Mike Jefferson practices construction law, real estate and commercial litigation, financial services litigation, and creditors’ rights litigation.
In his construction practice, Mike represents owners, lenders, contractors, and specialty subcontractors in a range of construction-related disputes, including delay claims, change order disputes, lien and bond claims, and construction defect claims. Mike drafts and reviews construction contracts to help protect clients from unexpected risks, and counsels clients during projects to advise them of potential risks and costs of claims and to help protect valuable client relationships with customers. Mike has also helped international and out-of-state clients in the professional license and certification process in North Carolina. Mike’s Cuban heritage, native Spanish language skills, and experience as a legal translator/interpreter assist in investigating problems on North Carolina’s multi-lingual jobsites.
In addition to his construction practice, Mike represents banks, lenders and others in retail and commercial financial services disputes, including securities transactions, enforcement of loan documents, foreclosure/collateral recovery, and judgment enforcement.
Mike represents disadvantaged, minority, female, and veteran-owned business enterprises in discrimination actions.