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
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
Today I attended the Care Ring Hope for Community Health Annual Luncheon as the guest of Michelle Spak (Associate General Counsel for Duke Energy Corporation and Care Ring Board Member). “Care Ring is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing preventive health...read more
Like the Dingo, great trial teams identify, cultivate and potentiate individual talent. Each member is aware of, and accountable for, their own responsibilities. Strategy is well-planned and practiced.read more
On Thursday, October 5th, Lincoln Derr Attorney Gwendolyn Lewis had the privilege of sitting on a panel at Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology addressing a group of more than sixty (60) high school students. Ms. Lewis was joined on the panel by three other...read more
Business litigation takes a significant amount of time and money. In most instances, litigating a business divorce through a verdict at trial runs counter to a business’s profitability goals. However, there are notable exceptions in which a business will benefit from litigation during a business divorce.read more
We are proud to announce that founding attorney Sara Lincoln has been selected as an American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) Fellow–one of the greatest honors for trial lawyers practicing in North America. Last weekend, Sara and her husband traveled to Montreal,...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.