Luke P. Sbarra
Luke is a partner in the Firm’s Charlotte office. He focuses his practice in the areas of professional liability, products liability, construction defect, premises, security, and liquor liability, and commercial litigation. His clients include individuals, businesses, and several commercial insurers, excess and surplus line insurers, specialty carriers, and their insureds. Luke has tried several jury cases to verdict throughout North Carolina, arbitrated several binding arbitrations to final award, and appeared in matters pending in North Carolina’s three federal courts and specialized Business Courts. Luke has also argued at the North Carolina Court of Appeals and appeared before the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Luke graduated from Wake Forest University Law School, where he was a published member of the Wake Forest Law Review and a member of the Jessup International Moot Court Team. Prior to law school, Luke graduated from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Luke is a member of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Product Liability Subcommittee, Defense Research Institute, Professional Liability Subcommittee, the Professional Liability Defense Federation, and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS).
Luke’s legal peers named him one of North Carolina’s 2010-2013 Rising Stars in Civil Litigation, as published in North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine. He and his wife have two children and have lived in Charlotte since 2000.