Michael Ferretti’s practice primarily concentrates on commercial and mortgage litigation related to matters across the country, with a focus on defending financial institutions in lender-liability actions. Michael has substantial recent experience assisting with managing a large mortgage servicer’s portfolio of litigation associated with claims that a homeowners association’s foreclosure of its super-priority lien can extinguish first deeds of trusts. His work in this area has included multiple aspects of litigation, from drafting responsive pleadings and dispositive motions to working with experts, developing case strategy, responding to discovery, and preparing cases as they approach trial. In addition to HOA litigation matters, Michael focuses on representing financial institutions and advising on the implementation and demonstration of compliance with various state and federal regulations.
Michael has experience with complex, multi-party litigation, expert witness preparation, case discovery, and legal writing. This experience allows him to serve a wide variety of clients that includes large companies, individuals, and small businesses to provide a range of legal services, from researching and analyzing a discrete issue to assisting with a case through to its ultimate resolution.
Michael received his J.D. from Campbell Law School, where he was business editor of the Campbell Law Review. While attending law school, he served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Robert C. Hunter of the North Carolina Court of Appeals. He also earned a B.A. in political science from Wake Forest University, where he was a Poteat Scholar and student government legislator.