Jacqueline D. Grant


Jackie Grant, a partner and litigator at Roberts & Stevens, successfully represents individuals, businesses and organizations in a broad range of areas including civil litigation, complex personal injury, employment litigation and professional liability litigation at the trial and appellate levels in both North Carolina State and U.S. Federal Courts.

Jackie has significant experience obtaining settlements and verdicts on behalf of plaintiffs in employment matters, personal injury litigation, and complex litigation cases. Equally, she has obtained numerous defense verdicts on behalf of physicians and hospitals in multi-million dollar medical malpractice cases. She has also successfully defended employers, individuals, and corporations in employment litigation and complex personal injury litigation. She is a formidable negotiator who acts in the best interest of her clients through trial, mediation or arbitration. Jackie is AV Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Jackie served as the 124th President of the North Carolina Bar Association (2018-2019) and was previously a distinguished member of the Board of Governors from 2010-2013. She served as President of the 28th Judicial District (Buncombe County) Bar Association from 2014-2015. She has also been recognized as a North Carolina Super Lawyer in Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice and has been elected to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite for Employment Law.

An Asheville native, Jackie is a community advocate who has served on the boards of several local organizations including the YWCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Western North Carolina and the City of Asheville Sustainable Economic Development Task Force. Professionally, she is an active member of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Defense Research Institute, North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, and North Carolina Bar Association.


  • North Carolina Bar Association, Immediate Past President June 2019-June 2020; President, June 2018-June 2019; President-Elect, June 2017-June 2018; Board of Governors, 2010-2013; Executive Committee, 2011-2012; Section: Litigation, Litigation Section Council
  • 28th Judicial District Bar Association, President, 2014-2015; President-Elect, 2013-2014; Vice-President, 2012-2013
  • Defense Research Institute

  • Epps-Daily-Harrell Law Society
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow 2011-2014
  • National Holderness Moot Court Team
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, member, 1997-present; Board of Directors, 2003-2006
  • North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
  • North Carolina State Bar, Advisory Member of the Grievance Committee, 2014
  • Pisgah Legal Services, Board of Directors, 1996-1998
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association


Awards and Accolades

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America: 2013, 2018 and 2021 Lawyer of the Year in Asheville for Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants; Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, 2012-present
  • Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite: Employment Law 2013, 2016-2019
  • North Carolina Bar Association Citizen Lawyer Award, 2016
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers: Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense, 2011-present. Top 100 North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2014. Top 50 Women North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2012-2014. North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2010
  • Asheville Consistory #253 Commander in Chief Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Law, 1995

Presentations Include

  • “Recent Developments and Changes in Labor and Employment Law,” Henderson County Rotary Club, March 2017
  • “Fundamentals of Employment Law,” NC Youth Camp Association, April 2013
  • “Employment Law Beyond the Basics,” Renaissance Asheville Hotel, 2012

  • “Documentation and Medical Negligence,” Park Ridge Health, 2010
  • “Transition to Practice,” Palmetto Health Department of Emergency Medicine Class of 2007 Senior Retreat Faculty Presenter
  • “Issues of Medical Negligence as it Applies to Nurses,” VA Medical Center of Asheville, 2006


Jackie Grant interviewed on Blue Ridge Public Radio

Firm partner and newly inaugurated president of the North Carolina Bar Association Jackie Grant recently sat down with Blue Ridge Public Radio News Director Matt Bush to discuss the role the Bar Association plays, and what lawyers can bring t … Read More >

Jacqueline Grant Featured in WCU Alumni Spotlight

Jacqueline Grant, a partner at Roberts & Stevens, was recently featured in an Alumni Spotlight article entitled “Taking a Stand” in the Winter 2017 edition of The Magazine of Western Carolina University.  A pdf file of the artic … Read More >

Roberts & Stevens Attorneys Named to 2017 Legal Elite

Five attorneys from Roberts & Stevens have been named to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite for 2017: John D. Noor for Litigation, Antitrust Law, Environmental Law and in Young Guns category Jacqueline D. Grant for Employment Law Ann-Pa … Read More >

Roberts & Stevens Named to Legal Elite

Six attorneys from Roberts & Stevens have been named to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite 2016: Gregory D. Hutchins for Business Law Jackson D. Hamilton for Tax Law and Estate Planning Jacqueline D. Grant for Employment Law Rebecca J. … Read More >

Roberts & Stevens attorneys honored as 2015 Super Lawers

ASHEVILLE – Six attorneys at Roberts & Stevens Law Firm have been honored by their peers in the North Carolina Super Lawyers 2015 edition: Vincent D. Childress, Jr. for Business/Corporate Law William (“Billy”) Clarke for Environmental Law Jacquelin … Read More >

The 2013 Roberts & Stevens Law Firm – Best Lawyers

Seventeen attorneys at the Roberts & Stevens law firm have been honored by their peers in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013: Sarah Patterson “Patsy” Brison in Administrative/Regulatory Law and Land Use & Zoning Law and Litigation Vincent D. Chi … Read More >

Jacqueline D. Grant Presentation

On August 31 and September 17, 2010, Jacqueline D. Grant, partner at Roberts & Stevens, will present “Documentation and Medical Negligence” to the nursing staff at Park Ridge Health. Read More >