Managing Partner, Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP
James Yates joined Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton in 1980. His practice focuses on corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations. James is also the Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross-Triangle Area Chapter.
Wyrick Robbins’ commitment to diversity includes the Women of Wyrick Committee, a mentoring program, pro bono work supporting diverse communities, and scholarships such as the Wyrick Robbins Diversity Scholarship .
Joined LCLD 2017
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2019, 2017, 2018, 2019
Annual Meeting (2020, 2018, 2017)
Member: James Yates
Diversity Professionals: S. Halle Vakani
Communications: Lindsay Burns