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Joseph M. Newlon



Joe Newlon is a transactional attorney advising clients on a myriad of complex business matters. Prior to joining Brooks Pierce, he represented clients in mergers and acquisitions, technology transfer and software licensing, intellectual property, employment, real estate, and business and corporate matters.

My Practices

  • Joe represents businesses and individuals in various corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions and drafting, negotiating and upholding commercial contracts.




University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, J.D., 2019, cum laude

Davidson College, B.A., 2012



North Carolina


About Me

I am one of five children and grew up in northern Illinois (and am still a huge fan of Chicago’s pro sports teams). Even though the rest of my family still resides in the Midwest, North Carolina has always felt like home to me since the very first moment I arrived to play college football. I love the beautiful landscapes, the friendly communities, and eating chicken biscuits with sweet tea (I am still an offensive lineman at heart). I apply the same approach that I use to remain close to my family and in sports to my law practice – communicate, make the extra effort, see the big picture and do the little things right. When I am not in the office, I enjoy playing intramural sports, reading, drawing cartoons and spending time at the coast and in the mountains with my wife (a native North Carolinian).

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    22 college football starts as an offensive lineman
  • 4
    4 states lived in
  • 1
    1 elopement in the NC mountains
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