Greg is a financial services attorney focusing on residential mortgages managing a multi-state litigation practice.
He advises his clients in defensive litigation and contested foreclosures, involving claims relating to fraud, Unfair & Deceptive Trade Practices, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, among other federal regulations. He also handles origination issues impacting real property title, standing to foreclose, and competing lienholder disputes. He has extensive knowledge of easement issues, eminent domain acts, housing code violations, lending laws, loan modifications, and directives of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Greg prides himself on being able to handle the most complex issues and working with his clients to provide creative and effective solutions to protect their security assets. He is an experienced litigator serving as first chair for hundreds of motions, hundreds of bench trials, and dozens of jury trials. He has experience with all aspects of litigation from filing the first legal pleading to being the lead author of several North Carolina and South Carolina Court of Appeal matters.
Greg also serves on the Board of Directors for the Lily Pad Haven, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides housing and healthcare for survivors of human trafficking.
Represented Fortune 500 American financial institution in appellate matter before the North Carolina Court of Appeals and North Carolina Supreme Court, upholding the trial court ruling involving the publication of a foreclosure sale.
Representation of mortgage servicer and investor in federal court involving claims arising from RESPA, FDCPA, TILA, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and mail fraud, the Court granted his client’s motion pursuant to rule 12(b)(6) dismissing all claims with prejudice.
Representation of mortgage servicer in federal court involving claims involving breach of contract and promissory estoppel based on a loan modification, the Court granted his client’s motion pursuant to rule 12(b)(6) dismissing all claims with prejudice.
Represented trustee in appellate matter before the North Carolina Court of Appeals involving breach of fiduciary duty, upholding the trial court’s ruling that no breach occurred.
Member, North Carolina Bar Association
Member, South Carolina Bar Association
Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Association
Recipient, American Legal Financial Network, Picture the Future Award, 2016
Recipient, Charlotte School of Law Exemplary Achievement Award, 2009
Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Awards, Land Use Law, 2008