“After 24 years as a lawyer and eight years at a woman-helmed law firm, Lincoln knows female trial lawyers are the minority.”
Trica Derr Named "Lawyer of the Year" in the 26th Edition of Best Lawyers in America - Professional Malpractice Law Defendants
Gwendolyn W. Lewis included in the 2019 Leaders in the Law list by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly
“My own standards for success don’t stop in the four walls of my office; I want to create an impact where impact is needed, and I will continue to serve and lead in capacities that allow me the opportunity to do just that.”
The Lincoln Derr Advantage
Click the video below to hear more about our firms primary differentiators explained by founders Sara Lincoln & Tricia Derr.
Recent News & Articles
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HAS BEEN HARD AT WORK.Right on the heels of its Final Rule on Overtime, the DOL just issued its Final Rule on Joint Employer Status. What does that mean for you, Average Joe Employer? Maybe nothing. However, if you’re an...
Anyone having trouble remembering to write “2020”? Even though you know it’s coming, that’s one New Year’s change that never ceases to catch people by surprise. Just as you can count on having to scribble through the errant “2019” for the next few weeks, employers can count on a flurry of new employment laws and regulations to trip them up in this year’s first few weeks.
Let’s ring in the new calendar year with a couple of new laws employers should expect to encounter in early 2020:
Lincoln Derr is proud to announce that Gwendolyn W. Lewis and Kathleen (“Kathi”) Lucchesi have been named as honorees of "Business North Carolina's Legal Elite" by Business North Carolina Magazine. Ms. Lewis was listed as a 2020 Young Gun and Ms. Lucchesi was listed...
Hot coffee, surgical conflicts of interest — these are (some of) our favorite stories from a decade of courtroom victories. It’s been a decade since Sara Lincoln and Tricia Derr founded our law firm, Lincoln Derr. In that time, they’ve built a team of attorneys and paralegals. They’ve moved offices, brought on new clients and cases, and done more than their fair share of time in the courtroom.
All of that time and effort has led to no shortage of stories.
Giving back to our community is a core value deeply rooted in the Lincoln Derr culture. The charitable organizations we support through our Gift of Giving initiative are near and dear to our hearts, but the giving does not end there.
TIPS TO KEEP EMPLOYERS OFF OF THE “NAUGHTY” LIST
It’s an oldie, but a goodie – the lawyer Christmas card invoking dry legal-speak without overpromising – and just more support for the notion that lawyers truly are the fun police. While I’m not here to set
Meet The Team
Heather Fuller, a seasoned litigator with extensive federal experience, has handled cases in courts across the United States. Her innovative approach to each case, coupled with her sound judgment and ability to solve complex problems, makes her a strong advocate for her client.