“I am pleased that Paul has decided to join the firm,” says Dan Hartzog, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog managing partner. “He brings with him skills and experience that will be beneficial to our clients.”
A graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, Derrick’s defense litigation practice provides preventative and strategic advice to businesses on employment and labor law issues. Prior to joining CSH, he was co-founder and litigation manager of the Raleigh office of Jackson Lewis LLP.
An experienced trial lawyer, Derrick has advised and represented employers across the country in matters regarding a broad range of labor and employment issues. These including discrimination of all types, union avoidance, restrictive covenants, theft of trade secrets, and wage and hour compliance. His early career included working as a field attorney with the National Labor Relations Board.
About Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP:
Founded in 1992, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP is a law firm that concentrates its practice in the defense of civil claims and lawsuits, representing individuals and businesses of all types. Consistently ranked as one of the largest in North Carolina, the firm has more than 95 attorneys and three locations: Raleigh, Charlotte and Wilmington. The firm handles cases in a variety of practice areas, including medical and professional negligence, product liability, construction defects, police and municipal law, premises liability and security, trucking/transportation law, education law, employment law, workers’ compensation claims, commercial litigation, environmental and toxic torts, and land condemnation. With its experienced litigators and support personnel utilizing the latest technology available, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP is generally recognized as one of the most creative and innovative litigation firms in the state today. For more information, visit www.cshlaw.com or call 919-828-5100.