Patti Ramseur Elected President-Elect

Patti Ramseur of Ramseur Maultsby LLP in Greensboro has been elected to serve as president-elect of the North Carolina Bar Association. The election took place on Friday, June 24, at the NCBA Annual Meeting in Winston-Salem.

Ramseur will serve throughout 2022-23 as president-elect of the NCBA and the North Carolina Bar Foundation, and as chair of the Audit & Finance Committee of both organizations. She will be installed next June at the 2023 Annual Meeting as the 129th president of the NCBA.

Her name was placed in nomination by Immediate Past President Mark Holt, who served as chair of the NCBA Past Presidents’ Council, which annually nominates the president-elect. Seconding speeches were provided by former law partner Clark Smith and Alex Maultsby, with whom she now practices.

Ramseur was elected unanimously by acclamation and, in keeping with NCBA tradition, was ushered to the stage by those past presidents who were in attendance at the event.

Ramseur is a native of Burke County. She graduated with honors from North Carolina State University, where she majored in applied sociology with a concentration in criminal justice, and Wake Forest University School of Law. She began her legal career as a law clerk to Judge Ralph A. Walker of the N.C. Court of Appeals.

Ramseur entered private practice in 2000 with Haynsworth Baldwin Johnson & Greaves. In 2003 she joined Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP and continued as a partner with the firm when it merged into Fox Rothschild LLP in 2018. She joined Alex Maultsby in 2020 to establish the employment law firm of Ramseur Maultsby LLP, where she focuses her practice on employment litigation and counseling.

Ramseur is a past chair of the NCBA Young Lawyers Division and the NCBA Membership Value Task Force, and past co-chair of the NCBA Leadership Academy. She served on the NCBA Board of Governors and NCBF Board of Directors in 2014-17.