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Ranchor Harris has been a civil trial attorney for the past 25 years, spending the first 15 years of his career as a defense attorney. For the past ten years, he has represented individuals who need assistance fighting for their individual rights and just compensation. Due to his close association with one of the nation’s preeminent plaintiff’s litigation law firms, he has had the pleasure and opportunity to represent clients in multiple states, involving complex areas of practice, including pharmaceutical, malpractice and nursing home negligence, medical device, aviation, trucking, and motor vehicle accidents, and toxic torts, the majority of which involved serious and catastrophic injuries. Mr. Harris’ settlements and verdicts over the past 10 years cumulatively total millions of dollars recovered for his clients.

Classes & Seminars

  • Update on Workers Compensation, Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete, 2011

Professional Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates – Eastern Division of North Carolina, Executive Council
  • Member, 2019 to 2020
  • Advocates for Justice
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Lawyers, Executive Committee
  • Eastern District of North Carolina Board of Trial Lawyers, Membership Chairman

Past Positions

  • Gerardi Keese, Attorney, 2012 to 2019

Current Employment Position

  • Partner


Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California

  • J.D. – 1994
  • Honors: cum laude
  • Law Review: Whittier Law Review, Research Editor

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

  • B.A. – 1990
  • Major: Poly-Sci & Communications

Practice Areas

  • Auto Accidentals
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Dog Bites
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Environmental Injuries
  • Med Mal
  • Assault Injuries
  • Pharmaceutical Injuries

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1994


  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 2001

Representative Cases

  • $4.9 Million – Settlement-Death of an individual in a small plane crash (confidential)
  • $1,000,000 Settlement – Water contamination case (confidential)
  • $1,000,000 Settlement – Nursing Home Negligence (confidential)
  • $1.8 Million Settlement – Water contamination case (confidential)
  • $1.3 Million Verdict – Bisphosphonate Litigation (M.D. Florida 2013)
  • Confidential – National Multi-District Pharmaceutical Settlement
  • $475,000.00 Settlement – Trucking accident-confidential
  • $800,000 Settlement – Securities broker negligence-confidential
  • $1000000 Settlement – Business dissolution-confidential
  • $600,000 Judgment – Breach of contract-Forsyth County Superior Court
  • $125,000 Settlement – Dog attack
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 2001