Sugg is a uniquely talented lawyer dedicated to solving problems in the most efficient and comprehensive manner, whether at the deal table or in the courtroom, for clients ranging from individuals to national corporations.
Maria D. Ortiz
Maria Ortiz is an experienced bilingual litigator with a diverse background. She has litigated cases in federal and state courts; a fighter by nature who takes pride in representing health care professionals, hospital systems and physician practice groups.
Gwendolyn W. Lewis
Gwendolyn Lewis is a trial attorney, representing individuals, healthcare professionals, and companies in a wide variety of legal and risk management matters. She has an employment law, trial skills, and nonprofit higher education background.