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Adam S. Hocutt

About me

When I take on a case, I treat your issue as if it’s my own. Whether it’s a business dispute,  insurance claim, or litigation matter, I strive to demonstrate personal care and attention to detail that goes unmatched by other lawyers. In an effort to provide the highest level of legal representation to all clients, I am selective about the cases I take and structure my practice to focus on quality service rather than having a large quantity of clients. Because I manage my caseload carefully, my clients receive a timely response when they contact me and other lawyers know that I am prepared to take any matter all the way through trial if necessary.

I enjoy serving as the “go-to” counsel for many businesses as well as individuals and always seek to provide representation that is both practical and efficient. One of the most rewarding parts of my practice involves serving as a Superior Court Mediator to help parties and their legal counsel obtain resolutions to complicated and emotional disputes.

You won’t see me on a television commercial or billboard. My business comes from client referrals, and that’s the way I like it.

Practice areas

Litigation

  • Real estate disputes
  • Breach of Contract
  • Business and financial disputes
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Fraud and business torts
  • Automobile dealership defense

Mediation & Arbitration 

Appeals

Church law

Personal injury

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Airplane accidents
  • Wrongful death
  • Medical malpractice
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Defective products

Professional activities & awards

Awards and recognition

  • 10.0 rating – Avvo
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2018 – 2020)
  • Legal Elite in Litigation (2016-2018)  – Business North Carolina
  • “Top 40 Under 40” – The National Trial Lawyers
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Law Clerk to Justice Mark Martin, former Chief Justice at Supreme Court of North Carolina
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Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • 26th Judicial District
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

Education

  • J.D., 2009, Wake Forest University School of Law, cum laude
    – Editor-in-Chief, Wake Forest Law Review (2008-2009)
    – Moot Court Champion
  • B.A., 2006, Wake Forest University, cum laude
    – William Louis Poteat Scholar

Civic involvement

  • Eastern Hills Baptist Church
  • Bar Leadership Institute – 2013