Justin May


  • location icon Raleigh, NC
    4101 Lake Boone Trail
    Suite 514
    Raleigh, NC 27607

Justin May is an associate in the Raleigh office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practice. Justin works with commercial, professional, and governmental clients in a variety of matters helping them understand the complex legal environment in which they work. He has experience advising and representing clients in a range of matters including commercial contracts, professional liability and licensing, eminent domain, civil RICO, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and products liability. Justin also advises clients on compliance with state and federal employment laws, enforcement of company policies, and review and litigation of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements. He has represented his clients before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and licensing boards and works to obtain the best legal and business outcomes. 

Justin is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and Wake Forest University School of Law. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and The Order of Barristers.

Professional Presentations

  • Intersection of Workers’ Compensation, the ADA, and FMLA in North Carolina
  • Dress to Impress: Religious Accommodations & Appearance Standards in Employment
  • Disabilities, Accommodations, & the Hiring Process
  • Sovereign Immunity in North Carolina
  • An Employer’s Guide to Social Media
  • Harassment in the Workplace: Management Training


North Carolina

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • St. Thomas More Society of the Triangle

Awards & Honors

The Order of Barristers, Phi Beta Kappa


Wake Forest University School of Law

Juris Doctor

The University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Arts

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