Michael R. Ganley
A native of Syracuse, New York, Michael R. Ganley graduated from Niagara University with a bachelor’s degree in political science with minors in psychology and religious studies. He later attended Campbell University for law school. During law school, Mr. Ganley interned for the North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and also served as a clerk for Judge Linda Stephens of the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
Mr. Ganley leads the firm’s full-service, comprehensive property management practice, representing property management companies and homeowners associations throughout North and South Carolina. Mr. Ganley resolves disputes with vendors, mediates conflicts among homeowners, and amends covenants and by-laws. Further, Mr. Ganley makes himself available to attend HOA meetings, hold Q&A sessions with homeowners, and consult with HOA boards with legal issues.
With a strong background in all aspects of real estate law, Mr. Ganley also assists in the firm’s commercial real estate practice. He has represented purchasers and sellers in a variety of real estate transactions, providing research and solutions to complex issues arising throughout the closing process. This includes representing individuals, investors and multiple Fortune 500 companies in multimillion dollar real estate acquisitions in both urban and rural regions throughout the mid-Atlantic and Southeast, from the initial drafting and revision of contracts through negotiations with opposing parties and counsel, and ultimately coordinating the closing process among multiple parties, along with resolving various issues involving title defects and contract contingencies throughout.
Mr. Ganley was admitted to practice law in the state courts of North Carolina in 2010 and he was admitted to practice law in the state courts of South Carolina in 2011. He has served on the board of directors for regional non-profit organizations and is active in the North Carolina Bar Association and the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division.
Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
- J.D., 2009
- B.A. Political Science, 2005
- Minor in Psychology and Religious Studies
- Business North Carolina 2016 Legal Elite- Real Estate
Memberships and Admissions
- North Carolina State Bar, Member, 2010
- North Carolina Bar Association, Member
- Wake County Young Lawyers Division, Member
- South Carolina State Bar, Member, 2011
- South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, Member
- United States District Court for the Middle District of NC
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of NC