Exciting News!

As of April 1, 2023, Nexsen Pruet will merge with
Maynard Cooper & Gale. 

Together we are 

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We look forward to serving our clients from 23 offices and with 550 attorneys coast-to-coast.


Bob Baynes concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and fiduciary defense matters.

Bob earned his J.D. degree with Honors from UNC-Chapel Hill, where we was on the North Carolina Law Review.

Community & Professional

  • American Bar Foundation
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Rotary Club of Greensboro


  • Best Lawyers in America since 2009
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Bar Association House of Delegates (1993-1996)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
  • North Carolina State Bar, President (1988-1989), President-Elect (1987-1988), Vice President (1986-1987), Councillor (1980-1986)
  • North Carolina State Bar Client Security Fund, Chairman, Board of Trustees (1992-1994)
  • North Carolina State Bar - Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts Plan, Chairman Board of Trustees (2010-2011)
  • Former member, Governor's Commission on Business Laws and the Economy (Appointed by former Governor James B. Hunt)


  • North Carolina
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