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
It was in March of 2017 when we began construction to expand our firm space to make room for the increase in attorneys and added demand for meeting space. With that project now complete, our office houses open common areas, treadmill workstations, and additional...read more
On November 9th, Sara Lincoln was a guest presenter at a seminar hosted by North Carolina Advocates for Justice (“NCAJ”) entitled “Help Me Help You: A view from Insurance Adjusters and Defense Counsel.” Sara was asked to draw on her extensive...read more
On November 3rd, Lincoln Derr attorney Sara Lincoln, joined by American College of Trial Lawyers Fellows Dan McClamb, Tamura Coffey, and Reid Phillips presented to Legal Aid Lawyers of North Carolina as part of the 2017 Legal Services Task Force Training program. Sara...read more
Lincoln Derr has been chosen to be recognized in the 24th Edition of Best Lawyers in America. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are decided based on a submission process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leaders in...read more
A few weeks ago as we all watched the third devasting storm of September approach Puerto Rico, we learned that Lincoln Derr attorney Maria Ortiz’s fiancé Cecilia Echeandia’s family was in the path of Hurricane Maria. The Lincoln Derr team immediately...read more
On Tuesday, October 10th, Lincoln Derr’s Labor and Employment and Construction practice group members participated as exhibitors during the Charlotte Business Journal Small Biz Connect Event and Expo. The event was attended by Charlotte small business owners seeking...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.