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Charles E. Melvin Jr.

Charles E. Melvin Jr.

Of Counsel

T (336) 378-5204
F (336) 378-5400

Charlie Melvin practices principally in the real property area of business, commercial and industrial transactions.  He also regularly counsels clients concerning acquisitions and sales, zoning, finance and development, and advises a number of international companies on matters of general corporate and real estate law.

Listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers
Listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Listed Real Estate Transactions (2006), Real Estate (2007-2018), and as one of the "Top 100" attorneys in North Carolina (2006, 2007)
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Business Edition list, Real Estate (2013-2015)
  • Selected by his peers as Greensboro Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year (Woodward/White, Inc.), Real Estate Law (2012), Land Use & Zoning (2011, 2014)
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White, Inc.), Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law, more than 30 Consecutive Years
  • Recognized by Chambers and Partners, USA, as one of North Carolina Leaders, Real Estate (2007-2009, 2014), Zoning/Land Use (2010-2013), Senior Statesmen (2014-2017)
  • Martindale-Hubbell's top ("AV") Peer Review Rating *
  • 2007 recipient of the Stanley Frank Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Business North Carolina's Legal Elite, Real Estate (2003-2005, 2007-2009, 2012)

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.



  • Past Chairman, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman of Board, Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Advisory Board, The Salvation Army
  • Board Member, Greensboro Partnership
  • Member, Operating Group Greensboro Economic Development Alliance
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with honors
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., 1951
  • North Carolina, 1956
  • Past Chair, Real Property Section of the North Carolina Bar Association
  • Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers
Military Service
  • U.S. Army

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