Sterling A. Spainhour Joins Miles Mediation & Arbitration in Charlotte


CHARLOTTE, August 17, 2020–  Miles Mediation & Arbitration, the largest ADR provider in the southeast, is proud to announce the addition of Sterling A. Spainhour to its panel in Charlotte. Spainhour is a mediator and arbitrator specializing in banking, financial, technology, business, and commercial disputes.


“We are incredibly fortunate to have Sterling Spainhour on our Charlotte panel,” says John Miles, CEO of Miles Mediation & Arbitration. “He has extensive legal and ADR experience. Attorneys and litigants in North Carolina and throughout the country will benefit from his expertise in the years to come.”


In addition to managing a full-time ADR practice, Spainhour is currently Of Counsel with Sapronov & Associates, a law firm with offices in Atlanta and Washington, DC. Prior to joining Sapronov & Associates, Spainhour served as Special General Counsel for Bank of America and Deputy General Counsel for Well Fargo, where he was part of the management team that oversaw 450 employees. At Wells Fargo, he also led the practice group responsible for all corporate issues involving offshoring and outsourcing, intellectual property, commercial contracts, technology and telecommunications.  


“ADR has always been a critical part of the legal process but in the current environment,” said Spainhour. “It has become an essential component of resolving disputes in a swift, economical fashion. I have joined Miles Mediation & Arbitration because I want to be a part of that process with a team that has a proven record in the area.


Spainhour is a certified mediator with the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Committee and a Commercial Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.  




Spainhour has presented at several Practicing Law Institute Seminars and other national and state continuing legal education seminars. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Wake Forest School of Law for sixteen years where he taught courses in banking and financial institutions law and advanced contract drafting and negotiations. He has also been a full-time Professor at Charlotte School of Law. Spainhour received his B.A. from Hampton University and his J.D. from Notre Dame University School of Law.




 Miles Mediation & Arbitration, headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Charlotte, Savannah, and Nashville, is an award-winning alternative dispute resolution (ADR) firm. The firm specializes in mediation, arbitration, special master and all forms of dispute management and is known for its exceptional client service and reputation of delivering successful results. The firm handles all case sizes and types, including complex, multi-party disputes in areas of business, finance, construction, medical negligence, personal injury, wrongful death, trucking, real estate, insurance coverage, fiduciary, estate and probate, and premises liability. For more information, please call 888-305-3553.