Buncombe County, North Carolina Construction Lawyers
Buncombe County, NC Construction Law Attorney with 32 years experience
In 1995, Ed, his wife and children relocated to Asheville, North Carolina to continue his law practice and to raise their family in Western North Carolina, where Ed grew up. After Ed started his own firm in 1997, he and Joe Ferikes merged their practices into Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC in 2001.
- Licensed to practice in North Carolina (2000) and Louisiana (2002).
- Admitted to practice in Federal District Court for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina as well as the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- North Carolina State Bar Association - North Carolina Academy of Justice
- American Academy of Justice -28th Judicial Bar - American Bar Association
Juris Doctorate, University of Alabama School of Law, 1999
International Law and Comparative Law, Fribourg University, Fribourg, Switzerland, Summer 1997
B.A., Politics, University of Alabama, 1994
Birmingham, Alabama 1972
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Nova Southeastern University?Shepard Broad Law Center
My practice focuses on civil and appellate litigation, particularly in a business and contracts context.
I have litigated and won 6 figure disputes. I have represented clients before North Carolina state and federal courts, North Carolina appellate courts, the North Carolina Industrial Commission, and the American Arbitration Association. I have represented businesses, individuals, and consumers in cases against other individuals, other businesses, and state and local governments.
I attended Wake Forest University School of Law. While there, I received the North Carolina...
Thomas is the Past Chair of the board of directors of the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina (BIANC), advocating for brain injury victims and their families across North Carolina, and currently serves on its board. He has been a presenter at multiple conferences for victims of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), their caregivers, and brain injury professionals.
In 2012, Governor Bev Perdue appointed Thomas to the first...
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