Mediator's Profile


Bob Meynardie

Business Name: Carolina Mediations

Bob Meynardie is a trial lawyer with more than three decades of commercial, real property, and construction litigation experience. Bob has been a Superior Court certified mediator since 2000 and has served as a neutral in nearly 1000 civil cases, as well as being a member of the American Arbitration Association’s commercial and construction panels for both arbitration and mediation.

Bob opened a solo practice in 2008, after 15 years practicing complex commercial litigation in two of the largest firms in North Carolina.  He left the large firm in order to provide more flexible and affordable solutions to local governments, small businesses and individuals.

Additionally, Bob has been a certified civil court mediator since 2000 and has acted as an advocate or mediator in hundreds of civil cases.  In 2018 he launched Carolina Mediations, and “The Middle View,” a website and newsletter dedicated to improving advocacy in mediation and thereby improving mediation outcomes.


  •     Emory University School of Law, JD (1991), Law Review and Order of the Coif
  •     University of San Francisco, MBA in Finance (1985), National Honor Society
  •     Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, BS in Economics (1981)

Memberships & Affiliations

  •     NC Business Magazine Legal Elite Hall of Fame
  •     North Carolina Super Lawyers
  •     Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
  •     NCBA Construction Section Council Past Chairperson
  •     NC Bar Association Construction Section Council, 2005-2008
  •     ABA Forum on Construction Industry, Steering Committee for Division 2 (Contract Documents)
  •     Carolinas Associated General Contractors
  •     U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year 2023 Construction Law

Practice Areas

  • Commercial & Business Litigation
  • Construction Contracts & Litigation
  • Employee Defection (Trade Secret, Covenants Not To Compete) Litigation
  • Business Ownership Divorce
  • Wills and Estate Litigation
  • Outsourced General Counsel
  • Qui Tam / Whistleblower
  • Mediation/Arbitration

Other Services

  • ADR Training/CME
  • Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master)
  • Early Neutral Evaluation
  • Fact Finding
  • Mini-Trial Judge

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