Natalie Potter Coaches at Heart of a Woman Conference

On Wednesday October 23, Natalie Potter, an attorney with Essex Richards, served as a business coach in the area of trademark law at The Heart of a Woman conference, hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte. The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte has been conducting the conference for three years, and Natalie was thrilled to be invited to participate …

GateHouse Media and Fayetteville Observer Win 2-Year Battle to Unseal Files in Abuse Case

Originally published by The Media Law Resource Center, October, 2019. By Jonathan E. Buchan On September 13, 2019, the two-year battle by GateHouse Media and The Fayetteville Observer to unseal a North Carolina state court civil file ended with the court-ordered unsealing of every document in the file, redacting only the identities of the three juvenile plaintiffs who had brought claims of …

Attorney Natalie Potter Serves as Business Coach

On Wednesday October 23, Natalie Potter, an attorney with Essex Richards, served as a business coach in the area of trademark law at The Heart of a Woman conference, hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte. The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte has been conducting the conference for three years, and Natalie was thrilled to be invited to participate …

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Essex Richards ERISA Litigation Team Earns National Recognition

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have named Essex Richards to their 2020 list of “Best Law Firms” in America. The firm received a national ranking and metropolitan rankings in several practice areas. For the fourth year in a row, Essex Richards earned a national ranking for its ERISA Litigation practice. ERISA (which stands for the Employee Retirement Security Income Act of …

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Natalie Potter to Coach at Heart of a Woman Conference

Essex Richards attorney Natalie Potter will participate at the upcoming Women’s Business Center of Charlotte’s conference, The Heart of a Woman on October 23. Natalie will serve as a legal business coach to women in the Charlotte community. The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte (CBCC) empowers women with the tools needed to establish businesses, stabilize their companies, generate sustainable profits, …

Partner Jonathan Buchan Quoted by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly

Partner Jon Buchan was quoted recently in a Lawyers Weekly article, “File of Sex Assault Lawsuit Against Businessman Must Be Unsealed.” The article discusses implications of the December 18, 2018 decision by the North Carolina Court of Appeals that ruled for Essex Richards’ client The Fayetteville Observer and reversed a Superior Court Judge’s sealing of the entire court file in a civil case …

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Attorney Natalie Potter Becomes Certified Master Gardener

Essex Richards Attorney Natalie Potter recently completed her certification as an Extention Master Gardener.  To gain the certification, Natalie attended two classes a week for ten weeks, and then volunteered for forty hours as a resource to the community on horticultural topics. The Extension Master Gardener Program is a volunteer program with the primary purpose of sharing safe, effective, and sustainable gardening …

Business North Carolina Names 7 Essex Richards Attorneys to 2016 Legal Elite

Essex Richards, P.A. is pleased to announced that Business North Carolina magazine has named 7 firm attorneys to its 2016 list of “Legal Elite.” In addition to these lawyers being honored, Partner Rob Blair was named to the Legal Elite Hall of Fame, where he joins Essex Richards lawyers Lou Lesesne (Employment, 2007) and Renee Hughes (Employment, 2012). An attorney is included in the Legal Elite …