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5002 Randall Parkway
Wilmington, North Carolina 28403Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 910-762-9711
Fax: 910-256-0310
Toll Free: 800-499-9711
E-Mail: reception@cmclawfirm.com
www.cmclawfirm.com
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Established: 1949

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Automobile
  • General Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Casualty
  • Personal Injury
  • Municipal Liability
  • First Party Matters
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Subrogation
  • Investigations
  • Construction Law
  • Pre-Suit
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About Us
Crossley McIntosh Collier Hanley & Edes, PLLC has been faithfully serving the community for over 60 years.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
AIGAllstate Insurance Company
Arcadian Risk ManagersAtlantic Casualty Insurance Company
CNA Insurance CompanyFederated Insurance Company
Fireman's Fund Insurance CompanyGAB Robins North America, Inc.
Great American Insurance CompanyHarleysville Mutual Insurance Company
Horace Mann Insurance CompanyLloyd's
Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance CompanyNorth Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
North Carolina League of MunicipalitiesState Auto Insurance Company
State Farm GroupSt. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company
Western Surety CompanyZurich U.S.
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Personnel Information
Firm Members
Clay A. Collier
Wilmington, NC
E-Mail:clayc@cmclawfirm.com
Admitted
  • North Carolina, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American, North Carolina and New Hanover County Bar Associations
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, A.B., 1982
  • Campbell University, J.D., 1985
Born:1959
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Andrew J. Hanley
Wilmington, NC
E-Mail:andrewh@cmclawfirm.com
Admitted
  • Texas, 1991
  • North Carolina, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina, 1997
Memberships:
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
Education:
  • Cornell University, B.A., 1985
  • Tulane University, J.D. (cum laude), 1991
Born:1963
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Brian E. Edes
Wilmington, NC
E-Mail:briane@cmclawfirm.com
Admitted
  • North Carolina, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2004
Memberships:
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina and New Hanover County Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington, B.A., 1995
  • Campbell University, J.D., 1998
Born:1971
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Norwood P. Blanchard, III
Wilmington, NC
E-Mail:norwood@cmclawfirm.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Employment Law
Admitted
  • North Carolina, 1999
Memberships:
  • North Carolina and New Hanover County Bar Associations
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • East Carolina University, B.S./B.A., 1993
  • Duke University, J.D., 1999
Born:1968
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Associate Attorney
Andrew D. Penny
Wilmington, NC
E-Mail:andrewp@cmclawfirm.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
Admitted
  • North Carolina, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
Memberships:
  • North Carolina and New Hanover County Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington, B.A. Political Science, 2010
  • Elon University, J.D., 2013
Born:1986
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Service Areas
Beaufort, North Carolina127 miles
Bolivia, North Carolina22 miles
Burgaw, North Carolina26 miles
Elizabeth City, North Carolina210 miles
Elizabethtown, North Carolina50 miles
Fayetteville, North Carolina87 miles
Greenville, North Carolina118 miles
Jacksonville, North Carolina51 miles
Kenansville, North Carolina58 miles
Lumberton, North Carolina78 miles
New Bern, North Carolina176 miles
Smithfield, North Carolina114 miles
Whiteville, North Carolina48 miles
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