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Corri A. Hopkins

Raleigh | 919.835.4017
Charlotte | By Appointment Only
Fax | 919.834.4564

Corri Hopkins represents Fortune 500 corporations, investors, financial institutions, small businesses, health care providers, and individuals in complex corporate litigation in state and federal courts (trial and appellate levels). Her practice focuses on commercial business disputes, including class actions and cases involving unfair and deceptive trade practices, fraud and other business torts, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, noncompete violations, and corporate governance litigation. She is a leader within the North Carolina Bar Association’s Antitrust & Complex Business Disputes Law Section, serving on its council.

Prior to beginning her legal career, Corri worked in the film industry in New York City, where she negotiated location contracts and arranged filming logistics for many feature films and television episodes. During her film industry career, Corri worked closely with film crews, property managers, city agencies, and law enforcement.

Corri graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University School of Law. Also while in law school, she received a Master of Arts degree in sustainability from the Wake Forest University Graduate School. Corri received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University.

Representative Experience

  • Obtained dismissal of a federal court action for breach of contract and business torts against a technology vendor in the context of a data breach. 
  • Represented and negotiated favorable settlement on behalf of investors and investment funds in multiple actions involving claims for breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices, fraudulent transfer, and piercing the corporate veil/alter ego.
  • Defended an eastern U.S. health care facilities company in a putative class action challenging customer contracts; successfully defeated class certification.
  • Defended Fortune 500 company in consumer putative class action challenging billing practices.
  • Negotiated favorable settlement of a FINRA arbitration on behalf of a financial services institution and obtained an award granting expungement of the arbitration from financial advisor’s record.
  • Represented banks, insurance companies, and other Fortune 500 companies in a range of business disputes that include allegations and claims related to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), unfair and deceptive trade practices, trade secrets, and other business torts.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" in Commercial Litigation, 2021-2024
  • Business North Carolina magazine’s “Legal Elite," Young Guns, 2023
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Order of the Coif, 2019
  • North Carolina Bar Association Law Student Pro Bono Project Award, OUTLaw’s LGBTQ+ Legal Clinic, 2018
  • Honorary Buffalonian, Awarded by Byron Brown, Mayor of Buffalo, NY, 2014


  • North Carolina Bar Association Antitrust & Complex Business Disputes Law Section, Council, 2021-present
  • North Carolina Bar Association Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Committee, 2021-present