Dennis Bailey

Dennis Bailey


370 Knollwood Street, Suite 600, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Dennis has over 30 years of litigation experience. He has handled a broad range of litigation matters through trial and appellate review, including medical malpractice defense, business and banking disputes, premises liability claims, and serious personal injury claims. He also represents health care professionals in licensing board matters.

Prior to starting Waldrep Wall Babcock & Bailey PLLC, Dennis was a partner at Wall Babcock LLP and prior, Carruthers & Bailey, P.A., a Winston-Salem-based firm that he started with Joseph Carruthers in 2001. Preceding that, Dennis was a partner at the law firm of Bell, Davis & Pitt in Winston-Salem. Earlier in his career, Dennis served as a law clerk from 1985 to 1986 to The Honorable Frank Bullock, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.

Dennis received a J.D. degree from the Wake Forest University School of Law in 1985 and a B.A. degree in philosophy/religion from Elon College in 1982. He has been a member of the North Carolina Bar Association since 1988, including the Litigation and Health Law Sections. Additionally, Dennis has been a member of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys since 2001. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.


  • J.D. 1985 Wake Forest University School of Law
  • B.A. 1982 Elon College

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2008

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association (Member - Litigation and Health Law Sections)


  • AV rated Martindale Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers (2006 - present)
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, North Carolina Personal Injury Litigation Defense Greensboro (2012, 2016, 2018)
  • Super Lawyers (2019 - present)

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