Attorney Quintin Byrd joined the Forrest Firm’s Raleigh office in the summer of 2017 after practicing as a business attorney and litigator for the previous two years in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where he focused on dispute resolution, employment law, regulatory compliance, and professional licensure.
In his new role at the Forrest Firm, Mr. Byrd will join the firm’s litigation practice, representing clients at all stages of civil and administrative litigation, from pre-filing negotiations to appeals. Quintin also advises professionals subject to regulatory oversight, such as physicians, dentists, nurses, and professional engineers, while also representing them before applicable boards and commissions.
Quintin began his legal career in 2012 as a law clerk to the Honorable Samuel J. Ervin, IV at the North Carolina Court of Appeals before serving as Assistant District Attorney for North Carolina’s Seventh Prosecutorial District based in Wilson. In 2015, Mr. Byrd went into private practice, where he represented clients on the federal and state trial and appellate level, as well as before the Office of Administrative Hearings. He also worked with licensed professionals, representing them before boards and commissions having regulatory oversight. Mr. Byrd also provided outside general counsel services to multiple public bodies.
Quintin Byrd is a 2012 summa cum laude graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law, where he served on NC Central Law Review and as president of the school’s chapter of the Christian Legal Society. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008, with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies.
Mr. Byrd is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, where he has been nominated to serve on the council of the Appellate Practice Section, and served formally on the Executive Board of the Capital City Lawyers Association.
Education (Quintin D. Byrd)
♦ J.D., North Carolina Central University School of Law, 2012
♦ B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008