John E. Spainhour

Asheville, NC

John E. Spainhour

Asheville, NC

John Spainhour’s practice focuses on civil litigation. He has extensive experience in the areas of commercial litigation, business torts, real estate litigation, professional liability and fiduciary litigation, catastrophic injury defense, products liability, premises liability, construction defect, insurance coverage and extra-contractual claims, motor vehicle and trucking, coverage and bad faith and other negligence claims.

John has tried many cases to a jury verdict in various courts throughout North Carolina. He has also defended professionals before the National Association of Securities Dealers (now FINRA), and others before various state regulatory agencies. John started his practice at MGC in the firm’s Charlotte office, relocating to Asheville in the spring of 2013 to start the Western North Carolina office.

Outside of law, John can be found spending time with his wife and two daughters, as well as reading, running, skiing, golfing and discovering all that Asheville has to offer.

Practice Areas

Adulterated Food

Alcohol Liability

Bad Faith

Commercial & Business Litigation

Construction Litigation

Director & Officer Liability/Fiduciary

Government/Municipal Liability

Healthcare Liability

Insurance Coverage


Management & Professional Liability

Motor Vehicle Litigation

Nursing Home Liability

Premises Liability

Products Liability

Slander & Defamation

Trucking & Transportation

Curriculum Vitae

Education (2)
  • University of South Carolina School of Law (JD)
  • Davidson College (BA)
Professional Memberships (6)
  • Buncombe County Bar Association
  • Council on Litigation Management
  • Defense Research Institute
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Council
Bar Admissions (1)
  • North Carolina (2001)