Bruce Ashley

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Bruce Ashley counsels clients and litigates disputes on their behalf involving real property, construction and condemnation issues.  Mr. Ashley represents both property owners and public entities in condemnation/eminent domain matters.   He counsels developers and other clients in the construction industry on dispute prevention and resolution in all facets of the construction process.  Mr. Ashley also works extensively with a range of clients on leasing disputes and other real property matters.


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 1986
  • A.B., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1983


  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1988
  • North Carolina, 1986
  • All State and Federal Courts in North Carolina, 1986


  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Listed Construction Litigation (2009-2013)
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White, Inc.), Construction Law (2009-2015), Litigation-Construction (2013-2015) 
  • Martindale-Hubbell's top ("AV") Peer Review Rating *
  • Business North Carolina's Legal Elite, Construction Law (2008, 2009, 2014), Real Estate Law (2011)
  • Governor's Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Construction Law Section

Civic and Community Service

  • Youth baseball and basketball coach, Spears YMCA, Greensboro Parks and Recreation League, Upward Program, 2001-present
  • Coordinator, Concerts of Prayer Ministry, 2004-2005
  • Candidate for Mayor of Greensboro, 2003
  • Board of Directors, Greensboro Urban Ministry, 1994-1998