Adam P. Banks
Adam is a civil litigator, trusted by clients to resolve issues involving:
- Construction: contracts, defects, and payment disputes;
- Business and commercial disputes;
- Breach of contract;
- Insurance coverage and insurance defense;
- Municipal defense;
- Employment matters: wage and hour, wrongful termination, employer defense.
- Workplace investigations, including investigation of claims related to discrimination,
harassment, retaliation, employee misconduct, and whistleblower complaints.
Adam regularly litigates in federal district court, the North Carolina Business Court, and North Carolina
trial courts across the state. Adam takes a client-focused approach to assist North Carolina
businesses in resolving complex disputes in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Adam regularly
handles contract and payment disputes, unfair competition claims, construction defect and warranty
claims, insurance coverage and bonding disputes, as well as a range of other commercial litigation.
Adam in versed in advising construction business owners in contracting and risk-management and
defending business owners from employment claims such as wrongful termination, discrimination, and
wage and hour claims.
Before joining Envisage, Adam was a partner and co-founder of Felton Banks, PLLC, a Raleigh-based law
firm, where he focused on civil and construction litigation. Adam and his partner wound down Felton
Banks to join the Michael Best law firm in 2019.
For the past decade, Adam has been a member of the North Carolina National Guard. Adam is assigned
as the Brigade Judge Advocate for the 113th Sustainment Brigade in Greensboro, North Carolina,
overseeing all brigade legal matters which include military justice, administrative investigations and
operational law. Adam deployed with the 449th Combat Aviation Brigade in 2017, spending time in Iraq
and Kuwait while serving as the brigade trial counsel.
Adam earned his undergraduate degree in Public Policy from Duke University, where he was also a four-
year letterman on the football team. Adam received his law degree from Campbell University. Adam
lives in Cary with his wife and three children.