5410 Trinity Road, Suite 210, Raleigh, NC 27607

Nicholas C. Brown


919-821-7700 phone

919-821-7703 fax

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Nick is a board-certified specialist in business bankruptcy. Prior to joining Howard Stallings, he clerked for the Honorable J. Rich Leonard of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. In addition to bankruptcy law, he has experience in landlord-tenant disputes, business litigation, construction law, environmental law, and appellate practice.

When he is not advocating for his clients, Nick can be found running the Raleigh Greenway trails, traveling with his wife, or teaching himself to play the piano.  He is also active in a local civic environmental organization.

You can learn more about Nick by viewing his LinkedIn page here.

Representative Matters

  • Nick frequently represents secured and unsecured creditors in commercial and consumer cases.
  • He also represents parties in bankruptcy litigation including preferences, fraudulent transfers, objections to discharge, and lien avoidance actions.

Speaking and Publications

Nick has presented on bankruptcy and creditor’s rights topics at the North Carolina Creditors Bar Association annual meeting, the Annual Bankruptcy Institute, and the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges.

Education and Memberships

Nick earned his J.D. from the Wake Forest University School of Law in 2008 and his B.A. from Tufts University in 2002. He is a board member of the North Carolina Creditors Bar Association. He also serves on the counsel for the NCBA Bankruptcy section and NCBA Environment, Energy and Natural Resources section. He is the past Chair of the NCBA Lawyer Effectiveness and Quality of Life Committee. Lastly, he is a part of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and the American Bar Association.



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