Mr. Whiteman has represented clients in civil lawsuits and arbitrations for over three decades. The main focus of his practice is the representation of individuals in disputes with securities brokers and disability insurance companies. Please visit the Practice Areas section to learn more about Mr. Whiteman’s experience.
Mr. Whiteman carefully evaluates potential cases based on their legal and factual merit, and welcomes all potential clients without regard to sexual orientation, skin color, gender, nationality, physical or mental limitations, religion or lack thereof, etc.
Mr. Whiteman was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from Miami University cum laude in 1977. In 1980, he received his law degree from The Ohio State University, where he was elected to The Order of Barristers and served on the Law Journal staff.
Mr. Whiteman is admitted to practice before the federal and state courts in North Carolina, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Whiteman holds a peer review rating of “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available ranking in the areas of attorney competence and ethics.
Mr. Whiteman has been married to Gwen Conner Whiteman since 1978 and has two grown children. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Whiteman enjoys swimming, running, cycling, yoga, long-distance trekking, vegetarian cooking, time with family and friends, gardening and reading.
The photo images on this website are of Japanese karesansui rock gardens, also called Zen gardens. These stylized formations of sand and rock are featured in Buddhist monasteries in Japan and are meant to symbolize purity, order and harmony.