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Lawyers Mutual Claims Counsel Mark Scruggs elected to membership in the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

Lawyers Mutual congratulates Mark Scruggs on his membership in the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC). The FDCC is composed of recognized leaders in the legal community who have achieved professional distinction, is dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship, and professionalism of its members as they pursue the course of a balanced justice system and represent those in need of a defense in civil lawsuits. 

Mark Scruggs was nominated by Brett Preston who is a member from Florida and received a second nomination nod by David Creech of Harris, Creech, Ward & Blackerby, P.A. The election process included submitting a detailed application as well as personal and professional references.

“This is a well-deserved recognition for Mark, who consistently exemplifies his commitment to integrity, civility and professionalism. In addition to leadership positions with the North Carolina Bar Association and North Carolina State Bar, Mark passionately serves North Carolina lawyers on a daily basis in his capacity as Claims Counsel with Lawyers Mutual,” says Vice President of Claims Will Graebe.

Mark joins a distinct group of current membership which is slightly over 1400 and includes members from each of the United States plus Australia, Canada, Europe, Puerto Rico, and other areas.

Mark has been with Lawyers Mutual since 2001 as a valued member of our claims department. Formerly a partner with Spear, Barnes, Baker, Wainio & Scruggs, LLP in Durham, Mark has over 14 years’ experience as a trial attorney concentrating in insurance defense litigation. Mark works with Lawyers Mutual primarily in litigation-related claims and workers compensation and family law matters.

About Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina

Lawyers Mutual, founded in 1977, is the first mutually owned insurance company for lawyers in the country. Lawyers Mutual is the only company that has provided continuous coverage to North Carolina lawyers during that time. Its reputation for leadership, professionalism and commitment to its attorneys has become a standard for other malpractice insurance providers. The mission at Lawyers Mutual is not only to protect North Carolina lawyers with the best possible financial coverage against professional liability, but also to provide education and risk management resources to help them better serve their clients and the public. 

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