Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Talcott



Robert McClellan

Robert L. McClellan is a partner of Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP and has practiced law in Greensboro for over 35 years. Mr. McClellan handles all types of criminal matters, ranging from traffic citations to District Court cases, and all the way up to death penalty cases and drug trials in State and Federal Court. Mr. McClellan has been involved in hundreds of trials at the District and Superior court levels in State Court, and has received favorable outcomes before the North Carolina Supreme Court, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.  Mr. McClellan has also been involved in Petitions for Certiorari before the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. McClellan is a Board Certified Specialist in North Carolina State and Federal courts, and is a member of the Middle District of North Carolina CJA Advisory Panel.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Litigation

Professional Admissions

  • North Carolina Bar, 1978
  • United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 1986
  • United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 1988
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1999
  • United States Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1988
  • United States Supreme Court, 1992


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D. 1978
  • University of North Carolina, B.A. 1974

Prior Legal Experience

  • State of North Carolina, Assistant Public Defender, 1979-1986, Greensboro, NC 

Professional & Civic Organizations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Criminal Section Board
    • Board Certified Specialist in North Carolina State and Federal courts
  • The Middle District of N.C., Former Member of Federal CJA Panel
  • Greensboro Bar Association
  • N.C. Advocates for Justice
  • Guilford Inn of Court
    • Executive Committee
    • President 2011-2013
  • Av rating by Martindale Hubbell
  • Eagle Scout

Office Locations


100 South Elm Street Suite 500
Greensboro, NC 27401
Phone: 336-274-4658
Fax: 336-274-4540



551 Monroe Street
Eden, NC 27288
Phone: (336) 623-4600

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Criminal Law

Help with Traffic Tickets, DUI Defense, Misdemeanors, and Capital Felonies
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Estate Planning

Wills, Living Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Guardianships
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We can assist you in making informed, cost effective litigation decisions.
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Real Estate

Ivey McClellan helps you avoid pitfalls and headaches, while insuring a smooth process.
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Tax Law

We work closely with your accountant to help you in all of your tax related issues.
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Domestic Law

Ivey McClellan has several years of experience in all areas of domestic law.
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