Denton Worrell focuses his practice in the areas of general business and financial litigation, insurance coverage, and appeals. His extensive business, financial, and legal background bring a unique perspective for our clients. Denton clerked for Justice Paul M. Newby on the Supreme Court of North Carolina, primarily handling Business Court and complex civil appeals. He was Editor-In-Chief of the Wake Forest Law Review, and was also selected by the faculty for the prestigious Dean’s Leadership Award.  Recently, Denton was selected for the prestigious Super Lawyer’s®, Rising Stars award.

Prior to practicing law, he worked in wealth management and finance in Charlotte for over ten years, helping to establish and develop an independent registered investment advisory firm. As a Certified Financial Planner, he represented clients throughout the Southeast on various financial transactions, securities and investments, and corporate matters. He has extensive insurance experience and is a Chartered Life Underwriter with the American College.

He has represented corporations and individuals throughout the country in various corporate disputes as well as insurance coverage litigation, and individuals in catastrophic personal injury matters.

Practice Areas

  • Complex Litigation
    •  Appellate
    • Corporate and Business Litigation
    • Catastrophic Personal Injury
    • Insurance Coverage and Policyholder Litigation
  • Corporate
    • General Business and Corporate Matters

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina


  • Certified Financial Planner (former)
  • Chartered Life Underwriter
  • Various FINRA securities licenses (former)
  • Life, Health, Long Term Care insurance licenses (former)


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, NC
    • Juris Doctor
    • Editor-in-Chief, Wake Forest Law Review
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    • Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature
    • Post-Graduate Program, McIntire School of Business
  • The McCallie School, Chattanooga, TN
    • Secondary School

Honors  & Awards

  • Editor-in-Chief, Wake Forest Law Review
  • The Dean’s Leadership Award, Wake Forest School of Law
  • Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars
  • Million Dollar Round Table
  • Eagle Scout

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • 10th Judicial District Bar Member
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Federalist Society

Past Experience

  • The Supreme Court of North Carolina, Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul M. Newby
  • Byron Financial, LLC
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network


  • In his spare time Denton enjoys the outdoors, hiking, and backpacking.

Community Involvement & Leadership

  • Helped found and establish the Charlotte Scholarship Fund for the McCallie School
  • Leadership Charlotte
  • Episcopal Church, Member 


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