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For almost seventeen years, Laurie Biggs has successfully represented small businesses, business owners, farms and farmers, and individuals in a variety of financial matters. Ms. Biggs is a Board-Certified Specialist in Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the North Carolina State Bar and focuses her practices on business and consumer bankruptcy cases, eminent domain/condemnation cases, agricultural law, real estate, estate planning, and tax matters. Ms. Biggs practices in all of the federal and state courts in North Carolina, as well as before arbitration panels, administrative proceedings, and in mediations.

Ms. Biggs has been named as a North Carolina Super Lawyer (2014-2020), one of North Carolina’s Top 50 Women Super Lawyers®, and in 2019, Lawyers Weekly featured Ms. Biggs as one of its Women in Justice. In 2017, Ms. Biggs was one of only six lawyers in the entire state of North Carolina named in Super Lawyers® 2017 Business Edition for Business Bankruptcy.

Ms. Biggs regularly helps business owners restructure financially distressed businesses, represents farms, farmers, and high net worth individuals through chapter 11 and 12 bankruptcy cases, helps individuals file chapter 7 and 13 consumer bankruptcy cases, represents property owners in eminent domain or condemnation cases, and helps businesses and individuals with real estate, estate planning, and tax matters.

Awards
  • 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2014-2020
  • Top 50: Women North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2016-2017, 2019
  • North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Women of Justice, 2019
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2012-2013
  • Super Lawyer in Business Bankruptcy, 2018
  • 2017 Super Women Lawyer, 2017
  • North Carolina Top 50 Women Super Lawyers®, 2016
  • Business North Carolina Young Guns, 2010-2011
  • Legal Elite Top Lawyers Under 40, 2007
  • Legal Elite Bankruptcy, 2007
Certifications
  • North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Board Certified Specialist in Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Law
Education
  • University of Kentucky, J.D., Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law Journal, Technical Editor, 2003
  • University of Michigan, 2000 A. in Political Science and History, 2000
Professional Memberships
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association Bankruptcy Section Counsel, Co-Chair of Business Committee
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Wake County Bar Association
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina, 2003
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • US District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • US District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • US District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Condemnation/Eminent Domain
  • Agricultural Law
  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Mortgage Servicing
  • Tax Law
Publications
  • North Carolina Bar Association Bankruptcy Practice Manual, 2017 Edition
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