Super Lawyers has selected litigation attorney Don Eglinton for inclusion in its 2021 "Top 100: Super Lawyers" list for North Carolina.
The publication has recognized Don as a "Super Lawyer" since 2011. But this is his first time being selected for inclusion in the Top 100 rankings. This peer designation is awarded to approximately five percent of accomplished attorneys in each state and is only given to lawyers who received the highest point totals during the selection process involving peer nominations, independent research, and peer evaluations. According to Super Lawyers, "As one of the few attorneys to garner the distinction of Super Lawyers, Donalt Eglinton has earned the respect of peers as one of the top-rated attorneys in the nation."
Don is a business and commercial litigation attorney based in the Ward and Smith's New Bern Office. His practice focuses primarily in the area of commercial litigation. This includes, among other matters, disputes involving patent, trademark, and copyright infringement; trade secrets; covenants not to compete; franchise and license agreements; construction; organizational and business matters; and the purchase, sale, and warranty of goods. He has represented parties in some of the most complex and contested trademark and copyright actions filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Don also has represented parties in patent infringement actions filed in North Carolina, Texas, and California, and he has represented parties in cancellation proceedings before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.