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Randy Adams

t: 252.972.7094

Randy represents companies and individuals in the tort liability arena with an emphasis in transportation, health care and product liability.


Randy has been trying cases in North Carolina since 1990, and has tried cases to jury verdicts in ten counties as well as the Federal District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina. He represents trucking and other transportation companies, working with the companies and their insurance carriers in defense of liability claims. He has extensive experience in dealing with catastrophic injuries and is frequently retained to manage the investigation of serious accidents prior to suit being filed. He also represents businesses in a wide range of commercial disputes, and is a certified mediator.

Randy is the firm’s delegate to the USLAW Network’s Transportation Litigation practice group.

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Wayne State University Law School, JD, 1984

Miami University, BA, 1981

+Notable Accomplishments

AV® rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2004 – present

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in Insurance Law, 2010,  2013-2017, 2021, 2023.

+Professional & Community Activities

Member, ABOTA – American Board of Trial Advocates

Member, Eastern North Carolina Inn Court

Former Board Chairman, Rocky Mount Academy

North Carolina Bar Association

American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

Elder, First Presbyterian Church of Rocky Mount

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