Raleigh, NC, December 07, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Dottie Burch, partner at the Ragsdale Liggett law firm in Raleigh, was a featured speaker for the North Carolina State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on November 18, 2011. Ms. Burch’s lecture on Equine Law was presented to students enrolled in the course, ANS 110 Introduction to Equine Science.
This is the second lecture Ms. Burch has presented at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dr. Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal Science, said “We were so fortunate to learn about equine law from Dottie Burch who has extensive knowledge in the horse industry. She brought a fresh and real life view to the classroom and is an excellent model of the leadership skills we’re teaching in this curriculum.”
About Dottie Burch:
A partner at Ragsdale Liggett, Dorothy Bass Burch heads the law firm’s Equine Law practice. Dottie’s primary practice is in the firm’s corporate and real estate law departments with focus in business law, including day-today business counsel, business mergers and acquisitions, insurance regulatory law and commercial real estate transactions.
Dottie is an avid horsewoman with years of experience in the equine industry both from legal, business and personal perspectives. She serves on the Board of Directors and the Council’s Executive Board for the North Carolina Horse Council and recently received the Board’s Star Volunteer award for extraordinary service.
Ms. Burch is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and holds the esteemed Martindale Hubbell “AV” peer review rating. She has received numerous achievement awards which recognize her as an exemplary professional in North Carolina. She is active in several Triangle organizations that foster community relationships and professional development.
A Raleigh native, Dottie received her Bachelor’s degrees in American History and Political Science from Meredith College and received her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.
About Ragsdale Liggett, PLLC:
The law firm of Ragsdale Liggett, PLLC, has extensive legal expertise across a broad range of practice areas. Known for its innovations in the arena of corporate law, Ragsdale Liggett lawyers are equipped to handle all of a business' legal needs, including formation, day-to-day business counseling, acquisition, disposition, merger and dissolution of companies ranging in size from small local businesses to national financial institutions and large international insurance conglomerates. The diverse real estate practice group at Ragsdale Liggett handles a wide variety of real estate 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 developed an extraordinary reputation in the area of civil litigation and has enjoyed 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:
Dorothy Bass Burch; 919/881-2206, firstname.lastname@example.org
Shannon Pratt, 919/513-1117, email@example.com