Ted Edwards


Mr. Edwards graduated from Duke University with a double major in Political Science and Sociology. He also received his Juris Doctor degree from the Duke University School of Law. Mr. Edwards focuses his practice on commercial litigation and is a certified mediator. In 2006, Mr. Edwards was awarded the William L. Thorpe Pro Bono Attorney Award by the North Carolina Bar Association, which recognizes attorneys who provide exceptional pro bono legal assistance to low-income citizens in North Carolina. In 2011, he was selected for the North Carolina Bar Association’s Citizen Lawyer Award which honors attorney for exemplary public service activities. In 2012, Mr. Edwards served as President of the Wake County Bar Association. Mr. Edwards is currently serving as a member of the North Carolina State Bar Council.


  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 1994
  • A.B., Political Science and Sociology, Duke University, 1991

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1994
  • United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina


  • Selected to the North Carolina Super Lawyers list (2017, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Business North Carolina‘s Legal Elite, Construction (2008, 2009, 2013, 2014), Real Estate (2009)
  • Selected by Law & Politics Magazine for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers–Rising Stars Edition, Construction/Surety, 2009
  • Triangle Business Leader Pro Bono Impact Award for outstanding pro bono service, 2008
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s top (“AV”) Peer Review Rating *
  • Triangle Business Journal‘s 40 Leaders Under 40 (2002), awarded to the Triangle’s outstanding young business and community leaders

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure’s standards and policies.

Community Involvement

  • North Carolina Bar Association Board of Governors
  • Central Children’s Home of North Carolina, Board of Directors, Vice-President
  • North Carolina Housing Coalition, Board of Directors
  • Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, Chairman of the Board
  • United Minority Contractors of North Carolina, Founding Member
  • African-American Real Estate Professionals of North Carolina, Past President
  • Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association, Past Chair
  • Construction Professionals Network of North Carolina’s (CPN), Past President
  • North Carolina State Bar:
    • North Carolina State Bar Council – 10th Judicial District representative
    • Past member of Disciplinary Hearings Commission
    • Client Security Fund, Past Chair

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