Prior to joining Northwood Ravin, Mike attended UNC Charlotte and then UNC Chapel Hill for Law School. Mike spent 19 years as a litigator in Construction Law and Commercial / Business Litigation at the Charlotte, North Carolina firm of Johnston, Allison & Hord, PA where he was the Litigation Practice Group Leader. Over the course of his practice, Mike has been twice named as one of the top 100 attorneys in the State of North Carolina and in 2009 he was named in Business North Carolina magazine as the top attorney in North Carolina for Construction Law. He is one of only 55 attorneys in the State of North Carolina that received a rating in the practice area of Commercial Litigation in the 2015 edition of the Chambers USA publication and is a co-author of the Construction Claims Chapter in the North Carolina Construction Law Desk Book publication for the North Carolina Bar Association (“NCBA”). Mike taught Business Law in the UNC Charlotte MBA program for two years and he currently serves as the Secretary of the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees.
J.D., Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte