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Brett M. Becker


  • (T) 336.387.5150
  • (F) 336.387.8917

As an attorney with Nexsen Pruet's Construction group, Brett’s practice focuses on a wide range of construction matters, representing general contractors, subcontractors, owners, and suppliers. His construction experience includes, but is not limited to, contractual disputes, defects, delays, lien and bond claims, and matters of recent updates to tax law on construction projects. He also represents clients in a wide array of business litigation, and has previously defended clients in Federal, State and multi-district court litigation.

Brett also represents clients in a range of business litigation matters. He has experience in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation as well as products liability litigation. Brett also has experience advising and helping clients enforce their warehouseman’s lien rights, executing on judgement in the supplemental process of the courts, and defending clients on a wide variety of negligence and other tort actions.



Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2014

Clemson University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2011

Bar Admissions

North Carolina

Eastern District of North Carolina

Middle District of North Carolina

Western District of North Carolina

New Jersey

District of New Jersey

Civic & Professional Memberships

Guilford County Bar Association

F3 - Greensboro

Clemson Triad Alumni Board, Secretary

  • Order of the Coif
  • Wake Forest Law Review
  • Champion - 2014 Wake Forest Trial Bar Zeliff Trial Competition
  • Spring 2013 North Carolina Advocates for Justice Award Recipient
  • CALI Awards: Torts, Remedies, Trial Practice, Construction Law, Funeral and Cemetery Law
  • Fall 2011 Trial Bar Competition - Honorable Mention
  • New North Carolina Sales Tax Provisions for Contracts Related to Real Property, February 21, 2017
  • Brett Becker, "Danger Doesn’t End at the Grave," in CEMETERY LAW: THE COMMON LAW OF BURYING GROUNDS IN THE UNITED STATES 302 (2015).
  • Brett M. Becker & John R. Sechrist II, Empirical Study, "Claims of Unconscionability: An Empirical Study of the Prevailing Analysis in North Carolina", 49 WAKE FOREST L. REV. 663, (Summer 2014)

After working in New Jersey, Brett is glad to be back living in the south & working in the Carolinas. Outside of work, Brett enjoys spending time with his wife, Anna, their son, Bowen, and their two dogs, Dixie and Remington. He enjoys being outdoors running and biking, or playing golf and lacrosse. He played lacrosse for one year at Gordon College (Division III) before transferring to Clemson University where he played club lacrosse. Brett currently coaches lacrosse at Page High School in Greensboro. He is an avid fan of all Clemson sports.

In his free time, he volunteers to mentor high school students in his community.

Becker outside NP with lacrosse gear