March 5, 2012
Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., a Raleigh, North Carolina-based litigation firm, announces today that David Fothergill, Dr. Lori Abel Meyerhoffer, Bo Thompson and Brian Williams have become partners in the firm. Founded in 1983, the firm has 29 attorneys today.
“Our four new partners share the firm’s commitment to excellence on behalf of our clients and integrity in the practice of law,” says Dan McLamb, founding partner.
Fothergill has been with YMW since 2006. He concentrates his practice on construction litigation, products liability, premises liability, automobile liability, insurance coverage, medical malpractice and defending doctors before the N.C. Medical Board.
As a licensed physician and attorney, Meyerhoffer applies her knowledge of the medical profession to represent physicians and nurses in addition to medical practices and hospitals. Since joining the firm in 2007, she has focused her practice on all forms of health-related litigation including physician, nurse and practice defense; professional board and licensing matters, Medicare Set Asides; Medicare recovery audits; and National Practitioner Data Bank matters. Meyerhoffer is a sought after speaker and editorial writer on legal matters relating to the practice of medicine.
Thompson focuses his practice on medical and legal malpractice defense, as well as other complex civil litigation. He joined the firm in 2004 and is a member of the Lawyers Weekly inaugural class of “Emerging Legal Leader” and is a “Rising Star” defense lawyer according to North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.
In addition to being named partner, Williams serves on the YMW recruiting committee. His primary practice areas include construction litigation, products liability, premises liability, automobile liability, and insurance coverage. Williams joined the firm in 2002 and is a frequent lecturer for both insurance companies and corporations on loss control practices, accident investigations, legal trends and general liability issues. He is also a “Rising Star” defense lawyer according to North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.
About Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P.:
Formed in 1983, Yates, McLamb & Weyher represents civil litigation defendants in cases focusing on medical malpractice, professional and general liability, construction litigation, products liability, insurance coverage and auto negligence. Founding partners Dan J. McLamb and Barbara B. Weyher shared a vision and built a firm characterized by legal expertise and skill, tenacity in defense of their clients’ interests, and civility and professionalism in the practice of law. Today the firm has 29 lawyers. Visit www.ymwlaw.com for more information.