Heather R. Wilson


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  • Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, JD, 2001
  • The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, BA, English, 1997
  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina Court of Appeals
  • North Carolina Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

Member, 2001-present; Board of Directors, 2009-2012; Chair, Medical Malpractice Group, 2009-2010; Vice Chair, Medical Malpractice Group, 2008-2009; CLE Chair, Medical Malpractice Group, 2007-2008, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (NCADA)

Member, North Carolina Society of Hospital and Risk Managers

Member, Wake County Bar Association

Member, North Raleigh United Methodist Church

Heather is a trial lawyer who primarily focuses her practice on defending healthcare providers in cases of alleged medical malpractice and professional licensing matters. Her practice also includes defense of general liability personal injury cases, contractual disputes, products liability, toxic torts, insurance coverage and appellate practice.

While earning her law degree from Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Heather was a member of the ABA Moot Court Team, the Spong Invitational Moot Court Team and the National Trial Team. She was also a member of the Order of Barristers.

Heather served as an adjunct professor at her law school alma mater in 2006 and 2010, teaching trial advocacy.

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Heather R Wilson
T: +1 919 755 6681F: +1 919 755 6699434 Fayetteville Street
Suite 2600
Raleigh, NC 27601

Representation of a major medical center in state court in relation to a mass tort stemming from improperly washed surgical instruments.

Representation of individual healthcare providers and hospitals in professional malpractice actions and administrative hearings before the North Carolina Medical Board. This includes managing all aspects of written discovery, fact and expert witness depositions, motions practice, mediation, trial and appeals.

Representation of product manufacturers and distributors in claims for personal injury, wrongful death and property damage.

Representation of insurers in insurance coverage disputes.

Named to "North Carolina Rising Stars," Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Defense: General, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2011-2013

Co-presenter, "CMS: What You Need to Know to Protect This Company and Yourself," MAG Mutual Panel Counsel Meeting, September 2010
Speaker, "MMSEA Section 111 and New Reporting Requirements," MAG Mutual Off-site Claims Meeting, February 2010
Speaker, "Litigating Your First Nursing Home Case," National Business Institute, December 2009
Speaker, "Joint Representation," North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys Half Day Medical Malpractice Seminar, April 2007