George R. Ragsdale Named A Fellow Of The Litigation Counsel Of America

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Wed Sep 09 2009

Ragsdale Liggett PLLC ( has announced that George R. Ragsdale, a senior partner and a founding member of the firm, has been named a Fellow of The Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society established to reflect the new face of the American bar. Membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. The purpose of the LCA is to recognize deserving, experienced and highly qualified trial and appellate lawyers; to provide an outlet for scholarly authorship of legal articles on trial and litigation practice; to provide additional sources for professional development; to promote superior advocacy and ethical standards in the practice of law; to assist in community involvement by its membership; and to advance a superior judiciary by taking relevant positions on issues or legislation affecting judicial compensation and/or benefits, as well as those affecting the American litigation processes. Fellows are selected after being evaluated on effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation and trial work, along with ethical reputation.

Ragsdale has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, Who’s Who in American Law, The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and has a lifetime membership in the National Registry of Who’s Who. He enjoys the prestigious designation as a Diplomate of the National College of State Trial Judges and has been a recipient of numerous awards, among them the North Carolina Distinguished Citizens Award. Practicing in a wide range of areas, including complex business litigation, real estate and administrative law, Ragsdale’s civil practice encompasses many phases of litigation, including an extensive trial and motion practice, discovery, writs, appeals, arbitrations and mediations. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in North Carolina, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States and has appeared in litigation in a number of foreign countries.

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"It is a tremendous honor to be named a Fellow in this highly selective, invitation only organization," said Ragsdale.

About Ragsdale Liggett PLLC:
The law firm of Ragsdale Liggett PLLC is comprised of lawyers with extensive legal expertise across a broad range of practice areas, as well as experienced non-lawyer professionals. Known for their innovations in the arena of corporate law, real estate and complex litigation, Ragsdale Liggett lawyers are equipped to handle all of the legal needs of businesses including formation, day-to-day business counseling, acquisition, disposition, merger and dissolution of companies ranging in size from small local businesses to national financial institutions and large international insurance conglomerates. The diverse real estate practice group at Ragsdale Liggett handles a wide variety of real estate transactions, from residential purchases and sales to all aspects of commercial real estate development, including entity formation, final project completion, complex public and private bond financing transactions, and the privatization of university student housing. Since its formation in 1972, the firm has developed an extraordinary reputation in the area of civil litigation and has enjoyed significant courtroom successes ranging from state and federal courts to the United States Supreme Court in areas with far-reaching implications, such as insurance/reinsurance coverage disputes, shareholder derivative actions, ERISA disputes, professional negligence defense, accountants liability actions, catastrophic personal injury defense and complex construction disputes. In 2008, the firm formally established a lobbying and government relations group comprised of both lawyer and non-lawyer professionals which represents client interests before the North Carolina General Assembly, the executive branch and various state agencies. For more information, please call (919) 787-5200 or view the firm's Web site at

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