Trip is actively serving as the Chief Executive Officer of an international consumer products company. He remains associated with Ward and Smith in order to assist limited clients and serve the community.
Trip's legal practice is varied, as he is both a business attorney and a litigator. He has significant experience in corporate, lender liability, construction, commercial, class action, maritime, and real property litigation, and appears as lead or local counsel throughout the state and federal courts of North and South Carolina, and in other jurisdictions. He also provides general business counsel to domestic and international clients with a focus on growth and multi-national companies.
Prior to joining the firm, Trip practiced in the Wilmington office of a large, regional law firm and served two terms as law clerk to the Honorable John R. Jolly, Jr., of the North Carolina Business Court. He has been rated by his peers as being "preeminent" in his fields of law.
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