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Robert A. Meynardie

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Meynardie & Nanney, PLLC
5700 Six Forks Rd, Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: 919-296-4523
Fax: 919-324-6590
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction Litigation: Business, Civil Litigation: Defense, Consumer Law
Attorney Profile

Robert A. Meynardie is an attorney at Meynardie & Nanney, PLLC, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mr. Meynardie handles business, construction and civil litigation matters, as well as estate planning and probate cases. He serves clients in the Raleigh/Durham-Chapel Hill area and throughout Wake County, North Carolina.

An experienced litigator, Mr. Meynardie is also a certified civil court mediator and uses alternative dispute resolution methods when trying to resolve cases. He holds licenses to practice law in North Carolina and Georgia and before the U.S. district courts for the northern, middle and eastern districts of North Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

As a reputable construction law attorney, Mr. Meynardie speaks on construction law and other legal topics at conferences and seminars. Active in the North Carolina Bar Association, he is a former chairman of the Construction Law Council. He is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, the Construction Professionals Network Institute, Inc. and Associated Builders and Contractors Carolinas.

In addition, Mr. Meynardie belongs to the North Carolina Bar Association, the American Bar Association, Carolinas Associated General Contractors and the International Association of Defense Counsel. He is also active in the Defense Research Institute’s Commercial Litigation, Construction Law and Products Liability committees.

In recognition of his high ethical standards and legal capability, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Meynardie an AV Preeminent* peer review rating. He is also listed in “The Best Lawyers in America.”

Mr. Meynardie earned a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a master of business administration degree from the University of San Francisco and obtained his law degree from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 30%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 30%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Consumer Law
Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Arbitration, Mediation, Construction Defects, Consumer Protection, Fraud

Selections

14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

About Robert A. Meynardie

First Admitted: 1991, Georgia

Educational Background

  • Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.S., Major: Economics, Concentration: Accounting and Finance, 1981
  • University of San Francisco, M.B.A., Major: Finance, Honors: National Honor Society, 1985, 1985

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Civil Court Mediator, 2000

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • North Carolina Construction Law, Lorman Seminars
  • Lecturer, Understanding Green Construction and Managing Construction Risk in a Green Building Environment, CPA / Law Forum, 2009
  • Author, Emerging Issues in Green Construction, NCBA Construction Law Deskbook, 2009
  • Contracting With General Contractors And Construction Managers To Avoid Or Reduce Exposure To Claims, NC Bar Association, Construction Section Annual Meeting
  • Comparison of the AIA Form Contracts And The New Consensus DOCS, Presentations to Carolinas AGC and AIA, 2007
  • Public Construction Law in North Carolina, Lorman Seminars
  • Defending Delay, Acceleration, and Lost Productivity Claims, The Voice (DRI’s National Publication)
  • Electronically Stored Information and the New Federal Rules, NC Bar Association, Construction Section Annual
  • CPA Law Forum, Green Construction: Controlling Risks and Understanding Rewards, 2009
  • Contracting with Public Entities, LORMAN, 2011-Present
  • Emory Law Journal, Law Review, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Chapter Author, Public Construction in North Carolina, North Carolina Bar Association’s Construction Law Deskbook
  • Chapter Author, Developments in Green/Sustainable Construction, North Carolina Bar Association’s Construction Law Deskbook

Honors/Awards

  • Educational Honors, Order of the Coif, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • Graduated with High Honors, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers, Business Litigation and Construction Litigation, 2009-2017
  • Legal Elite Hall of Fame, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Associated Building Contractors of the Carolinas
  • ABA, Forum on Construction Industry, Steering Committee for Division 2 (Contract Documents), 2008
  • Carolinas Associated General Contractors
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute (Commercial Litigation, Products Liability & Construction Law)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • NC Bar Association Construction, Section Council, 2005-2008
  • NC Bar Association, Construction Section, Vice Chairman, 2010-2011
  • NC Bar Association, Construction Section, Chairman, 2011-2012
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1994
  • North Carolina, 1994
  • Georgia, 1991
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys Board of Directors, 2006

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Construction Professionals Network of North Carolina
  • Represented a foreign national in a custody dispute with naturalized citizen, 2008

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Equipment
  • Technology
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Office Location for Robert A. Meynardie

5700 Six Forks Rd
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: 919-296-4523

Fax: 919-324-6590

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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