Whitney's practice focuses primarily on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on the defense of products liability actions, and professional or legal malpractice claims. Whitney also has extensive experience representing individuals and corporations in claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and business torts. Her practice has taken her before both federal and state courts, as well as state agencies.
Represented a financial institution in matter involving fraud perpetrated by financial institution’s representative.
Represented pharmaceutical company in both individual and class action lawsuits for personal injury and wrongful death.
Represented corporation in administrative protest of award of government contract.
Represented franchisor in action to enforce termination of franchisee license.
Represented contractor in actions to both enforce and defend against liens on real property and liens on funds.
Represented law firms in legal malpractice actions.
Represented commercial insurers in matters involving complex coverage issues.
Represented corporation in action to enjoin a competitor from misappropriating proprietary customer, design, and product information.
Negligent Storage of a Firearm-Potential New Claim Ripe for Supreme Court Review , The Resource (North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys), Volume 1, Issue 9, October 2012
Statute of Limitations and Laches No Bar to Claim Against State for Return of Archives Over 100 Years After Original Transfer , The Resource (North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys), Volume 1, Issue 9, October 2012 When Science Is Silent: Examining Compensation of Vaccine-Related Injuries When Scientific Evidence of Causation Is Inconclusive, 42 Wake Forest L. Rev. 303 (2007).