June 24, 2017

NC Governor Cooper Nominates Philip A. Baddour, III to Industrial Commission

Raleigh, NC – Governor Roy Cooper has nominated Philip A. Baddour, III for appointment as a Commissioner to the North Carolina Industrial Commission for a six-year term, pending confirmation by the North Carolina General Assembly.

Philip A. Baddour, III joined the Industrial Commission as a Deputy Commissioner in November 2000. In August 2015, he was appointed to a six-year term to continue serving as a Deputy Commissioner.

Prior to the Commission, Mr. Baddour practiced law in Goldsboro, N.C. from 1996 to 1999, primarily representing plaintiffs in the areas of tort and workers’ compensation litigation. In 1999, he joined the North Carolina Department of Justice as an Assistant Attorney General defending state agencies in workers’ compensation and tort claim actions. Mr. Baddour also previously served as a JAG Officer in the North Carolina National Guard, achieving the rank of Captain before receiving an honorable discharge.

Mr. Baddour received his B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1992. He earned his law degree from Campbell University and was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1996.

Source: NC Industrial Commission

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