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Petal A. Munroe

Fax +1.919.516.2070

Petal Munroe is an associate in the Raleigh office and focuses her practice on complex commercial disputes, with an emphasis on financial services litigation, contract disputes, and corporate restructuring and bankruptcy. Her practice also encompasses labor and employment and general litigation matters.

Ms. Munroe’s experience includes litigating and resolving a variety of commercial contract disputes, representing lenders in litigation and loan workout matters, advising and representing secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, receivership actions, and foreclosures. Ms. Munroe also defends clients in litigation matters involving federal claims, including the ADA and HIPAA.

Professional Background

Ms. Munroe was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2014. Ms. Munroe also has experience in the telecommunications field, having worked in a local ABC news affiliate in Orlando, Florida and a national multimedia broadcasting company in Charlotte, North Carolina.


  • NCCU School of Law Legal Writing Scholar
  • NCCU School of Law Michael F. Easley Award
  • Regional Runner-Up for American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Willie Gary 3L Trial Advocacy Competition - 3rd Place
  • Kilpatrick Townsend 1L Mock Trial Competition - Semifinalist

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle
    • Emerging Leaders Board Member
    • Chair of Community Outreach Committee
    • Big Sister
  • Capital City Lawyers Association
  • Minorities in the Profession Committee
  • North Carolina Bar Association 
  • Phi Delta Phi, International Honor Society
  • Triangle Black Corporate Attorneys Network
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • 100 Women Who Give a Hoot

Speaking Engagements

  • North Carolina Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee, 3rd Annual Minority Pre-Law Conference: Putting the Pieces Together - Is Law School the Right Fit?, March 18, 2017, Moderator
  • Social Media 101: Understanding the Basics of Key Social Media Tools and How Clients Use Social Media to Enhance Business, October 19, 2016, Speaker
  • Represented a commercial property owner in a federal action alleging violations of the ADA.
  • Represented a hospital system and its affiliate healthcare service providers involving violations of the federal bankruptcy code and privacy laws.
  • Represented corporate and individual clients in various commercial contract disputes and related litigation.
  • Represented commercial lenders in collection litigation and related defensive litigation.
  • Represented commercial lenders in receivership actions for a variety of commercial properties.
  • Represented commercial lenders in all phases of real property foreclosure and sale matters in North Carolina.
  • Represented secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, including the resolution of secured and unsecured claims.