Bailey King is a partner in the firm's litigation group. His practice focuses on complex business disputes and commercial litigation. Bailey routinely litigates significant, high-stakes cases involving securities and investments, intellectual property rights, commercial contracts, antitrust matters, and class actions. A significant portion of Bailey's practice is focused on representing financial institutions such as banks, insurance companies, and investment companies in a wide variety of disputes involving commercial loans, securities, and other investment vehicles. Bailey has litigated matters throughout the state and federal courts in North Carolina and elsewhere, including the North Carolina Business Court, and on appeal.
Bailey has been recognized for his litigation skills in Business North Carolina's Legal Elite for Litigation in 2015 and as a Young Gun in 2011. In addition, Bailey has consistently been recognized in North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition for Business Litigation, since 2012. Bailey is a frequent writer and commentator on issues related to securities litigation issues, the racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations act (RICO), and other developments in commercial litigation. In addition, 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 is 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. In addition, he currently serves as treasurer on the Antitrust and Complex Business Dispute Litigation Section Council for the North Carolina Bar Association.