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Litigation. Contracts. Formations. Compliance.

We’re here for you

Bailey & Dixon’s business practice attorneys provide a full range of legal services to clients — from start-ups to middle-market competitors to growing companies expanding into new markets. Business litigation. Contract law. And much more. We combine our seasoned experience with a sturdy base of legal knowledge to help tackle even the most complex issues in today’s corporate world.

Our attorneys provide creative, yet practical solutions to the many challenges a company may face:

  • Simple formations
  • General corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters
  • Protecting and licensing intellectual property
  • Navigating the nuances of electronic transactions
  • Negotiating and preparing commercial contracts
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Management deadlocks
  • Owner withdrawals
  • Dissolutions

We support a wide range of industries

We have represented clients across an array of industries, including biotechnology, energy, financial services, advertising, healthcare, software, manufacturing, and commercial real estate. As a full-service firm, we are able to call on our other practice areas–such as Tax, Real Estate, Administrative Law, Employment Law, and Civil Litigation–to help provide a comprehensive and integrated approach to our client’s concerns.


Chad Dunn

Chad is an attorney in the firm's litigation section, where he regularly represents and defends individuals, businesses, landlords, insurers and their insureds in a variety of civil actions throughout courts across North Carolina.

Cody R. Loughridge

Cody R. Loughridge represents corporate and individual clients in complex civil litigation, including construction, commercial collections, contract interpretation, and various other debtor-creditor disputes.

Jeffrey D. McKinney

Jeff has represented clients through formation, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate governance and compliance, commercial contract negotiations and much more.

Robert H. Merritt, Jr.

Co-Managing Partner
Robert H. Merritt, Jr. (“Robin”) merged his practice with the firm in 2003. He has practiced law in Raleigh, N.C. for over 40 years and concentrates his practice on tax controversies, business acquisitions and divestitures, real estate, commercial litigation and banking law.
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