Mr. Lam is managing partner of Bradley’s Charlotte office and Ms. Warren is an associate. Both are members of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.
“We are thrilled that Chris and Bridget have been selected among this year’s North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leaders in the Law,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan M. Skeeters. “They both should be commended for their successes in their careers as well as their meaningful contributions to the legal industry and support of initiatives and organizations that promote broad access to civil justice.”
The NCLW Leaders in the Law honors legal professionals licensed and practicing law in North Carolina, who have gone above and beyond in their profession and their community. Nominated by their peers and representing the most influential individuals within the state’s legal community, the 2019 honorees will be formally recognized at the NCLW Leaders in the Law awards event Oct. 25 in Greensboro, NC. At the event, the 2019 Lawyer of the Year also will be announced. In addition, the honorees will be featured in a special section of the Oct. 28 edition of the NCLW, which covers legal news, opinions, and court decisions for practicing attorneys in the state.
Mr. Lam is a trial lawyer who helps clients protect their business interests in disputes related to contracts, business torts, product liability, earn-outs, trade secrets, non-competes, LLCs and partnerships, defamation, and private equity investments. His clients include individuals, start-up businesses, middle market companies, and public corporations. Mr. Lam also counsels clients in business issues and contract drafting and negotiation. He has been recognized in numerous leading attorney directories, including The Best Lawyers in America®, Chambers USA, Super Lawyers, Legal Elite, and Benchmark Litigation.
Mr. Lam currently serves as president of the Mecklenburg County Bar and on the Board of Visitors for Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. He is a past co-chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Administration of Justice Committee and is a past chair of the Business Litigation Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel.
Ms. Warren focuses her practice on commercial litigation in areas including intellectual property rights, commercial contracts, securities and employment law. She represents clients in trade secret and copyright disputes, as well as related employment issues, such as non-compete agreements. In addition, she routinely represents private employers in employment-related litigation. A significant portion of her practice includes counseling clients before litigation is filed, and working to negotiate favorable settlements prior to trial.
Ms. Warren is the Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Woman Advocate Committee and is also active with the Corporate Counsel Committee. In addition, she regularly helps clients expunge their criminal records through Lawyer on the Line and represents children in high-conflict child custody disputes as a volunteer attorney for Council for Children’s Rights.