Joseph W. Eason

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Joseph Eason focuses on the resolution of commercial and regulatory disputes, with emphasis on utility and insurance industry issues. He also assists a variety of clients on matters pertaining to trade regulation, including issues arising under federal and state antitrust and unfair trade laws, and laws protecting intellectual property interests.


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, JD, with honors (1977)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, Political Science (1974)

Admissions : North Carolina


  • Energy and Utilities
    • Has been the lead attorney in cases involving electric power, gas and telephone tariffs and contracts, participating in numerous proceedings before the North Carolina Utilities Commission, as well as state and federal courts in North Carolina
    • Has counseled several clients in connection with wholesale and retail electric and natural gas supply contracts, including the negotiation and drafting of such arrangements, and obtaining approvals of regulatory agencies when required.
    • Other regulatory engagements including certification and siting proceedings, rulemakings, general and avoided cost rate-making proceedings, and tariff disputes
  • Insurance
    • Has provided counsel and litigation services to a variety of industry members and trade associations, and represented various clients in courts, in dealings with the N.C. Department of Insurance, and in connection with legislative initiatives
    • Experience includes the defense of claims under primary and reinsurance agreements for casualty, disability, mortgage guaranty, and title insurers, as well as the defense of unfair trade and antitrust claims asserted against insurers and other related organizations
  • Additional Experience
    • Experience in complex commercial litigation and class actions, including cases involving allegations of unfair competition and deceptive trade practices
    • Representation of manufacturers, distributors, and financial service providers in market unfair trade litigations brought by private parties and by state officers, including the N.C. Attorney General

Professional Activities:

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section Council (1996 – 1999)


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