Justin Outling ’05

Justin Outling is a 2005 graduate of the Political Science Department and an active alumnus. While at UNCG, Justin was an active member of student government and was selected for the Department’s “Outstanding Senior” award. After his graduation from UNCG he attended law school at Duke University. Justin is currently an attorney in Greensboro, practicing in business litigation and arbitration as an associate at the Brooks Pierce law firm. In June of 2015, Justin became a Greensboro City Councilman, representing District 3, an area just north of UNCG’s campus. He has represented clients in a wide range of matters, including, commercial financing, unfair trade practices, breach of contract, and insider trading. Prior to joining Brooks Pierce, Justin was a lawyer at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton L.L.P. in New York City, where he represented financial institutions and multi-national corporations in securities and other complex litigation, as well as in criminal and regulatory matters. He also previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable William L. Osteen, Jr. in the Middle District of North Carolina. Before graduating from law school, Justin served as an intern in the legal departments of TIAA-CREF and Merrill Lynch, as well as with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and for Justice Paul Newby of the North Carolina Supreme Court.