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Byron Saintsing leads a practice group whose attorneys concentrate in matters of construction law, commercial and business litigation, representation of equipment lessors, charter schools and education law, and commercial creditor bankruptcy.

Byron's practice emphasizes effective and frequent client communication, as well as efficient, aggressive and results-oriented representation. He has represented clients in the construction and heavy equipment leasing industries for more than 18 years in matters such as mechanics liens, bond claims, delay claims, warranty disputes, and numerous bankruptcy issues.

Byron has written and lectured on many topics pertaining to construction and equipment leasing, including editing materials on North Carolina's adoption of Article 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code. He is admitted to practice in the State Courts in North Carolina as well as all three of its Federal Districts. He also regularly appears in Federal District Courts in other jurisdictions throughout the United States.

Byron has served on the firm's Executive Committee since 2001.


  • J.D., with honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988
  • B.A., cum laude, Wake Forest University, 1985


  • North Carolina State Bar
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Bar Association; Law Practice Management Section; Business Law Section; Forum on Construction Industry
  • North Carolina Bar Association; Treasurer, Construction Law Section, 2003; Construction Law Council Member, 1995-1998
  • Equipment Leasing Association; Member, Legal Forum Committee, 2003-2005
  • Top Rated Lawyers™ 2012 Edition for Commercial Bankruptcy and Creditors-Debtor Rights Law
  • Primerus Law Society; Business Law Institute - Commercial Law, Business Law, Bankruptcy Law, Commercial Law, and Construction Law Groups

Articles & Publications:

  • Advanced Real Estate Law in North Carolina, National Business Institute, Inc., December 1996
  • Residential and Commercial Evictions, National Business Institute, Inc., October 1998
  • Effects of Bankruptcy Chapter, North Carolina Construction Law Deskbook, 2000 and 2003 editions
  • Real Estate and Bankruptcy Chapter, published in the North Carolina Bankruptcy Practice Manual, 1995, 1998 and 2003 editions

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