Leading North Carolina law firm Brooks Pierce is pleased to announce that Patrick Cross has joined the firm as an associate in the Raleigh office. His practice will focus on media and broadcast law and business litigation.
“We are pleased to further the growth of our media practice with the addition of Patrick,” said Reid Phillips, the firm’s managing partner. “Brooks Pierce continues to recruit top talent to our firm, and we know Patrick’s experience will be an asset to the firm and our clients.”
Cross represents media and broadcasting companies and radio and television stations in resolving issues related to Federal Communications Commission compliance, programming, licensing, copyright and other intellectual property matters and ownership issues. He also represents businesses in complex litigation in all levels of state and federal courts.
Cross received his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his juris doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he also served as executive editor of the North Carolina Law Review. He served as a law clerk to both Judge Janis L. Sammartino of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and Judge James A. Wynn Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.