Fountain Selected Among 2018 Leaders in the Law
John N. (Nick) Fountain, a shareholder at Young Moore, has been selected among the “2018 Leaders in the Law” by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. Leaders in the Law honors legal professionals licensed and practicing law in the state of North Carolina, who have gone above and beyond in their profession and their community. Honorees are selected by a panel of independent legal professional leaders and peers based on professional accomplishment, personal accomplishment, and community involvement within North Carolina.
Nick focuses his practice on licensing boards & commissions and administrative law. He has also assisted clients in solving business acquisition and shareholder disputes, real estate disputes including boundaries, condemnation, zoning, and restrictive covenants, estate problems and will caveats. He is a N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission certified mediator in Superior Court and in the Office of Administrative Hearings. Nick has assisted clients in more than 80 of the 100 courthouses in North Carolina and has been involved in more than 40 reported decisions in the North Carolina Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, the Business Court, U.S. District Court and the Fourth Circuit. He has held an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell for more than thirty years.
Nick has served as President of the Wake County and 10th District Bar, on the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Bar Association, as a Bar Councilor and Advisor to the State Bar, and as president of the Raleigh Kiwanis Club. He has received multiple awards for Bar leadership and historic preservation.
After graduating from Duke University and receiving his law degree from Wake Forest University, Nick started his legal career with a clerkship with Judge (later Justice) David M. Britt.