Whitney S. Waldenberg

Associate

Raleigh
Business Phone: 919.835.4153
Business Fax: 919.829.8731

whitney.waldenberg@troutmansanders.com

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Whitney's practice is diverse and focuses primarily on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis business disputes. Whitney has extensive experience representing individuals and corporations in claims for breach of contract and business torts, and handles complex cases involving allegations of lender liability. She has represented clients in actions to enforce rights under franchise agreements, and in actions to enjoin competitors from misappropriating proprietary customer, design, and product information. She has defended a financial institution in actions involving fraud perpetrated by its representative. Whitney also defends law firms in actions for legal malpractice. She has also handled several actions for catastrophic injury and wrongful death. Her practice has also taken her before state agencies, where she has aided clients in administrative proceedings, including protests of government contract awards. She regularly practices before both state and federal courts, including state and federal courts of appeal.

Representative Cases
Caraballo v. Russell, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 11655 (4th Cir. 2013).

Green v. Kearny, 739 S.E.2d 156 (N.C. Ct. App. 2013), affirmed, 748 S.E.2d 143, 2013 N.C. LEXIS 992 (N.C. 2013)

Green v. Kearney, 719 S.E.2d 137, 2011 N.C. App. LEXIS 2352 (N.C. Ct. App. 2011)

Clay v. Monroe , 189 N.C. App. 482 (N.C. Ct. App. 2008)

Publications
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).

Other Distinctions
CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Professional Responsibility (2006); Environmental Law (2006); Immigration Law (2007)

Selected as a Rising Star in Business Litigation in the 2014 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers, published by Law & Politics and Charlotte Magazine.

Work Experience
Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2007-present

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Education

  • Wake Forest University, J.D., 2007
    Wake Forest Law Review
    Brooks Pierce Empirical Studies Award for Outstanding Contribution to Wake Forest Law Review
  • Mount Holyoke College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004


Bar Admissions

  • 2007 North Carolina


Court Admissions

  • 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
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina


Memberships

  • Tenth Judicial District Bar
  • N.C. Association of Defense Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association—Section of International Law


Languages

  • Spanish
  • Italian