Raleigh, NC – Catharine Biggs Arrowood, Partner in Parker Poe’s Raleigh office, was recently elected to The American Law Institute (ALI). The new members, which include prominent judges, lawyers, and law professors, will bring a wide range of perspectives and areas of expertise to ALI’s work of clarifying the law through Restatements, Principles, Model Penal Codes, and Uniform Codes.
Election of 60 new members raises ALI’s total number of elected members to 2,789.The Institute’s elected membership of lawyers, judges, and law professors is limited to 3,000.
Catharine Arrowood litigates and arbitrates for both large and small businesses and has considerable experience with regulated companies. She focuses on resolving problems that threaten the viability of a business. Ms. Arrowood regularly serves as an arbitrator and is the immediate Past President of the North Carolina Bar Association.
The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. ALI drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes Restatements of the Law, Model Codes, and Principles of Law that are enormously influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education.
By participating in the Institute’s work, its distinguished members have the opportunity to influence the development of the law in both existing and emerging areas, to work with other eminent lawyers, judges, and academics, to give back to a profession to which they are deeply dedicated, and to contribute to the public good. To learn more about ALI, please click here.
About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has approximately 200 lawyers in seven offices located in major markets across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. The firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters.