Trey Lindley

Trey Lindley

Experienced Civil and Commercial Litigator
  • Appeals & Appellate, Employment Law, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • North Carolina
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Trey attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Focused on attending law school and becoming a litigator, he pursued degrees in philosophy (with a focus on the ethicists) and political science. Despite majoring in two of the more rigorous disciplines, he graduated with Highest Distinction (ranking in the top three percent of (3%) of his class) and was inducted as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. During college he served as a member of Student Congress and the Undergraduate Honor Court. During law school, Trey served on the Attorney General’s Staff for the law school’s Honor Court and was a member of the North Carolina Law Review. Upon graduating with Honors and passing the bar in 2003, Trey returned to Charlotte where he has practiced civil litigation ever since. In 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Trey was named a Rising Star in Business Litigation by North Carolina Super Lawyer’s magazine. This honor is awarded to fewer than two and one-half percent (2.5%) of all lawyers across the State of North Carolina. In February 2014, the Charlotte Business Journal named Trey one of the Top 40 business leaders under the age of 40 in the Charlotte region. With over a decade of experience and after becoming a partner at another firm, Trey organized Lindley Law, PLLC in July 2014.

Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Legal Malpractice
Additional Practice Areas
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Fiduciary Litigatoin
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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4th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Lindley Law
- Current
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
J.D. (2003) | Law
Honors: Law Review
Activities: Attorneys General Staff, UNC School of Law Honor Court
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University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.A. (1999) | Philosophy and Political Science
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Activities: Student Congress
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Rising Star in Business Litigation
Super Lawyers Magazine
Forty Under 40
Charlotte Business Journal
The CBJ recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40 who are making major strides in their careers and having a positive impact on their communities.
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar  # 31650
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Speaking Engagements
"Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Causes of Action and Defenses", Trusts & Estates: Fiduciary Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Cary, NC
North Carolina Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
Lindley Law, PLLC
225 S. McDowell St.
Charlotte, NC 28204
Cell: (704) 457-1010
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