Jacqueline D. Grant

Jacqueline D Grant

City Centre Building
301 College Street, Suite 400
PO Box 7647
Asheville, NC 28802

jgrant@roberts-stevens.com
direct dial: (828) 258-6909
fax: (828) 253-7200
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Education

Western Carolina University, BS, magna cum laude, 1992

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, JD, 1995

Practices & Industries

Bar & Court Admissions

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association: Section: Litigation, Litigation Section Council
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, North Carolina, Western, Middle, and
  • Eastern Districts
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Biography

Jackie Grant, a partner and litigator at Roberts & Stevens, successfully represents individuals, businesses and organizations in a broad range of areas including civil litigation, complex personal injury, employment litigation and professional liability litigation at the trial and appellate levels in both North Carolina State and U.S. Federal Courts.

Jackie has significant experience obtaining settlements and verdicts on behalf of plaintiffs in employment matters, personal injury litigation, and complex litigation cases. Equally, she has obtained numerous defense verdicts on behalf of physicians and hospitals in multi-million dollar medical malpractice cases. She has also successfully defended employers, individuals, and corporations in employment litigation and complex personal injury litigation. She is a formidable negotiator who acts in the best interest of her clients through trial, mediation or arbitration. Jackie is AV Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Jackie was a distinguished member of the North Carolina Bar Association Board of Governors from 2010-2013.  She served as President of the 28th Judicial District (Buncombe County) Bar Association from 2014-2015 and has been recognized as a North Carolina Super Lawyer in Personal Injury Defense:  Medical Malpractice since 2011.  Jackie was elected to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite for Employment Law in 2013 and 2016.

An Asheville native, Jackie is a community advocate who has served on the boards of several local organizations including the YWCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Western North Carolina and the City of Asheville Sustainable Economic Development Task Force. Professionally, she is an active member of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Defense Research Institute, North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, and North Carolina Bar Association Litigation Council.

Experience

Complex personal injury

Employment law

General civil litigation

Insurance defense

Medical Malpractice on behalf of hospitals and physicians

Professional

28th Judicial District Bar Association, President, 2014-2015; President Elect, 2013-2014; Vice-President, 2012-2013

Asheville Consistory #253 Commander in Chief Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Law, 1995

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

The Best Lawyers in America, 2013 Lawyer of the Year in Asheville for Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants; Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, 2012-2016

Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite: Employment Law 2013, 2016

Defense Research Institute

Epps-Daily-Harrell Law Society

Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow 2011-2014

National Holderness Moot Court Team

North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, member, 1997-present; Board of Directors, 2003-2006

North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys

North Carolina Bar Association Board of Governors, 2010-2013; Executive Committee, 2011-2012

North Carolina State Bar, Advisory Member of the Grievance Committee, 2014

North Carolina Super Lawyers: Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense, 2011-2016; Civil Litigation Defense, Employment & Labor Law 2011-2013. Top 100 North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2014. Top 50 Women North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2012-2014. North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2010.

Pisgah Legal Services, Board of Directors, 1996-1998

Presentations include:

“Fundamentals of Employment Law,” NC Youth Camp Association, April 2013.

“Employment Law Beyond the Basics,” Renaissance Asheville Hotel, 2012

“Documentation and Medical Negligence,” Park Ridge Health, 2010

“Transition to Practice,” Palmetto Health Department of Emergency Medicine Class of 2007 Senior Retreat Faculty Presenter

“Issues of Medical Negligence as it Applies to Nurses,” VA Medical Center of Asheville, 2006

Community Service

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors, 2012–present

Asheville-Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement, Board of Directors, 2005-2010

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Western North Carolina, Board of Directors, 1997-2001

City of Asheville Sustainable Economic Development Task Force, Member, 2003-2007

Mountain Area Child & Family Center, Board of Directors, 2002-2008

Mountain Area Hospice Foundation, Board of Directors, 2000-2004

University of North Carolina at Asheville Foundation, Board of Directors, 2011-present

YMCA of Western North Carolina, Board of Directors, 2006-present, Executive Committee 2009-2011

YWCA of Asheville, Board of Directors, 1997-1999