Ward and Smith, P.A.
Brad leads the Agribusiness Practice Group and his practice experience encompasses various areas of civil litigation in both the federal and state courts. He has experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including depositions, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, jury trials, and appeals. Brad advises clients and litigates cases involving all forms of commercial, business, estate, and intellectual property disputes. He regularly represents contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in construction litigation in state and federal courts. He has litigated numerous matters concerning trade secret misappropriation and intellectual property infringement. Brad has handled numerous disputes for agribusiness entities, including corporate dissolution, contract, and antitrust disputes. He also has experience litigating corporate and partnership disputes before the North Carolina Business Court. He has been rated by his peers as being "preeminent" in his respective fields of law. Prior to joining the Firm, Brad was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Malcolm J. Howard, United States District Court Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.