Fred B. Monroe

As a practicing attorney in Charlotte since 1997, Fred has had a wide range of experience as a civil trial lawyer. He focuses his practice on representing individuals and companies involved in complex business disputes. Fred has an active trial practice in both state and federal courts, and routinely counsels clients on business litigation issues. In addition, he represents clients having disputes in the investment brokerage, financial products and employment fields in arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and has given continuing legal education lectures to other lawyers in that practice area. He has also represented individuals who have suffered severe personal injury or are involved in heated estate disputes.  Fred has successfully prosecuted and defended many cases in trials before judges, juries, and arbitration panels.

Fred hails from the eastern part of the state with roots in the Moore and Montgomery County area.

He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating in 1991 as an English major. He subsequently attended Mercer Law School, graduating in 1996, where he was a member of the Mercer Law Review. He then clerked at the North Carolina Court of Appeals for the Honorable Gerald Arnold, Chief Judge.  With a full-time law practice, in 2013 Fred obtained an M.B.A., Finance, from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at UNC – Chapel Hill.

As a partner in the firm, Fred serves as a member of the recruiting committee. He is also active in the Charlotte community.  He served a six-year term as an appointed member of the Storm Water Advisory Committee for the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Fred is happily married and has two young children. When he has spare time, he enjoys almost all outdoor sports including fishing, hunting, and boating.

Academic Background

  • M.B.A., Finance Concentration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler School of Business, 2013
  • J.D., Mercer University School of Law, Member, Mercer Law Review,1996
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Georgia Bar
  • North Carolina Bar
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court, All Districts of North Carolina
  • Appears pro hac vice in other jurisdictions


  • American Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association

Professional Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV®PreemientTM Peer Review Rated
  • Mecklenburg County Bar News, June, 2010, Spotlight. Noted for pro bono contributions in the field of estate litigation.