Mays Johnson Law Firm

James Johnson and Rob Mays have formed a partnership and will practice as Mays Johnson Law Firm (after Mays won the coin toss).  James practices construction law across North Carolina and South Carolina.   He’s a “Hall of Fame” member of Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite,” and is perennially named to similar lists.  James is also a certified Superior Court mediator.  Rob Mays represents creditors and bankruptcy trustees in contested bankruptcies and commercial collection matters.  A substantial part of his practice is collecting high-value judgments.  He also serves as a bankruptcy trustee, and as a court-appointed receiver.   The firm is online at, and in the flesh at 21 Battery Park Ave., Suite 201.

About Robert Mays

Rob serves as a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee, represents creditors and trustees in adversarial matters, and enforces substantial judgments. Prior to returning to North Carolina in 2010, Rob practiced for five years in the Washington, D.C. office of an international law firm. He started his career as a law clerk for the Honorable Gerald B. Tjoflat, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Mays has litigated a wide range of matters in federal and state courts.  He has briefed cases for the U.S. Supreme Court and both state and federal appellate courts. Rob has served on the Bankruptcy Council of the North Carolina Bar Association.  He has been named to Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite” for Bankruptcy and as a “Super Lawyer” for Creditor-Debtor Rights in several years. Rob graduated with honors from Duke University School of Law, where he was Editor-In-Chief of Duke’s oldest law journal, and simultaneously earned a graduate degree in public policy.