The firm expands its litigation practice at Durham location
Manning, Fulton & Skinner, P.A. announced today the addition of William “Rick” Freeman to the firm, adding another litigator to the practice and expanding services to current and future clients. Freeman was previously an attorney with Moore & Van Allen, and joins Manning, Fulton & Skinner as of January 2.
“It’s an honor to have an attorney as talented as Mr. Freeman join our team,” said Barry Mann, managing partner at Manning Fulton. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to our firm and we look forward to seeing him grow with us, particularly in the Durham community.”
With over 30 years of civil litigation experience, Freeman is an AV-rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell. Areas of particular expertise include: complex civil litigation, medical malpractice defense, surety/construction claims.
Freeman’s professional associations include the American Bar Association, where he serves as a member of the Litigation and Insurance Sections. He is also a member of the Construction Law and Litigation Sections of the North Carolina Bar Association.
“I am excited for the opportunity to continue my legal practice in the company of such talented attorneys at Manning Fulton,” said Freeman. “The firm is a great fit for me and my particular area of practice. I’m confident this move will allow me to continue to provide my clients with the high quality of legal services they expect and deserve.”
Freeman is a long-standing member of the Durham community. He has been committed to service through a number of organizations including:
- Member of Advisory Board within the Board of Directors at Durham Crisis Response Center
- Member of the Durham Crisis Response Center’s Finance Committee
- Former Chairman of Durham Certification Committee for Triangle United Way
A 1977 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), Freeman received a B.S. in Business Administration. He completed his J.D. at UNC in 1980 with high honors. Freeman is admitted to practice in the State of North Carolina, all Federal Courts in N.C. as well as the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.