Kevin - B. - Cartledge

Kevin B. Cartledge

Winston-Salem, N.C.
336.727.7645 - office


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1994
Wake Forest University, J.D., 1997


North Carolina State Bar
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
Mr. Cartledge’s primary area of practice is complex commercial litigation,including employment agreement and restrictive covenant litigation and banking and consumer protection litigation. He also has extensive experience defending governments and municipalities in the areas of liability and workers’ compensation.

Representative Experience

  • Lead trial counsel in commercial litigation covering all aspects of contract and commercial disputes
  • Representing employers in employment agreement and restrictive covenant litigation
  • Advising and representing businesses on employment law matters
  • Defending government and public officials
  • Representing a variety of clients in state and federal trial court matters
  • Representing a variety of clients before appellate courts
  • Significant experience representing clients in professional liability matters, including medical and legal professionals with regard to malpractice issues
  • Representing insurance clients in a variety of first and third-party litigation
  • Numerous trials to verdict in commercial and professional liability litigation

Professional Affiliations

  • Forsyth County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) 


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Nominated by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in Medical Malpractice Law Defendants
  • Recognized in North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
  • North Carolina’s Outstanding Young Lawyers
  • Top Lawyers of the Triad, Business Leader magazine
  • Top Lawyers of Charlotte, Business Leader magazine
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