Dudley Humphrey practices law in the areas of aviation, general business, construction and business litigation. He is a lecturer and writer in professional responsibility and construction litigation.
Mr. Humphrey regularly represents general contractors in various aspects of assigning responsibility to trades and their coordination during the construction and renovation of facilities to house data handling for manufacturing and service companies. He represents owners in coordination of construction and design documents for data centers together with the interface of internal and external systems designers and installers with a view towards anticipating problems in the field and planning for increase in capacity and likely future developments. Mr. Humphrey practices in the area of civil litigation including representation involving torts law, commercial litigation, products liability and commercial real estate. He represents owners, general contractors, and subcontractors in construction disputes involving construction defects, claims of lien, and bond claims and acts as mediator of complex multi-party construction disputes.
Mr. Humphrey was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Construction Law and Corporate Law in 2013 and the five years immediately preceding. Mr. Humphrey was also named to Business North Carolina's 2006 "Legal Elite" list and in 2012, he was selected to Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite Hall of Fame" in the area of Construction. He was also recognized as a 2009 North Carolina "Super Lawyer" in the areas of Construction Litigation, Construction/Surety and Estate Planning & Probate by SuperLawyers magazine. Mr. Humphrey is the fourth recipient of the Evelyn M. Coman Award for Distinguished Service in the field of Construction Law. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.
Professional & Community Activities
Ad Hoc Committee of the Council of the North Carolina State Bar on Residential Real Estate Closings, Chair
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member of Construction Law Forum Committee, House of Delegates, Member (2005 - 2009), and Former Member of Task Force on the Model Definition of the Practice of Law
North Carolina Aeronautics Council, Member (1999 - 2009) and Chair (2006-2009)
North Carolina Bar Association, Litigation Section Member and Past Chair of Construction Law Section
North Carolina Disciplinary Hearing Commission, Member and Former Chairman
North Carolina Judicial Standards Commission, Member (2006-2011)
North Carolina Superior Courts, Certified Mediator
UNC Law Alumni Association, Director and Former President
21st Judicial District, Councilor (1994-2000)
North Carolina Law Review, Member
North Carolina State Bar, President (2003-2004)
United States Navy, Destroyer Officer (1955-1958)
Forsyth County and 21st Judicial District Bar, Member, Past President