We are sad that Anna J. Averitt has left the firm for an in-house counsel position, and is no longer in private practice. Anna remains available to communicate with the firm regarding matters in progress, and we look forward to the opportunity to continue to provide legal services to Anna’s former clients, and congratulate her on her new position, and wish her well in her new endeavor.
We love Anna and will miss her very much. Anna will remain in Wilmington, NC, in her new employment.
General Litigation Attorney
Anna J. Averitt, born Wilmington, North Carolina, October 13, 1972; admitted to bar, 2000, North Carolina; 2001 US District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina; Education: Rhodes College (B.A. 1994); Campbell University, J.D. 2000; Order of the Barrister; Omicron Delta Kappa.
While in Law School Anna had the distinction of being one of very few persons selected to represent the school in both moot court and trial team competitions. Her trial team reached the regional finals after defeating opponents who represented some of the top law schools in the country. As a result of her work on those teams, Anna was awarded membership into the Order of Barristers, a national honor society recognizing individual law students who excel in oral advocacy and brief writing skills.
Following law school, Anna was a law clerk to the Hon. Sidney S. Eagles, Jr., Chief Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 2000-2001. She has been in private practice since August 2001 and has focused her practice on the areas of Litigation, Municipal Law and Education Law. She has extensive experience in Construction, Zoning, Complex Business, and Tort Litigation, as well as Appellate experience in areas ranging from Real Estate and Zoning Disputes to Domestic matters and Child Support Enforcement. She has argued before the North Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals and tried, either as lead or as second chair, multiple jury trials through to verdict.
Member: New Hanover County and North Carolina Bar Associations; The North Carolina State Bar.
Practice Areas: Commercial and Construction Law, Commercial and Construction Litigation; Complex Litigation; Zoning Litigation; Caveat Proceedings; Municipal Law; Torts , Negligence, Personal Injury; Appeals and Appellate Law; Education Law.