Kris Bryant primarily practices in the area of general corporate law.
Kris has been a member of the Bell, Davis & Pitt team since 2009.
Kris’s principal areas of practice are:
- General business representation, including choice of entity, entity formation, matters of corporate governance, and operational issues, such as preparation and revision of commercial contracts, nondisclosure agreements, and employment agreements;
- Business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, redemptions, dissolutions, assets sales and purchases;
- Advising nonprofit organizations regarding obtaining 501(c)(3) tax exemption and ongoing compliance, transaction and operational matters;
- Regulatory law
- Municipal law
Kris is an active member in the Winston-Salem community. He serves on the board of directors of the March of Dimes (Greater Triad Division) and on the board of directors of the Carolina Center for Cognitive Rehabilitation.
Kris is originally from Dunn, North Carolina. He received his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University, a Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School and his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Kris served as a minister in the United Methodist Church. His wife, Katie, is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church and currently serves at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church.
Wake Forest University (B.A., cum laude, 1995)
Duke Divinity School (M.Div., magna cum laude, 2001)
University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D., with honors, 2009)
Bar & Court Admittance
2009, North Carolina
United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Professional & Community Activities
Board of directors, March of Dimes (Greater Triad Division)
Board of directors, Carolina Center for Cognitive Rehabilitation
St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
The North Carolina Writers' Network
Youth Sports Coach (YMCA)
North Carolina Super Lawyers® Rising Star (2019)