Greg Gaught, Brooks Pierce Photo

Greg Gaught



Greg Gaught helps clients resolve disputes wherever they arise, whether that be arbitration proceedings, trial courts, or appellate courts. Greg’s experience spans the spectrum, from business disputes to complex class actions to controversies implicating constitutional and criminal-law issues. Whatever the forum and whatever the issue, Greg brings his experience to bear to counsel and advocate for the Firm's clients.

My Practices

  • Greg works with businesses and individuals in a myriad of industries to resolve complex commercial disputes. He has represented clients—large and small—in both state and federal trial courts, helping them resolve contractual disagreements, class actions, qui tam suits, antitrust claims, subpoenas, and more.

  • Successfully litigating appeals requires identifying the (usually few) truly dispositive issues, preserving them, and marshalling the best arguments available. Greg has spent countless hours doing just that. He combines his experience from private practice and clerking in the federal appellate courts to chart successful appellate strategies for clients seeking to vindicate trial-court rulings or reverse them.

  • Greg’s clerkships in both the federal trial and appellate courts provided a unique opportunity to dive deeply into a wide array of criminal-law issues both substantive and procedural. He’s seen and analyzed the issues up close at pretrial hearings, trials, and post-trial proceedings. And he’s scrutinized them under the microscope of the appellate process. Greg also has experience litigating False Claims Act actions brought by both private parties and governments.



Law Clerk to the Honorable Allison J. Rushing, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (2020-2021)

Law Clerk to the Honorable James C. Dever III, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina (2016-2017)


Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2016, cum laude; Senior Notes Editor, Duke Law Journal Vol. 65

University of Central Florida, B.S., 2012, magna cum laude


North Carolina

U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


Speaking Engagements

Professional & Civic

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Criminal Justice Act Panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Member, NC Appellate Pro Bono Program

  • 34
    34 attorneys named to Business North Carolina's 2024 "Legal Elite" and "Hall of Fame"
  • 114
    114 attorneys with the highest standard of professional and personal excellence
  • 74
    74 of our attorneys are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 Guide
Jump to Page

This website uses cookies to enhance user experience and to analyze performance and traffic on our website. For more information on our cookie use, see our Privacy Policy.