Fox Rothschild LLP

Fox Rothschild LLP is a national law firm with 950 attorneys practicing in 26 offices coast to coast. We’ve been serving clients for more than a century, and we’ve been climbing the ranks of the nation’s largest firms for many years, according to both The Am Law 100 and The National Law Journal.

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has recently addressed the availability of immunity doctrines to state Magistrates.  In Wynn v. Frederick and Great American Insurance Company, the Court addressed issues relating to both sovereign immunity and judicial immunity. The facts are not complicated.  The plaintiff rented a home to his sister and her son.  The son suffered from severe mental health issues and also had been diagnosed with substance abuse disorders.  When the son…
The return to normalcy continues. Back in March 2021, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued guidelines for when in-person oral arguments could be scheduled. Then, earlier this month, our Supreme Court returned to in-person oral arguments. Now, the Court of Appeals is letting its old guidelines expire as pre-pandemic procedures return. Yesterday, the Court issued a press release announcing this good news. But the Court noted that it’s also keeping some of its…