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Brett M. Becker

Associate

  • (T) 336.387.5150
  • (F) 336.387.8917
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Overview

As an attorney with Nexsen Pruet's Construction group, Brett's previous practice focused on products liability & mass torts, specializing in medical device litigation. He also brings diverse experience in the additional areas of construction, bankruptcy, protection of trade secrets, governmental regulations, and contract disputes. He has previously defended clients in Federal, State and multi-district court litigation.

Brett practiced in New Jersey after graduating, cum laude  and 10th in his class from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2014. He is a 2011 graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, summa cum laude.

Education

Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2014

Clemson University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2011

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

District of New Jersey

Recognition
  • Order of the Coif
  • Wake Forest Law Review
  • Champion - 2014 Wake Forest Trial Bar Zeliff Trial Competition
  • Spring 2013 North Carolina Advocates for Justice Award Recipient
  • CALI Awards: Torts, Remedies, Trial Practice, Construction Law, Funeral and Cemetery Law
  • Fall 2011 Trial Bar Competition - Honorable Mention
Overview
  • Brett Becker, "Danger Doesn’t End at the Grave," in CEMETERY LAW: THE COMMON LAW OF BURYING GROUNDS IN THE UNITED STATES 302 (2015).
  • Brett M. Becker & John R. Sechrist II, Empirical Study, "Claims of Unconscionability: An Empirical Study of the Prevailing Analysis in North Carolina", 49 WAKE FOREST L. REV. 663, (Summer 2014)

After working in New Jersey, Brett is glad to be back living in the south & working in the Carolinas.  Outside of work, Brett enjoys spending time with his wife, Anna, and their two dogs, Dixie and Remington. He enjoys being outdoors running and biking, or playing golf and lacrosse. He played lacrosse for one year at Gordon College (Division III) before transferring to Clemson University where he played club lacrosse. Brett is an avid fan of all Clemson sports.

In his free time, he volunteers to mentor high school students in his community.

Becker outside NP with lacrosse gear