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: 2020, 2019, 2017, 2018, 2019

Annual Meeting (2020, 2018, 2017)

Member: James Yates

Diversity Professionals: S. Halle Vakani

Communications: Lindsay Tiffany