Education & Admissions
- “Chapter 11 Bankruptcies: An Overview of Selected Topics,” A CLE presentation for the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation, September 2006
Paul Baynard represents business entities as corporate counsel, interim general counsel and outside general counsel in a broad range of corporate services, bankruptcy matters and mediation and alternative dispute resolution.
In his corporate practice, utilizing both his law degree and his MBA, Mr. Baynard represents entrepreneurial companies, start-ups, lower middle market corporations and family-owned businesses in an array of corporate matters, including financing with secured lenders, transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, negotiations of contracts and other agreements, the preparation of formation and corporate governance documents and business litigation proceedings.
Mr. Baynard’s business bankruptcy practice is focused on the representation of debtors and creditors (secured and unsecured) and in matters involving corporate workouts, financial reorganizations and business bankruptcies under Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. He has represented unsecured creditors’ committees in business bankruptcy cases and parties in preference and fraudulent transfer actions.
Mr. Baynard is certified to conduct mediated settlement conferences in the Superior Courts of North Carolina by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission.
Paul Baynard has been named a “Legal Elite” by Business North Carolina magazine for Bankruptcy Law, has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” in Bankruptcy Law by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.