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Ragsdale Liggett Has Named David K. Liggett Managing Partner of the Law Firm

Attorney David K. Liggett has been named to succeed his father, Frank R. Liggett III as managing partner at Ragsdale Liggett PLLC, one of the most respected law firms in North Carolina.

Raleigh, NC, March 17, 2011 --( David K. Liggett has been named to succeed his father, Frank R. Liggett III, as managing partner at Ragsdale Liggett PLLC, one of the most respected law firms in North Carolina. Since its inception in 1972, Ragsdale Liggett has enjoyed recognition for significant courtroom successes and innovation in corporate law among other areas of practice.

“The change has been well planned for a seamless transition. This is more than a generational shift of leadership,” says Frank Liggett. “David’s contributions to the firm’s successes and accomplishments have been acknowledged for many years, long before he became a partner in 2001. He affirms and exemplifies the culture of integrity and excellence and the core values engrained in this firm.”

Founding partner, George Ragsdale adds, "David is ideal for this challenging job. He's got brains and courage. That makes him a natural leader."

Frank and David Liggett will remain in their practice areas of business and insurance regulatory law for the firm.

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About David K. Liggett:
David K. Liggett, a former litigator with extensive experience in commercial litigation, focuses his practice on corporate law and insurance regulatory law, representing companies with licensing, compliance and other issues before the North Carolina Department of Insurance. David is admitted to practice in the State of North Carolina, as well as the Federal Court of the United States, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Liggett has served as legal counsel to major corporations and insurance companies and, since 2004 he has served as counsel to the North Carolina Surplus Lines Association. He is a member and officer of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel (“FORC”), a multi-national association of lawyers who have significant experience in the practice of insurance regulatory law. Only two North Carolina attorneys currently hold membership in FORC. He is a member of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys and the Defense Research Institute, a national organization of defense trial lawyers and corporate counsel that provides educational and information resource to its members.

David is a member of the American, North Carolina and Wake County Bar Associations. He is listed in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, a publication which selects only those law practices and firms who have earned the highest rating and have been designated by their colleagues as “preeminent in their field.” Mr. Liggett also holds the valued Martindale Hubbell “AV” designation.

About Ragsdale Liggett PLLC:
The law firm of Ragsdale Liggett PLLC, is comprised of lawyers with extensive legal expertise across a broad range of practice areas. Known for innovations in corporate law, Ragsdale Liggett is equipped to handle all of a business' legal needs, including formation, day-to-day business counseling, acquisition, disposition, merger and dissolution of companies of all sizes. The diverse real estate group handles a wide variety of transactions, from residential purchases and sales to all aspects of commercial real estate development, including entity formation, final project completion, complex public and private bond financing transactions, and the privatization of university student housing. Since its formation in 1972, the firm has earned an extraordinary reputation in civil litigation having significant courtroom successes ranging from local state courts to the United States Supreme Court in areas with far-reaching implications, such as insurance/reinsurance coverage disputes, shareholder derivative actions, ERISA disputes, professional negligence defense, accountant liability actions, catastrophic personal injury defense and complex construction disputes. The firm has an impressive appellate practice, and, in addition to its equine law, environmental law and mediation practices, the firm has a lobbying and government relations group.

For Further Contact:
David K. Liggett, 919/881-2209,
Frank R. Liggett III, 919-881-2200,
George Ragsdale, 919-881-2211,

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