Alice Richey Joins Alexander Ricks PLLC

CHARLOTTE, NC.  May 2, 2016.  Alexander Ricks PLLC is proud to announce that Alice Carmichael Richey has joined the firm. Alice brings nearly 30 years of experience in litigation and dispute resolution in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings. Alice has extensive appellate experience representing clients before the North Carolina Court of Appeals, the North Carolina Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She is certified to conduct mediated settlement conferences by the Dispute Resolution Commission for the State of North Carolina.

Alice concentrates her practice on cases involving business torts, including fraud, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, defamation, commercial disparagement, false advertising, privacy, right of publicity, and unfair and deceptive trade practices; trademark and copyright disputes, including proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; contractual claims arising from a variety of business relationships and transactions, including disputes among members of closely-held corporations, partnerships, and franchise systems; and employment claims involving covenants not to compete, trade secrets, and non-solicitation agreements.

Alice has been recognized by many publications including Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, Benchmark Litigation, and the Litigation Counsel of America. Ms. Richey is listed as one of the top 50 women attorneys in North Carolina by Super Lawyers and as one of the 250 top women attorneys nationally by Benchmark Litigation.  She earned her BA with highest honors from the University of North Carolina in 1982 and her JD with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1986, serving as Note and Comment Editor of the North Carolina Law Review.