Katie M. Iams

Katie Iams practices in the area of commercial litigation, with a particular focus on mortgage, banking, and financial services litigation.  In addition, she works with clients in disputes involving contractual claims arising from a variety of business relationships; business torts, including fraud, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, and unfair and deceptive trade practices; and claims involving covenants not to compete, trade secrets, and non-solicitation agreements.  She also advises clients regarding commercial lease disputes involving summary ejectment actions, UCC issues and other commercial real estate matters.

Ms. Iams is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

While at the University of Georgia, Ms. Iams was a Notes Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and also was a teaching assistant at the Terry College of Business.

Latest Articles

Today, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued an opinion holding that no cause of action exists against a lender for negligent underwriting of a real estate loan.  Fazzari v. Infinity Partners, LLC, COA13-1303 (N.C. Ct. App. Aug. 5, 2014).  The decision affirms and strengthens the doctrine that lenders do not generally owe fiduciary duties to their borrowers for acts taken within the normal debtor-creditor relationship. …