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Eric A. Montgomery

Practice areas:

Business, Employment & Labor, Corporate & Incorporation, General Practice, Contracts & Agreements… more 

About Me


Eric
A. Montgomery opened the doors of The Montgomery Law Firm, PLLC in January of
2009 with the primary purpose of providing legal solutions and support to the
small business community.  After spending
almost 20 years as a corporate attorney for various large companies in North
and South Carolina, he seeks to provide the same type of sound legal advice and
counsel to individuals and companies in the greater Charlotte community. Other
areas of focus will be employment law and estate planning.


 


He previously
served as an Assistant General Counsel for Bank of America, SCANA Services,
Inc. and Flagstar Corporation (Denny’s). 
His legal career began with the law firm of Plunkett & Cooney, P.C.
in Detroit, Michigan. 


 


A native of
Charlotte, NC, Montgomery graduated from West Charlotte Senior High.  He attended North Carolina Central University
in Durham, North Carolina, graduating Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts
Degree in Political Science.  He obtained
his Juris Doctor Degree from Marquette University Law School. 


 


Montgomery is
a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the North Carolina State Bar, the State
Bar of Wisconsin, and serves as a Vice-Chair for the John S. Leary Bar Association.


 


His community
service involvement includes serving as a member of the Board of Directors for
the African American Community Foundation and the Housing Trust Authority Board
for the City of Charlotte.  He is a
member of Pi Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated.  Montgomery is a Limited Partner of the Godwin
Fund Partners, L.P., an equity hedge fund.


 


In 2006, Montgomery was named as Co-Recipient of the
Howard B. Eisenberg Award from the Marquette University Law School Alumni
Association for recognition of outstanding community service.  During that same year, he was elected to the
NCCU Athletic Hall of Fame as a Contributor.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Business: 30%
    11 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 20%
    25 years
  3. General Practice: 15%
    9 years
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 15%
    11 years
  5. Other: 20%
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Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Harold W. Cogdell

    I endorse this lawyer. Eric brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and compassion that adds value to a clients case.

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    Harold Cogdell White Collar Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Montgomery Law Firm, PLLC

6135 Park South Drive
Suite 510
Charlotte, NC, 28210

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NCAuthorized to practice law200804/08/2015
MINot authorized to practice-Administrative199103/27/2015
WISuspended Olr Certification199003/01/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Howard Eisenberg Service AwardMarquette University Law Alumni2006
Marquette University Law SchoolSports Law Review1989

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant General CounselBank of America2001 - 2008
Assistant General CounselSCANA Services, Inc.1996 - 2001
Corporate CounselFlagstar/Denny's1992 - 1996
AssociatePlunkett & Cooney1990 - 1992

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Mecklenburg Bar FoundationMember2009 - 2010
Mecklenburg County Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
North Carolina State Bar, IOLTAN/A2009 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
John S. Leary Bar AssociationCo-Chair2003 - 2005
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Employee vs. EmployerEmployee paid $100k plus settlement

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolN/AJuris Doctor1990
North Carolina Central UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Financial Aspects of Starting Your Own PracticeLaw Practice Management2009