Bailey King is a partner in the firm's litigation group. Bailey represents businesses in a variety of matters, including trade secrets and other intellectual property disputes, securities and investment fraud, and contractual disputes. He regularly prosecutes and defends businesses in complex cases, including bet-the-company litigation. Bailey has litigated and tried matters throughout state and federal courts in North Carolina and elsewhere, including the North Carolina Business Court. He has also handled appeals in various federal circuits and in the North Carolina appellate courts.
Bailey has been listed in Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® for commercial litigation since 2016, in North Carolina Super Lawyers for business litigation since 2016, and was selected as one of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite for litigation in 2015.
Bailey is a frequent writer and commentator on issues related to trade secret misappropriation, new developments in securities law, and other litigation-related topics. Many of Bailey's cases have been featured in local and national publications, and his views on the pending LIBOR rate-fixing antitrust class actions have been quoted in Bloomberg's BusinessWeek.
Bailey currently serves as the vice-chair for the Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. He is also active in the Commercial Litigation section of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), where he serves as an editor of DRI's For the Defense publication.