Civil Litigation


Blanco Tackabery’s Litigation Practice Group represents individuals and business clients in a wide variety of disputes, including:

Litigation Services

Complex Business Litigation

Our litigators handle a variety of business disputes and focus on complex matters in federal courts and state courts including the N.C. Business Court. These include breach of contract, fraud, unfair trade practices, covenants not to compete, corporate disputes and other complex business issues.

Real Property Disputes

We regularly handle real property disputes including lease disputes, boundary and easement disputes, land condemnation matters, disputes involving zoning and special use permits, disputes about title to land, disputes relating to restrictive covenants and homeowners associations, and nuisance cases.

Employment Law Disputes

We assist employers in defending EEOC charges, unemployment claims, and discrimination and retaliation claims in state and federal court. We review and assist in the improvement of employee handbooks, employment agreements, and severance agreements.

Mediation & Arbitration

Our attorneys regularly represent clients in mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution contexts. In addition, we have attorneys who are available to serve as a mediator or arbitrator.

Estate Litigation

We represent clients in a variety of cases involving trusts and estates, including trust litigation, will contests, and estate disputes.


We have substantial experience with appeals in both the state and federal courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Intellectual Property Disputes

We assist clients in litigation and other proceedings relating to trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

Domestic Litigation

We assist business owners and other individuals with separation and divorce–including equitable distribution, alimony and child custody proceedings. We also handle “alienation of affection” cases.

Insurance Disputes

Our litigators represent insurance policyholders with respect to insurance claims and coverage disputes. We have experience with various types of insurance, including commercial general liability, homeowners, life, health, automobile, directors and officers liability, and professional malpractice.

Personal Injury Claims

Our litigators have significant experience with serious personal injury cases, including motor vehicle negligence cases and wrongful death cases. We have the skills to settle a case, or take it to trial, depending on our client’s needs.

In addition to possessing extensive experience in all trial and appellate courts, the Litigation Practice Group represents clients before federal and state administrative tribunals and regulatory agencies.

Contact one of our attorneys to schedule an appointment to learn more about our litigation services.