Attorneys

MEET OUR GREENSBORO ATTORNEYS

Drew Brown

Drew Brown Greensboro AttorneyDrew Brown founded this law firm in 2006.  He believes strongly that his first and foremost role as attorney is to advocate for his clients. At age 40, he is already an experienced trial lawyer who has appeared on behalf of clients in contested hearings in over 50 different courthouses throughout the Carolinas. In an era where cases often settle before litigation or at mediation, Drew Brown has repeatedly taken personal injury and business disputes to trial. 

Because of his significant trial experience, Brown is regularly hired by other attorneys as a consultant for their own jury trials.  Brown has already handled hundreds of civil matters for a diverse range of matters from Murphy to Manteo to Myrtle Beach ranging from business litigation, personal injury and property disputes to family law matters such as divorce and custody. His clients have spanned from well-known entities like Verizon Wireless, SunTrust Bank, and the Atlantic Coast Conference to regular citizens throughout the Carolinas who have been injured by the negligence of others. 

His trial skills have also been recognized by his peers.  Business North Carolina magazine sends a fill in the blank “Legal Elite” ballot annually to each of the over 20,000 members of the North Carolina State Bar.  Brown is the youngest attorney to be voted into the “Litigation” category of “Legal Elite” each of the last six years.  The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys has named him one of the top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys under 40 in North Carolina.

 Prior to forming this law firm in 2006, Brown worked for Smith Moore Leatherwood and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, two of the largest and oldest law firms in the Carolinas.  His experience on both sides of the aisle makes him the ideal choice as the strong advocate you need to represent your interests.  He was an Eagle Scout, Valedictorian of his high school class, and graduated with honors from Wake Forest University and then Duke University School of Law.  He is active in the North and South Carolina Advocates for Justice and the American Advocates for Justice.  He is licensed to practice in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Missouri.

James R. Faucher

James has extensive experience handling a wide range of trial matters, including business disputes, serious personal injuries, professional negligence, and land condemnation.  James also represents victims of dangerous drugs and defective products in Multi-District Litigation nationally.  Additionally, James regularly works as local counsel for out of state attorneys, and has litigated matters with attorneys located in New York, Illinois, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Minnesota, and other states in recent years. James is licensed to practice in all trial and appellate courts in North Carolina, including the North Carolina Business Court, all Federal District Courts in North Carolina, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.  James has been selected as a Super Lawyer in North Carolina in numerous years, and he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. James is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the American Association for Justice. James is a 2000 graduate of Wake Forest University and a 2003 graduate, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was a member of the Washington Lee Law Review. James and his wife Emily are the proud parents of three young daughters.

Jeffrey K. Peraldo

Jeff Peraldo is a committed and experienced trial lawyer who knows and does what it takes to win. Jeff earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where he was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court Board.  Jeff is admitted to the practice of law in North Carolina and in the Federal Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina.  He has also been admitted to practice in the Federal Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and he has been granted pro hace vice admissions in the State of Virginia. ff has been awarded an “AV” rating from the Martindale Hubbell lawyer rating service, has been named a member of the North Carolina “Legal Elite” by Business North Carolina Magazine and is listed in the Best Lawyers in America Consumer Guide. Jeff is a member of and has held leadership positions in numerous professional organizations, including the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the North Carolina Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is a frequent writer and lecturer for these organizations.  To learn more about Jeff and his professional affiliations, activities and awards, please review his curriculum vitae. Jeff’s clients and cases are often the subject of local media attention.

Bob Benson

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Bob Benson has practiced law in Greensboro for over 40 years.  Benson's decades of experience both in and out of the courtroom are invaluable to Greensboro Law Center's clients.  His experience gives him insight into virtually any legal situation.  Bob graduated from Wake Forest in 1972 and Wake Forest Law School in 1975.  

His clients have ranged from major entities like Gorga Consulting Services, Par 3 Development Group, BB&T, Bank of America, to individuals involved with every day legal issues with emphasis on personal injury, transactional law, business disputes, and real estate.   Bob's 40 years of legal experience in the Triad arms you or your business with an attorney who has been through the battles involved in almost every legal setting.  He also regularly conducts real estate closings,
commercial and residential.  He also has a domestic and traffic practice in Guilford County.  In 2014, Bob became the first attorney in North Carolina to successfully represent a client in a Megasite certification from the North Carolina Department of Commerce. Bob is active in the Greensboro community.   He is a Past President of Sedgefield Country Club, Past President of the Jamestown Civitan Club, and Past President of the Greensboro Host Lions Club.  Bob has also served on the Wake Forest Alumni Board and as Chairman of the Guilford County Deacon Club. Bob is married to the former Kathy Gallins and has two children, Laurie and Zack and two Grandchildren, Cate and Graham.

 

Constance A. Harris 

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Constance A. Harris joined Greensboro Law Center, as an attorney in the Fall of 2013, having previously worked for the firm throughout law school.  Constance has the unique ability to empathize with injured clients.  In fact, her injury is what inspired her to pursue a career as an attorney.  During her senior year of high school at Southeast Guilford, Constance was involved in a catastrophic cheerleading injury in which she sustained debilitating injuries to her knee requiring her to undergo two major reconstructive knee surgeries.  Two years later, Constance was involved in a serious car wreck that required her to undergo eight more knee surgeries.  As a result, Constance has faced overwhelming adversity in trying to recover while at the same time battling the defendant’s insurance company for delayed payments of medical bills.

Constance also understands the extraordinary personal crisis that divorce brings to spouses, children and extended family members. Constance has always had a passion for family.  During law school, Constance worked as a research assistant for a professor who specialized in family law.  Constance’s academic, personal and professional experiences have solidified her commitment in family law and, in particular, to the vital mission of ascertaining the child’s best interests in custody disputes.

Constance was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2009.  Constance went on to earn her J.D. in 2013 from Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina.  While in law school, Constance served as the President of the Family Law Society.  Constance is the Chair Elect for the Family Law Section of the Greensboro Bar Association. Constance also participates in local rules meetings, which help to improve the family law rules in the 18th District.

Constance is married to Daniel Harris, who is also a practicing attorney in Greensboro.  Constance and Daniel are the proud parents of two boys.  When Constance is not practicing law, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and traveling.  Constance is involved in the Greensboro community through her volunteer activities with her church and the Junior League of Greensboro.

Stacy F. Kroustalis

3be6f09542cdb4e95f8af91418da66abStacy F. Kroustalis joined Greensboro Law Center, as an attorney in the fall of 2014.  
The decision to pursue the field of law is more than a career choice for Stacy.  Stacy’s commitment and compassion allows each of her clients to feel appreciated and reassured during a case, which can often prove emotional and difficult. 
Stacy was raised in Salisbury, North Carolina, also the home of one of North Carolina’s most beloved brands, Cheerwine. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from North Carolina State University in 2009, where she was an active member of the political science and pre-law clubs.  In 2014, Stacy obtained her J.D. from Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she served in various leadership capacities.  She is an active member of the Young Lawyers Section of the Greensboro Bar Association and is currently serving as the 2016-2017 Chair of the Family Law Section of the Greensboro Bar Association. Stacy resides in Greensboro, North Carolina with her husband George. When Stacy is not practicing law, she enjoys bicycle riding in Greensboro’s beautiful downtown and green spaces, spending time with her family, and traveling. Stacy appreciates and is proud of her cultural background as the daughter of Greek immigrants. She believes in the power of volunteer involvement in the community and continues to do so through the Guild of Family Service of Greensboro and through her church, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.