Walt Rapp

Wilmington, NC

Walt Rapp

Wilmington, NC

Walt Rapp’s practice focuses on litigation, particularly in civil, commercial and construction litigation. Walt handles cases related to construction defect, real estate, maritime claims, motor vehicle negligence, premises liability and contract disputes. He has practiced in the Wilmington area since 2003, representing a variety of clients, including contractors, subcontractors, real estate agents, and design professionals. Walt also serves as corporate counsel for several local builders and business owners, providing them assistance with contracts, risk transfer, collections and other business related matters. He enjoys working with his clients as a partner, while maximizing efficiency and minimizing risk.

Outside of the office, Walt spends his time with his wife and two children, as well as enjoying live music and camping.

Practice Areas

Adulterated Food

Alcohol Liability

Bad Faith

Commercial & Business Litigation

Construction Litigation

Director & Officer Liability/Fiduciary

Government/Municipal Liability


Nursing Home Liability

Premises Liability

Products Liability

Management & Professional Liability

Slander & Defamation

Motor Vehicle Litigation

Trucking & Transportation

Insurance Coverage

Curriculum Vitae

Education (2)
  • Wake Forest University (JD)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BA)
Professional Memberships (5)
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (Member of Board of Directors)
  • New Hanover County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Bar Admissions (2)
  • North Carolina (2003)
  • US District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
Community Involvements (2)
  • Jo Ann Carter Harrelson Center (Board Member)
  • YMCA Adventure Guides and Princesses Program, Chief of the Waccamaw Nation