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At Stubbs & Perdue, we are proud to be led by founder and senior partner Trawick H. “Buzzy” Stubbs, Jr. Admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1967, Buzzy has been certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a Certified Bankruptcy Specialist in both Business and Consumer Bankruptcy for more than 25 years. His solid legal insight regarding bankruptcy matters has proven to be invaluable to many of our clients.

In 2012, Buzzy was selected by the Bankruptcy Section of The North Carolina Bar Association as the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was recognition of Buzzy’s 40 years of contributions “to the betterment of the NCBA Bankruptcy Section and the profession” and honored him as one “who has set an aspiring example for those who follow.”

His efforts to provide high-caliber legal representation that goes above and beyond have not gone unnoticed. AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, Mr. Stubbs has also been recognized in Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite in the area of bankruptcy from 2002 to 2014, and one of the Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina by Super Lawyers® Magazine (2008-2018).  In 2017, Mr. Stubbs was one of only six lawyers in the entire state of North Carolina named in Super Lawyers® 2017 Business Edition for Business Bankruptcy.

  • 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers – 10+ years selected to Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers® - Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina (2008-2014)
  • Super Lawyers - Business Bankruptcy (2018)
  • Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite –(2002-2014)
  • Legal Elite – Bankruptcy (2007)
  • Duke University Law School, J.D. – 1967 Order of the Coif Duke Law Journal, Editorial Board
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill – 1964 A.B in History – with Honors Morehead Scholar
Professional Memberships
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Craven County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina – 1967
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Federal Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Federal Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Tax Court
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Civil Law
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Condemnation/Eminent Domain
  • North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Board Certified Specialist in Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Law
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