James R. Bryant, III
  • James R. Bryant, III
  • Trustee

  • Department: Board of Trustees
Born and raised in Charlotte, Mr. Bryant graduated from Davidson College and the University of North Carolina School of Law. He began his practice of law in Charlotte as an associate with Ervin, Horack, and then joined Womble Carlyle as a partner. He also practiced as a partner with three international law firms, Mayer, Brown headquartered in Chicago; Dechert in Philadelphia; and Dewey, Ballantine in New York. Jamie’s practice focused primarily on structured finance, particularly commercial mortgage-backed securities and international commercial real estate funds. After leaving Dewey, Ballantine in 2009, he started a consulting group with several investment bankers providing advisory services to investment banks on structured finance issues. He served on the initial executive committee of the University of North Carolina Law School Center for Banking and Finance and was president of the Mecklenburg County Bar Foundation. In 2014, he and his wife Lisa moved to their vacation home at Linville Golf Club and have been full-time residents of Avery County. Jamie is a member of Charlotte Country Club and Linville Golf Club.