Alston F. Ludwig

As a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Development, Corporate, and Litigation Practice Groups, Alston helps individuals and businesses with their construction, real estate, and business needs. Prior to joining McGuire, Wood & Bissette, Alston practiced with the Jackson, Mississippi, office of a large, regional law firm, where he gained experience in complex business and commercial civil litigation and products liability litigation. Alston uses this knowledge to advise clients on how to prevent small issues from becoming big problems, and, in the event a dispute arises, he zealously advocates on their behalf throughout the course of litigation.

Contact Information

Office: 828.254.8800

48 Patton Avenue
PO Box 3180
Asheville, North Carolina 28802-3180

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Client Successes

  • Prepared construction contracts for multi-million dollar projects
  • Prevailed in three-day arbitration on behalf of a lender
  • Executed and successfully defended claims of lien
  • Defended condominium association against Fair Housing claims
  • Obtained judgments for Fortune 100 company for breach of contract
  • Defended municipalities successfully in civil rights actions
  • Assisted breweries across North Carolina with startup and expansion

Community Involvement

Alston’s community involvement includes participation in:

  • Leadership Asheville
  • Asheville Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Total Resource Campaign
  • Asheville Home Builders Association
  • City Church of Asheville
  • Young Professionals of Asheville


The North Carolina State Bar

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina (2013)

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina (2013)

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (2013)

The Mississippi State Bar

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi (2009)

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi (2009)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


University of Mississippi School of Law (J.D., 2009 Magna Cum Laude)

Auburn University (B.A., History, 2006 Summa Cum Laude)


Super Lawyers 2014, “Rising Star” in Real Estate from