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WHITAKER ROSE

BIO
Whitaker is primarily a civil litigator licensed in both North Carolina and South Carolina, who focuses in the areas of construction litigation, lien claims, complex business litigation, complex commercial litigation, corporate governance disputes and litigation, planned community disputes and litigation, commercial association disputes and litigation, and arbitrations.  Whitaker has successfully tried cases in both North Carolina and South Carolina courts.

 

Whitaker also has experience in contract negotiation, planned community creation and governance, commercial association governance, corporate creation, and private placement.

 

Whitaker has represented project owners, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, insurance companies, planned community associations, corporate shareholders, members/managers, and business owners.

 

Prior to joining Rosenwood Rose, Whitaker practiced for several years at Hamilton Stephens Steele + Martin, PLLC in similar practice areas.

EDUCATION

  • University of South Carolina, School of Law, JD (2011)

  • University of Colorado at Boulder, BA (2006)


EXPERIENCE:

  • Co-Chair, Membership and Diversity Committee, North Carolina Bar Association Construction Law Section (2016-present)

  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association (2011-present)

  • Member, South Carolina Bar Association (2013-present)

  • Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Association (2011-present)

  • Member, Development Committee, Mecklenburg County Bar Foundation,  (2016-present)

  • Member, CLE Committee, Mecklenburg County Bar Association (2015-2017)

  • Member, Urban Land Institute (2018-present)

  • Member, Construction Professionals Network (2018-present)

  • Member, Bobbitt Inn of Court (2015-2017)

  • Graduate, Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute (2015)


HONORS & ACTIVITIES:

  • Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, Construction Litigation (2016-2017)
  • Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, Young Guns (2016-2018)
  • Member, First Tee of Greater Charlotte – Young Professionals (2014-present)

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Presenter/Speaker, North Carolina Bar Association Construction Law Annual Meeting, “Expect the Uninspected: Construction Defect Claims and Building Code Issues/Code Officials" (September 2018)

  • Presenter/Speaker, “Managing Risk Through Contracts”