James Nye is an Associate in Maynard Nexsen’s Private Markets practice group. Prior to joining the Firm full-time, he worked as a Summer Associate in 2021 and 2022. James also clerked for The Honorable James A. Wynn, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

James is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and Duke University. In law school, he was a member of the Honor Council. As an undergraduate, James was the Student Video Coordinator for Duke Men's Basketball.

James is proficient in German, and he studied abroad in Berlin during his time at Duke. He also enjoys horology, which is watchmaking and watch repair.




  • State Bar: North Carolina


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