Leading North Carolina law firm Brooks Pierce is excited to announce new associates Jamey Lowdermilk, Kasi Robinson, Graham Whittington and Katie Wong have joined the firm. With their addition, Brooks Pierce now has more than 100 attorneys.
“We are excited to welcome these talented, young attorneys to our firm,” said Brooks Pierce managing partner Reid Phillips. “Jamey, Kasi, Graham and Katie will help us increase the breadth of our capabilities and continue to provide the highest quality legal advice and service to our clients.”
Lowdermilk uses her experience as a law clerk to Judge Benjamin A. Kahn in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina to guide clients through the complicated bankruptcy process, helping them to evaluate whether bankruptcy is the right option and which chapter to pursue. She also represents businesses, organizations and individuals in commercial disputes in state and federal courts. Lowdermilk earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and Spanish from the University of the South, a master’s degree in applied economics and statistics and a certificate in public administration from Clemson University and her juris doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Law. She is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and a trustee for the The Outdoor Academy, a place-based, experiential-education semester school for high schoolers in western North Carolina.
A former law clerk to Judge William L. Osteen Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina and Judge R. Lanier Anderson III in the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, Robinson has a deep understanding of civil and criminal procedure and litigation strategy. She also represents individuals and business charged with white-collar crimes such as wire fraud, embezzlement, accounting fraud and theft of data or trade secrets or facing investigations from governmental agencies and regulatory bodies. Robinson earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and juris doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Law. She is a member of the UNC Law Alumni Clerkship Committee.
Whittington represents business, organizations and individuals in state and federal courts to resolve a variety of commercial disputes. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and juris doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Law. While there, he was inducted into the James E. and Carolyn B. Davis Society and was awarded the North Carolina Law Review’s Joyner Award for most outstanding staff writing submission. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association.
Wong has a diverse practice. She helps companies and individuals navigate commercial and intellectual property litigation, representing clients in state and federal courts. She also works with people and businesses facing government investigations and white-collar criminal charges including wire fraud, accounting fraud, computer crimes and tax controversy. Additionally, she provides counsel to a range of media clients on issues including Federal Communications Commission regulatory compliance, programming, ownership, licensing, copyright and other intellectual property matters. Wong earned her bachelor’s degree from Duke University, a master’s degree from Colombia Teachers College and her juris doctorate from Duke University School of Law. She is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association.