Lawrence (Larry) M. Baker practices in the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Willson, Jones, Carter & Baxley, P.A. He received his BA degree from Alma College in Alma, MI and his JD degree from Wake Forest University School of Law, where he served as Chief Justice of the Moot Court Board. Larry was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1990, and is admitted in the Eastern and Western Districts of Federal Court in North Carolina. He practices in the area of workers' compensation defense and civil litigation. He is also a certified mediator.
Larry currently serves as Immediate Past President of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys. He holds an AV Preeminent rating from Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell indicating the highest level of ethical and professional excellence and serves on the North Carolina Industrial Commission’s Chairman’s advisory council. Larry has also been named to US News Best Lawyers for Workers' Compensation Law for 2018 through 2020 and he was selected as one of the North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leaders in Law for 2019.
Larry has lived in Charlotte since 1990 with his wife, Susie and children, Catherine and Sarah. He is an elder of Quail Hollow Presbyterian Church and in his free time enjoys cooking, tennis, and board games.