Charles S. Baldwin  IV - Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP

Charles S. Baldwin IV

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Based in the Port City, Charles Baldwin uses his broad experience in cross-border transactions to advise businesses on international law, venture capital and transactional matters.  He also serves as Village Attorney for the Village of Bald Head Island, providing counsel on contract, construction, environmental, municipal and regulatory issues.

Honors & Awards

Professional & Community Activities

  • Advisory Council Member, North Carolina State Ports Authority, 2004--
  • President, North Carolina World Trade Association, Cape Fear Chapter, 2002-04
  • Member, New Hanover County Bar Association
  • Council Member, International Law & Practice Section, North Carolina Bar Association
  • Vice Chair and Board Member, Covenant Moravian Church 

Articles & Presentations

  •  "Everything You Wanted to Know About Import/Export Laws - But Were Afraid to Ask,", presented to the North Carolina Association of CPAs Business and Industry Spring Conference, 2015
  • "What is Crowd Funding," Legal Alert, March 2012
  • International Litigation: A Guide to Jurisdiction, Practice and Strategy, 4th Revised Edition, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010
  • International Civil Dispute Resolution, 2nd Edition, Thomson/West publishing, 2008
  • "Practice Before the Clerk in North Carolina," North Carolina Bar Association, 2003
  • "Virtual Jurisdiction: Personal Jurisdiction Based Upon Electronic Contacts," NC Bar Association International Law Section newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1999
  • "Protecting Confidential and Proprietary Commercial Information in International Arbitration," 31 Tex. Int'l L.J. 451, 1996


The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBA 1990American UniversityJ.D. 1993American UniversityMA 1995Georgetown University Law CenterLL.M 1996

Office Location

115 North Third Street, Suite 301
P.O. Box 2460
Wilmington, NC 28402
United States

Practice Areas

International Trade and Finance Law