Bradley A. Coxe

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Wilmington, North Carolina

Law Office of Bradley Coxe
Bradley A. Coxe
Law Office of Bradley Coxe

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Business Litigation, Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in North Carolina since: 1995

Education: University of North Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024

Law Office of Bradley Coxe

3907 Wrightsville Ave
Suite 200
Wilmington, NC 28403


Bradley A. Coxe is a dedicated and empathetic civil litigation attorney representing the people of North Carolina. He co-founded and established Hodges & Coxe, LLP, located in Wilmington, to provide unwavering support and legal assistance to both defendants and plaintiffs in cases involving  the following matters:

  • Personal injury: Car wrecks, dog and animal bites, wrongful death, medical malpractice, slip-and-fall injuries, invasion of privacy.
  • Business law: Mergers and acquisitions, business dissolutions, contractual disputes, partnerships and shareholder disputes
  • Construction law: Construction defects, construction contracts and liens 

Authorized to practice law in both South Carolina and North Carolina for close to three decades, Mr. Coxe appears before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Mr. Coxe received his legal education from the University of North Carolina School of Law and graduated in 1995, earning his doctorate in jurisprudence. Prior to that, he attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and obtained his undergraduate degree in political science. 

Well-known in the legal community as an attorney who is always up and ready to help the injured, Mr. Coxe earnestly strives to secure justice for all. He understands the importance of keeping clients informed and always keeps them updated on all the major and minor developments in their cases. His extensive knowledge and experience in diverse legal fields allow him to help his clients with any legal problem that they face. 

Rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell by his peers, Mr. Coxe is the recipient of several other awards as well. named him the Best Personal Injury Lawyer in Wilmington and he was included in the Top 100 Litigation Lawyers list in the state of North Carolina by the American Society of Legal Advocates. He is rated “Superb” on Avvo. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards. 

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Non-Compete Agreements, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trade Secret, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Business Litigation
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1995, North Carolina

Professional Webpage:

Firm News (Newsletters):
  • Let America Know
  • HCPP blog
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • 10.0 Avvo rating, Top Attorney Business, Avvo
  • BV Distinguished® (3.0-4.4) - BV Distinguished® is an excellent rating for a lawyer with some experience. A widely respected mark of achievement, it differentiates a lawyer from his or her competition., AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Clients' Choice Award from, Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2014
  • 10.0 rating on, Top Attorney Personal Injury, Avvo
  • Top 100 Lawyers American Society of Legal Advocates, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • University of North Carolina Educational Foundation
  • Community Theater (Thalian Association, Big Dawg Productions)
  • Thalian Association, Board Member
  • American Red Cross, Cape Fear Chapter, Former Chairman and Board Member
  • Chairman and director: American Red Cross, Cape Fear Chapter., 2009
  • Board member and President–Thalian Association community theater, 2016
  • Session member of Winter Park Presbyterian Church, 2009
Educational Background:
  • BA from University of North Carolina, 1991
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit, 1997
  • Admitted to practice in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina., 1995
  • Member of North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 2008
  • Member of North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, 1995
  • Authorized to practice law in the state of South Carolina., 1997
  • Admitted to practice to the Supreme Court of the United States., 2001
  • Member of New Hanover County Bar Association, 1995
  • Authorized to Practice law in the state of North Carolina., 1995
  • Admitted to practice in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina., 1996
  • Member of North Carolina Bar Association, 1995
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • CLE presentation on medical records, 2016
White Papers:
  • Guide for New Board Members in an HOA, 2016
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $700,000 motor vehicle wreck settlement with traumatic brain damage, 2021
  • Federal trial. $707,001 awarded for defamation and civil rights violations, 2020
  • $500,000 wrongful death settlement, 2019
  • $700,000 verdict for Constitutional claims, defamation and punitive damages, 2020
  • Medical Malpractice settlement $1,000,000, 2017
  • Rasmussen v. Duncan. Large settlement for injury to bicyclist from work truck, 2012
  • Kimberly Lewis v. Stephanie Bennett. Defended violation of non-compete to jury trial. Jury awarded damages 8x less than final demand., 2016
  • Smith v. Mickelson. Jury award for client in construction litigation against builder., 2015
  • Buck v Washa. 6 figure settlement in motor vehicle wreck.
  • Tommy Davis Construction v. Cape Fear Public Utility Authority. Represented developer who was illegally assessed impact fees for unavailable water and sewer services. Won at summary judgment and 4th Circuit Court of Appeals., 2015
  • Eastern Environment v. City of Fayetteville. Settlement for full amount demanded on construction contract., 2017
  • Miller v. Hayes. Defending on breach of promissory agreement. settled for 1/3 of defendant's original offer., 2017
  • Price v. Bradt. Large settlement on motor vehicle wreck in Brunswick Co. NC, 2016

Office location for Bradley A. Coxe

3907 Wrightsville Ave
Suite 200
Wilmington, NC 28403

Phone: 910-808-0121


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024

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