Mr. Ward's practice experience encompasses antitrust, banking, labor, personnel, litigation, trusts and estates, and all phases of business law. He has represented banks, bank holding companies, public housing authorities, and community colleges on a multitude of issues. Mr. Ward is a member of the American Bar Foundation and is the Director Emeritus of the Board of the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina and a current director of the East Carolina University Medical and Allied Health Foundation. He also served on the Medlin Commission on the Future of the Courts in North Carolina and chaired its Technology Committee. Mr. Ward has been rated by his peers as being "preeminent" in his fields of law.