Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Creditors' Rights Attorneys Join MMM in Research Triangle Park Office


Research Triangle Park, NC (June 1, 2011) ─ Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP has added two of counsel attorneys to its Research Triangle Park office. Attorneys Caren D. Enloe and Chad A. Sharkey, both formerly of Smith Debnam, are experienced commercial litigators who concentrate on creditors' rights issues.

“The firm is pleased to have Caren and Chad join Morris, Manning & Martin,” said Keith Burns, head of the firm’s RTP office. “They further expand our strong presence in the Research Triangle and bring additional strength to our existing, highly recognized creditors’ rights, commercial litigation and construction practices.”

With over 20 years of litigation experience, Enloe’s practice includes the defense of businesses in the credit and collections industries against claims made under state and federal consumer protection statutes, and creditor representation in commercial and consumer bankruptcy cases under Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. Her litigation experience includes defending creditors and debt collectors in North Carolina and federal courts, as well as general creditors' rights representation. Enloe received her J.D. degree cum laude from Campbell University School of Law, where she served as a member of the law review. She received her B.A. and B.M. from Appalachian State University.

With over 10 years of litigation experience, Sharkey is experienced in handling a variety of legal matters for large and small businesses and lenders. His practice concentrates on the representation of secured, unsecured and lease creditors in commercial bankruptcy cases, including creditor representation in adversary proceedings and preference actions. Mr. Sharkey’s practice also includes lender liability litigation and general business litigation, where he regularly represents lenders, equipment lessors and construction industry clients in state and federal court litigation, arbitrations and mediations. Sharkey received his J.D. degree magna cum laude from the University of Dayton School of Law, where he was a member of the law review, and his B.A. degree from North Carolina State University.

Enloe and Sharkey are also highly experienced in representing materialmen, owners, architects, and general contractors in the area of construction law, including disputes and litigation concerning mechanic’s and materialmen’s liens, construction defects, and state and federal bond claims.

About Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Morris, Manning & Martin ( is a full-service law firm with national and international reach. We dedicate ourselves to the constant pursuit of our clients’ success. To provide our clients with optimal value, we combine market-leading legal services with a total understanding of their needs to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and opportunity. MMM enjoys national prominence for its creditors’ rights, real estate, litigation, technology, healthcare, intellectual property, capital markets, environmental, green industry, insurance, mergers & acquisitions and timberland & forest products practices. MMM has offices in Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Savannah, Taipei, Beijing and Washington, D.C. and now an alliance with FGCN in São Paulo, Brazil.