Katie Iams represents business and professional clients in all phases of federal and state court litigation, from pre-suit dispute resolution through appeal, with a particular focus on real estate litigation.
Her experience includes managing large eminent domain projects for utility companies, litigating land use and easement issues for private utility companies, advising developers in land use disputes, and advising clients regarding lease and development disputes, appraisal issues, and other areas of commercial real estate litigation. She has extensive knowledge of all aspects of eminent domain proceedings throughout North Carolina, including in jury trials, mediations, acquisitions, and commissioners’ hearings for both condemning authorities and commercial property owners and tenants. Her experience on both sides of the condemnation aisle allows her to reach resolutions that make business sense for her clients.
In addition, Katie works with clients in disputes involving contractual claims arising from a variety of business relationships, including fraud, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. She also represents financial institutions on a wide variety of issues, including actions involving allegations of lender liability.
Katie is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of North Carolina and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.