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Edward C. Winslow III

Edward C. Winslow III, Managing Partner, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLPManaging Partner
Brooks, Pierce, McLendon,
Humphrey & Leonard, LLP

Winslow represents business and corporate clients with an emphasis in the fields of banking and financial services. Principal clients include bankers associations, banks, savings banks, insurers, and other financial services firms within and outside North Carolina. He is a frequent speaker and writer on topics involving financial services law.

Winslow's professional and community activities include:

  • General Counsel, North Carolina Bankers Association
  • Member, North Carolina General Statutes Commission (appointed by North Carolina Governors Hunt, Easley and Perdue), 1998--Present
  • President, Greensboro Bar Association, 2010-2011 
  • North Carolina College of Advocacy, North Carolina Bar Foundation
  • Faculty, North Carolina Bank Directors College
  • Faculty, North Carolina School of Banking
  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Board of Advisors, University of North Carolina Banking Institute
  • Member, Board of Directors, Greensboro Library Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors, North Carolina Friends Historical Society
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Guilford College
  • President, Board of Trustees, Canterbury School, 2006--Present
  • Member, Operating Board of Directors, Greensboro Economic Development Partnership

Honors and awards bestowed on Winslow include:

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White) in Banking Law
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in Corporate Law/Mergers & Acquisitions and Banking & Finance
  • Recognized as a member of North Carolina's "Legal Elite" in Business Law and Corporate Counsel, Business North Carolina magazine
  • Named by his peers as a North Carolina "Super Lawyer" in Banking Law, Law & Politics magazine

Recent articles and publications by Winslow include:

  • North Carolina Secured Transactions Under Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (co-author, treatise published by Data Trace Publishing Company, 2001)
  • The Nature of the Article 2 Contract Under the Uniform Commercial Code, (published by NC Bar Foundation, 1990)
  • The Usury Laws (published by the NC Bar Foundation, 1986; by NC Bar Association, 1987)
  • Electronic Documents and Electronic Signatures in North Carolina (North Carolina Bar Association, 2000)
  • North Carolina Bankers Guide to Powers of Attorney, published in 1998 by North Carolina Bankers Association

Winslow earned a J.D. with high honors from University of North Carolina and undergraduate degree from Davidson College. He also studied at University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France.