Kevin is a member of the firm's litigation section, who focuses on helping clients navigate business, commercial, professional negligence, and fiduciary disputes.
Kevin currently serves as President of Bell Davis & Pitt and has practiced law at the firm since graduating from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1998. He fully understands and values the trust that the firm’s clients place in him. He strives to find the most effective and efficient strategy to help his clients manage their personal and business disputes — whether by early resolution, mediation, arbitration or trial. For each client he represents, Kevin recognizes that their matter is truly unique and of the utmost importance to them.
Kevin regularly represents corporate entities and individuals in all of the federal and state courts of North Carolina, including the North Carolina Business Court, in the following types of matters:
- Contract disputes
- Corporate and shareholder disputes
- Professional negligence
- Uniform Commercial Code issues
- Product liability
- Trademark infringement
- Fiduciary litigation
- Insurance coverage issues
- Trade Secret issues
- Business Torts and Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practice litigation
Kevin is actively involved in his professional and local communities. Professionally, he serves as a State Bar Councilor to the North Carolina State Bar for the 21st Judicial District. He is also an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Forsyth County Bar Association, and the Joseph Branch Inn of Court. Personally, Kevin is an active member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, and Mount Tabor High School Athletics Board.
Born in Hawaii, Kevin was raised a Tar Heel in eastern North Carolina, spending most of his formative years in Elizabeth City on the Pasquotank River and Albemarle Sound. Kevin received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. Kevin spends most of his free time with his wife, Aimee, and their three children, Sydney, Ethan and Trevor. Kevin also enjoys distance running, reading, vacationing at the Outer Banks, coaching youth sports, and rooting for his Tar Heels.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.S.B.A., 1993)
Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1998); Wake Forest Law Review; Moot Court Board
Bar & Court Admittance
1998, North Carolina
United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States
Professional & Community Activities
North Carolina State Bar Council
Endowment Committee, North Carolina Bar Association Foundation, Inc.
North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
President, Mount Tabor High School Athletics Board
Board of directors, Chief Justice Joseph Branch Inn of Court
Winston-Salem Rotary Club
Youth sports coach
President, Winston-Salem Lacrosse, Inc.
Executive Committee, Forsyth County Bar Association
Chair, Strategic Planning/Emerging Trends Committee, North Carolina Bar Association
Judicial Independence Committee, North Carolina Bar Association
Ethics and Grievance Committee, Twenty-first Judicial District Bar
Chair, Board of Managers, William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA
Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Vestry member; finance, stewardship, rector search, building & grounds committees, St. Paul's Episcopal Church
The Best Lawyers in America® "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation - Trusts and Estates in Triad (2021)
The Best Lawyers in America® in Bet-the-Company Litigation (2021)
The Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Banking and Finance; and Litigation-Trusts and Estates (2010-2015; 2017-2021)
Triad Business Journal’s 40 Leaders Under 40
William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA Volunteers of the Year (together with his wife, Aimee) (2010)
North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2009-2011)
North Carolina Super Lawyers in Business Litigation (2014-2015, 2017 - 2019)
Business North Carolina magazine Legal Elite in Litigation (2008-2009, 2013, 2015 - 2019)