Adam Mark Gottsegen

Adam Mark Gottsegen

Partner
Location:
Raleigh, North Carolina
Phone:
919-827-0994
866-546-8287
Fax:
919-782-0465
Email:

Adam M. Gottsegen concentrates his practice in bankruptcy and creditors' rights. Mr. Gottsegen represents a variety of businesses in the lending and financing industry who seek to protect their contractual rights and security interests in both real and personal property. His clients include banks, credit unions, homeowners association management companies, and consumer and commercial lenders.  He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998.  In 2002, he received his Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest University School of Law.   After graduating from law school, Mr. Gottsegen served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable J. Rich Leonard, Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Mr. Gottsegen regularly represents creditors in collection proceedings, claim and delivery hearings, foreclosure actions, and bankruptcy matters. He has extensive experience appearing before the Bankruptcy Courts for all federal districts in North Carolina and broad litigation experience at the state court level. Mr. Gottsegen is currently a member of the Section Council for the Bankruptcy Section of the North Carolina Bar Association and on the Board of Directors for the Wake County Bar Association

In 2011, Mr. Gottsegen was selected as an Emerging Legal Leader through North Carolina Lawyer's Weekly, recognizing young members of the legal community who are working to better the legal profession through professional and community involvement as well as excelling in their legal careers. Mr. Gottsegen was also listed as a Rising Star in North Carolina Super Lawyers® that recognizes attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. 

Mr. Gottsegen has received a Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™.  This is the highest rating given for legal ability and ethical standards.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Bankruptcy

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2002
  • Virginia, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2002
  • Vanderbilt University
    • B.A. - 1998
    • Major: Psychology

Classes/Seminars

  • Consumer Bankruptcy Law , NC Creditors Bar Association
  • Real Property and Bankruptcy, NC Real Estate Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars
  • Lawyers Weekly Emerging Legal Leader
  • Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Wake County Bar Association, 2003 - 2015. Treasurer, 2016 - present. Member, Board of Directors, 2014 - 2015
  • North Carolina Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Council Member, 2014 - 2016
  • Rotary Club of North Raleigh. President, 2012-2013. Board of Directors 2010-2012

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable J. Rich Leonard,Bankruptcy Judge, Law Clerk, 2002 - 2003
  • Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, LLP, Partner, 2003 - 2013

Pro Bono Activities

  • Counsel for Legal Aid Society on several pro bono matters, 2005 - Present