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.

My law license declares I am an attorney and counselor at law, and I take my role as a counselor very seriously. I work tirelessly to ensure my clients have all the facts and law to make the best decision for themselves or their business. If a client’s path leads us to a courtroom, I ensure the judge and jury have the relevant facts and law necessary to make the correct decision.

These have been my guiding principles since I first began practicing law.  In my first year of practice, I was appointed by a judge to represent a client who was charged with a Class “C” felony.  The client was an older gentleman who faced the prospect of spending the remainder of his life in prison.  The evidence against him was significant, but he refused to go down without a fight.  I was appointed to the case with the understanding it was a lost cause, but would be good experience for me.  At trial, I highlighted the shaky credibility of the State’s witnesses, and the jury returned a verdict of “not guilty.”

I have continued to put these principles into practice throughout my career.  I handle matters ranging from contract and real-estate disputes to defamation and products liability claims.  Whether for individuals, small businesses or large corporations, I guide my clients through the litigation process with full knowledge of the risks involved and an eye towards the most comprehensive resolution.

704.831.3520 (Office)
866.393.6043 (Fax)

Education

  • North Carolina State University – B.A. History; 2003, cum laude
  • Campbell University School of Law – J.D. 2009, cum laude

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina State Courts
  • Virginia State Courts
  • Western District of North Carolina
  • Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Chair, Communications Committee, 2019
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Vice-Chair, Communications Committee, 2018
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Communications Committee, 2017
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Chair, 2016-2017
  • North Carolina Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Listed Civil Litigation – Defense (2020)
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Listed Civil Litigation – Defense (2019)

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, North Carolinians Against Gun Violence, 2017

Publications

  • Interim Relief and International Commercial Arbitration in North Carolina: Where We Are and Where We Should be Looking, 30 Campbell L. Rev. 389 (2008)
Jeremy's Featured News & Podcasts
September 20, 2021
Did you get my email? Let’s talk about Powell v. Cartret
By Jeremy Sugg

Did you get my email? Let’s talk about Powell v. Cartret. An unpublished opinion from the Court of Appeals often garners little attention. The fact it is unpublished means it is not “controlling legal authority”. The Court’s refusal to make it a published […]

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April 27, 2021
Breach of Fiduciary Duty in North Carolina
By Jeremy Sugg

No Harm, No Foul: Are actual damages required to punish a breach of fiduciary duty in North Carolina? Claims for breach of fiduciary duty are common in business and commercial litigation. Such claims seek redress when officers, directors, managers and others […]

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April 17, 2020
Are you Covered for Business Interruption Losses due to COVID-19?
By Jeremy Sugg

Many small businesses in North Carolina are wondering if they will survive the temporary closures or other losses required by Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Stay at Home Order. In an effort to survive, businesses are rightfully applying for government stimulus programs […]

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