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Bruce Ashley

Bruce Ashley

Partner, Municipalities, Counties & Special Purpose Entities Leader

T (336) 378-5321
F (336) 378-5400

Bruce Ashley counsels municipalities and other public entities on their unique legal needs. In addition, Mr. Ashley litigates disputes on behalf of individuals and public and private entities involving real property, construction and condemnation issues. He counsels clients on dispute prevention and resolution in all facets of real property law. Mr. Ashley works with a range of clients on leasing disputes and other real property matters.

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Listed Construction Litigation (2009-2013)
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White, Inc.), Construction Law (2009-2018), Litigation-Construction (2013-2018)
  • Martindale-Hubbell's top ("AV") Peer Review Rating *
  • Business North Carolina's Legal Elite, Construction Law (2008, 2009, 2014-2016), 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.



  • Executive Team, Congressman Mark Walker, 2015-present
  • 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
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, A.B., 1983
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1986
  • North Carolina, 1986
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1988
  • All State and Federal Courts in North Carolina, 1986
  • American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Construction Law Section

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