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Frank R. Liggett III, Esq.
Frank R. Liggett III, Esq.
RAGSDALE LIGGETT PLLC
(919) 881-2200
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Frank R. Liggett III, Esq.
RAGSDALE LIGGETT PLLC
CrossPointe Plaza 2840 Plaza Place, Suite 400 Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 881-2200
(919) 783-8991
P.O. Box 31507 Raleigh, NC 27622
Phone: (919) 614-3459
Emeritus Mbr
Business Transactions, Legislative, Litigation, Regulatory
North Carolina
Bio
Frank is a seasoned corporate lawyer who focuses his practice on corporate and insurance regulatory law. During his prominent career, he has represented both insurance and non-insurance entities with respect to merger and acquisition transactions, general corporate governance and regulatory issues. He has assisted associations, third-party administrators and insurers on a variety of litigation, regulatory and compliance issues as well as holding company, acquisition, tender offer and merger transactions. He has also assisted directors and owners of privately held entities in preparation for going public and in corporate governance issues.

Publications & Presentations
Frank has authored articles and notes on insurance topics for the Federation of Regulatory Counsel Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation, as well as the ABA Tort and Insurance Practice Committee News of the Public Regulation of Insurance Law Committee. He has presented insurance and business topics to a variety of corporations, business and academic institutes. Some include:
– Considerations in Buying or Selling a Business in North Carolina: Structure of the Acquisition; Negotiating a Purchase and Sale Agreement
– Golden Rule of Sovereign Immunity: The King Can Do No Wrong – An Overview of Insurance Regulators and Personal Liability
– Legal Survival in the New Surplus Lines Market
– Tort and Insurance Practice Committee News of the Public Regulation of Insurance Law Committee

Previous Legal Experience
Ragsdale Liggett, Co-founding Partner 1972; Managing Partner and Chair of Business Law Section until 2011
Hatch, Little, Bunn, Jones, Liggett & Few, Partner
Adjunct Professor, North Carolina State University School of Design, 1977-79 – Legal Aspects of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Design

Education
Denstone College, Uttoxeter
  Staffordshire England, 1959
UNC at Chapel Hill, B.A. 1963
   Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Law, J.D. 1966
  Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity

Professional Affiliations (Past and Present)
(Past and Present)
American Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
The Tenth Judicial District
Wake County Estate Planning Council 
Federation of Regulatory Counsel, Board of Directors Chairman 2008, Vice President 2009
Served on boards of: 
McM Corporation, Raleigh, NC; Peninsular Life Insurance Co. and Peninsular Title

Civic Affiliations
(Past and Present)
Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Founder & Chairman Raleigh Area Committee, Ducks Unlimited Conservation Service Award; Outstanding Service Award; Jerry P. Langdon Memorial Award
Raleigh Toastmasters Club, Toastmaster of the Year; President
North Carolina Wildlife Federation, BOD
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Triangle NC Chapter, Chairman, BOD
Beta of D.K.E., Inc., BOD & VP
Woodberry Forest School, Advisory Council
NC Natural History Society Board of Trustees, President 
Trinity Center of the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina, Board of Visitors
Delta Waterfowl Foundation, BOD, Student Program – Research Committee; named Honorary Director in 2003

Honors & Awards
LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® Highest AV Peer Review Rating 
NC Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters
  2007-2011 - NC Corporate Counsel & Business Editions
The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America® - Insurance Law 2013, 2014, 2015

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