Robert Hugh Pryor Partner

Bob is a former member of the McGuireWoods Executive Committee.

He primarily represents financial institutions in commercial workouts, restructuring, bankruptcies and litigation.


Representation of major financial institutions in workouts, restructurings, bankruptcies, and note sales.

Representation of bonding company in large construction company bankruptcy.

Representation of defendants in bankruptcy avoidance claims.

Representation of financial institutions in numerous state and federal court lender liability claims.

Representation of financial institutions and purchasers in Section 363 sales. 

Assist financial institutions in foreclosures and foreclosure litigation.

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 1982
  • Wake Forest University, BA, cum laude, 1979
Member, Bankruptcy Section, North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina

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Named "Lawyer of the Year," Bankruptcy, Creditor Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Charlotte, Best Lawyers, 2015, 2018, 2021

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditors/Debtors Rights, Bankruptcy Litigation, Woodward/White, Inc., 2008-2013, 2015-2021

Selected for inclusion into the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2019

Selected for inclusion in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, North Carolina, Chambers USA, 2003-2011, 2013-2020

Named to "North Carolina Super Lawyers," Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Business Litigation, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2006-2019

Named "Lawyer of the Year," Litigation-Bankruptcy, Charlotte, Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2012, 2016

Named to "Legal Elite," Bankruptcy, Business North Carolina, 2002-2010, 2012

Named "Lawyer of the Year," Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights, Charlotte, Best Lawyers, 2010

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