John P. Marshall was born in June of 1962 in Wilmington, N.C. John maintains a broad civil litigation practice with an emphasis on commercial and business litigation in the federal and state courts, including the North Carolina Business Court. He also maintains a mediation practice.
John earned his undergraduate degree in business administration from Campbell University in 1984 and his law degree (magna cum laude) from the Campbell University School of Law in 1989.
John is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and is admitted to practice in all courts in North Carolina. He is certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission as a mediator. Marshall currently serves the North Carolina State Bar as the chair of the Eighth Judicial District Bar Candidate Committee. He is a member of the Litigation, Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes, Business Law, and Dispute Resolution Sections of the North Carolina Bar Association. He served on the council for the Business Law Section from 2008 to 2011. John currently serves on the council for the Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Law Section. He has also served on the Campbell Law School Alumni Association Board of Directors.
John is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest achievement rating. According to Martindale-Hubbell’s website, an AV Preeminent rating is a significant rating accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. He was named to the 2019 and 2020 Super Lawyers list in the area of Business Litigation.
John has been active in the community. He is past President of the Board of Trustees of Arendell Parrott Academy. John currently serves as Chairman of the Lenoir County Transportation Committee.
John is past President of the Lenoir Committee of 100 and the Kinston Country Club. He has served on the boards of the Lenoir County Committee of 100, the Lenoir County United Way, the Kinston Noon Rotary Club, Lenoir Community Council for the Arts, and the Foundation for the Renewal of Eastern North Carolina.
A born competitor, John attended college on a golf scholarship. He has finished as high as third in the North Carolina Amateur Championship and frequently plays in Carolinas Golf Association events.
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