November 30, 2022

Volume XII, Number 334

Gregory P. McGuire

Greg has more than 26 years of experience as a litigator and for seven years served as a trial judge on the North Carolina Business Court for Complex Business Cases. As a judge, he presided over hundreds of cases involving the interpretation and application of corporate law, business torts, trade secrets, non-competition agreements, trademarks, and administrative law. As a former shareholder of an international law firm, he has litigated matters in a broad range of areas of civil law.

  • As a judge on the North Carolina Business Court, 89% of his orders from which appeals were taken were affirmed by the Supreme Court of North Carolina and the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Author of the first North Carolina Business Court decision ever affirmed by the United States Supreme Court, N.C. Dep't of Revenue v. Kimberley Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust

  • As a litigator, served as lead counsel in hundreds of lawsuits in federal and state courts throughout the United States involving claims in the areas of employment discrimination, employment torts, trade secrets and noncompetition agreements, wage and hour laws, business and commercial disputes, major workplace accidents, and products liability

  • Obtained defense verdicts in numerous civil jury trials in the courts of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, and Michigan

  • Lead defense counsel in more than 20 nationwide and statewide class action and collective action lawsuits in state and federal courts

  • Extensive experience in federal and state courts of appeals, including arguing cases before the Fourth Circuit and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals

  • Represented employers in investigations and audits before the EEOC, USDOL, OFCCP, NLRB, and other state and local agencies

Articles in the National Law Review database by Gregory P. McGuire

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