Daniel J. Finegan


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  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, Board of Editors, Wake Forest Law Review, 2007
  • Hanover College, BA, History, 2003
  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit

North Carolina State Bar Association

Mecklenburg County Bar Association

Dan practices in the financial services litigation department where he provides counsel to financial institutions on a wide range of matters, with a focus on mortgage-related litigation and defending claims brought under the broad scope of state and federal consumer protection statutes.

In addition to his substantial experience in commercial litigation, Dan spent two years living in one of the most impoverished regions of Northern India working with a non-profit to provide counsel on microfinance and micro-enterprise development work.

At Wake Forest, Dan served on the Board of Editors for the Wake Forest Law Review and was also proud to serve as the President of the Public Interest Law Organization.  He remains committed to regularly taking on pro bono representations and advancing the public interest through his private practice. 

Daniel Finegan
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Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

Represented real estate developer in litigation and obtaining Rule 12 dismissal for breach of contract claims brought by firm attempting to enforce sale of land illegally.

Defended mountain resort developer client against foreclosure proceeding brought by FDIC and obtained Rule 12 dismissal of subsequent federal court action.

Represented Korean textile importer in complex contract and business tort claim against former employee-manager who diverted corporate funds for personal use. Resulted in favorable jury verdict in excess of $1.1 million which was affirmed on appeal.

Represented commercial developer in appellate reversal of trial court’s order dissolving client’s $2 million order of attachment based on incorrect application of general contractor licensing statute.

Represented corporation in appellate reversal of trial court’s order denying motion to compel arbitration in lawsuit by corporate officer over stock subscription agreements.

Named to "North Carolina Rising Stars,” Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2014