Zipporah   Edwards
Principal

Contact

Phone: 704.716.0873
Fax: 704.372.2619
Mailing: 301 South College Street ,
Suite 2600 , Charlotte , NC   28202
Linkedin: Zipporah Edwards

PRACTICE FOCUS

Zip Edwards is a commercial litigator working primarily in the resolution of disputes involving real estate property, including concentrations in the following areas: coverage opinions and representation of title insurance companies; defense counsel for insureds; defalcation and fraud recovery; mechanics lien defense; resolution of access, easement and boundary issues; subrogation litigation; and title curative measures.

Zip addresses these issues in all forums, including regularly representing clients in bankruptcy adversary proceedings arising out of real estate and lien priority disputes. She also provides malpractice defense for attorneys, focusing on claims and litigation arising out of real estate transactions.

She uses her experience in real estate law, creditors’ rights, foreclosures, litigation, construction law and bankruptcy to provide her clients with effective and efficient representation and to craft comprehensive and practical solutions to real estate problems.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Zip is a regular lecturer and seminar leader on real property related topics and issues ranging from mortgage fraud to case law updates for organizations such as the North Carolina Land Title Association, Mecklenburg County Bar and the North Carolina Bar Association.

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1994, cum laude
  • B.A., English and History, Wake Forest University, 1991, cum laude
  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Activities

  • American Bar Association: Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Title Insurance Litigation Committee
  • North Carolina Bar Association: Litigation Section, Real Property Section
  • North Carolina Land Title Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar