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Cynthia L. Wittmer

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Cindy Wittmer focuses her practice in the area of commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on business torts, intellectual property issues, contract procurement disputes, health care-related contract issues and insurance defense. She has represented numerous clients in both state and federal courts in North Carolina.

Results By the Numbers

  • 0 Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2016
  • 0 Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America 5 or More Years in a Row

Featured Experience

  • Represents clients in business torts litigation involving claims of unfair competition, unfair trade practices and fraud
  • Handled numerous disputes relating to intellectual property and other protectible business interests, including enforcement of or challenge to covenants not to compete in connection with departing employees; actions involving the misuse of trade secrets or other proprietary business information; litigation to protect copyright or trademarks rights; actions involving proprietary rights with regard to computer software
  • Regularly represents both successful and unsuccessful bidders in disputes involving contracts awarded by the state or a municipality pursuant to a bid process
  • Represents major health care provider groups on contract-related matters
  • Routinely handles representation of various life and health insurers in interpleader actions, actions to rescind health or life insurance policies due to material misrepresentations, and actions involving insurance coverage issues

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Honors & Awards

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers in Business Litigation, 2011-2017
  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation, 2009-2017; Litigation – Antitrust and Litigation - Intellectual Property, 2011-2017
  • Joseph Branch Professionalism Award, Wake County Bar Association, 2011
  • President's Award of Excellence, Wake County Bar Association, 1993, 1998, 2004, 2006, 2007
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ in Antitrust & Business Torts; Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation; Health Care
  • Order of the Coif
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Memberships

  • 10th Judicial District, State Bar Councilor, 2007-2009; Chair, Grievance Committee, 2003-2006; Chair, Fee Arbitration Committee, 1991-1998
  • North Carolina General Statutes Commission, Member, 2008-2010