Kim Marston litigates contract and commercial disputes, including unfair trade practices, trade secrets, unfair competition and breach of fiduciary duty claims, on behalf of businesses and professionals in all levels of state and federal courts, including the North Carolina Business Court.
Whether it's a single contract or a long-term business relationship that unexpectedly goes bad, Kim has helped clients resolve disputes - litigating through trial when necessary. Kim also defends lawyers and other professionals accused of malpractice. She has significant experience in all stages of litigation from pre-suit resolution through appeal and has tried cases in all levels of state and federal courts, including the North Carolina Business Court. Kim has represented large and small companies in navigating their options and executing a legal strategy that makes sense for their business.
Kim also defends insurance companies against first party breach of contract claims, bad faith claims, and allegations of unfair claim settlement practices. She has secured summary judgment or other successful outcomes on behalf of her clients in numerous recent cases.
Kim has handled unfair and deceptive trade practice claims and other business torts for clients in a wide range of industries. She also counsels and represents clients when disputes over business ownership and control arise. She works to understand the specific needs of her clients in these often complex matters and has litigated these disputes when another solution cannot be reached.
Kim represents local governments in civil rights actions and liability claims. She has obtained multiple dismissals of actions alleging unlawful arrest claims against local governments and law enforcement officers.
Kim has managed discovery projects in numerous cases involving hundreds of thousands of documents. She coordinates with our e-Discovery staff to use our up-to-date tools and resources to sort through daunting volumes of data in a cost-effective and practical manner. She gets to the key information without incurring undue expense.
Member, Board of Directors, Guilford Green Foundation
Chair, Young Lawyers Committee, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
Co-coach, Guilford College Mock Trial Team (2013-2015)
Therapeutic Horseback Riding Volunteer & Exercise Rider, Harmony Farms, Inc. (2009-2010)
When I’m not hard at work on my clients’ behalves, I enjoy spending time exploring the mountains of North Carolina by horseback.