R. Palmer Sugg
Practice Areas

Litigation in State and Federal Courts
Appellate Practice
Mediation and Arbitration
Governmental Relations
Administrative Law

Palmer Sugg represents business entities and individuals in all aspects of litigation.  Believing strategy and tactics to be of equal importance, Mr. Sugg works with clients, and other members of the firm, to develop and implement litigation plans that fulfill the objectives of our clients.  Having tried cases before judges and juries throughout central and eastern North Carolina, Mr. Sugg brings to each case the insight and skill gained over twenty years of courtroom experience.  Mr. Sugg also understands the benefits of, and guides clients through, court-ordered as well as voluntary forms of alternative dispute resolution.  In fact, as an experienced arbitrator and with certification by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission to conduct mediated settlement conferences in Superior Court cases, Mr. Sugg often acts as a mediator or arbitrator to resolve disputes in which the parties are represented by other lawyers or firms in North Carolina. 


Campbell University (B.A., 1985)
Campbell University (J.D. 1989)

Bar Admissions
State of North Carolina
Eastern District of North Carolina
Middle District of North Carolina
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Selected Professional and Civic Activities
Certified Mediator
"Tiger Woods, Ken Lewis, and the Mafia: A Primer in Ethics" (March, 2010  and April, 2010)
Member, North Carolina Rules Review Commission (1998-2001)
Director, Bald Head Island Club (2003-2007)
Director, Raleigh Racquet Club (2000-2006)
President, Raleigh Racquet Club (2004-2005)

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