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Zipporah Basile Edwards




Zip Edwards is a member of the firm and co-chair of its litigation practice group. She works primarily in the resolution of disputes involving real property, including concentrations in the following areas: coverage opinions and representation of title insurance companies; defense counsel for insureds; defalcation and fraud recovery; mechanics lien defense; resolution of access, easement and boundary issues; subrogation litigation; and title curative measures.

Zip addresses these issues in all forums, including, regularly representing clients in bankruptcy adversary proceedings arising out of real estate and lien priority disputes. She also provides malpractice defense for attorneys, focusing on claims and litigation arising out of real estate transactions.

She uses her experience in real estate law, creditors’ rights, foreclosures, litigation, construction law and bankruptcy, to provide her clients with effective and efficient representation. As part of a team of real estate and title resolution attorneys, she is able to leverage Horack Talley’s diverse practice areas to craft comprehensive and practical solutions to real estate problems.

Phone (704) 716-0873
Fax (704) 372-2619




J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1994, cum laude
Wake Forest Law Faculty Scholar
Wake Forest Law Review

B.A., English and History, Wake Forest University, 1991, cum laude


North Carolina, 1994

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Women's Initiative

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