Ryan Arnold

Associate

Charlotte, North Carolina

Ryan Arnold is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. He focuses on commercial disputes including disputes related to construction and design professional companies.

Mr. Arnold’s experience includes representing the client directly and representing the client on behalf of the insurance carrier, in all phases of litigation in North Carolina state and federal courts. As such, he has handled all aspects of litigation from prefiling through dispositive motions and trial. He also has prepared for and took depositions of parties, witnesses, and experts in complex commercial construction litigation, personal injury cases, and commercial litigation. Earlier in his career, he represented one of the largest Class 1 railroads in the country in Federal Employees Liability Act cases in state and federal court.

Mr. Arnold has prepared and filed mechanic’s liens on behalf of supplier and contractor clients; and he has reviewed and drafted contracts and other transactional documents for commercial clients.

Mr. Arnold began his career in the Alamance County, North Carolina District Attorney’s Office, where he was the Bridge Grant Recipient and Assistant District Attorney. During his tenure, he represented the State of North Carolina in criminal matters in District Court and handled and disposed of misdemeanors and infractions.

Affiliations

  • Construction Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • Fast and Furryous Agility, LLC, President and Founder
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Member
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Civil Litigation Section, Member
  • Mecklenburg County Bar CLE Committee, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • United States Dog Agility Association, Supervising Dog Agility Judge

Recognitions

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2022 – 2023

Practice Areas

  • Business Torts & Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, JD, 2017
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts, History, 2012

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina

Courts

  • North Carolina Business Court
  • North Carolina Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

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