Wagner Hicks PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Derek M. Bast has joined our growing firm. Mr. Bast joins us after practicing civil litigation in the fields of commercial, construction, and employment law for over two years at Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A. Before then, Mr. Bast spent two years serving as a judicial law clerk for Chief Judge Louis A. Bledsoe, III with the North Carolina Business Court, where he worked on cases involving the law of corporations, limited liability companies, intellectual property, unfair trade practices, and business torts.
Mr. Bast graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Languages. Mr. Bast received his Juris Doctorate at Wake Forest University School of Law, where he was a student practitioner for the Appellate Advocacy Clinic and also participated in the Community Law & Business Clinic. Mr. Bast is licensed to practice in North Carolina and in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.
Ben Hicks, co-founder of the firm, said of the firm’s hire, “We are thrilled to add Derek to the firm. His litigation and clerkship experience are a valuable asset to the firm and our clients.”
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