John T. Jeffries

Charlotte, NC

John T. Jeffries

Charlotte, NC

John Jeffries’ practice is concentrated on general liability defense, arson and insurance fraud, arbitration and mediation, premises liability, products liability, professional liability, automobile negligence, insurance coverage, first party insurance disputes, bad faith and UM/UIM claims. He has actively litigated cases throughout North Carolina for over 25 years, representing carriers and civil defendants. John is also certified as a Superior Court Mediator by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission.

In today’s business world, clients often need and expect a thorough and accurate answer or a quick solution to a pending legal problem. John strives to provide this by being responsive to his clients and treating each case with the utmost attention and priority. His clients have come to value his sound legal advice, practical and effective strategy and honest answers based largely on his many years of experience in the insurance industry. Clients know that disputes are inevitable and that they can rely upon John to fiercely defend and represent their interests in the courtroom when necessary. He is a frequent speaker at a number of conferences and seminars, and is actively involved in groups that support the insurance industry such as the North Carolina Insurance Crime Information Exchange (NCICIE), of which he has been a member for over 25 years.

Outside of MGC, John treasures spending time with his wife at their favorite beach, and trying to keep up with their three grown children (a PhD candidate in Chicago, an advertising sales rep for the world’s most popular app and an aspiring baseball player in high school). He loves following UNC sports and serving his community through youth athletics. John was recently elected president of the South Park Youth Association, one of the oldest and largest recreational youth sports organizations in Charlotte.

Practice Areas

Adulterated Food

Alcohol Liability

Bad Faith

Commercial & Business Litigation

Construction Litigation

Director & Officer Liability/Fiduciary

Government/Municipal Liability


Nursing Home Liability

Premises Liability

Products Liability

Management & Professional Liability

Slander & Defamation

Motor Vehicle Litigation

Trucking & Transportation

Insurance Coverage

Curriculum Vitae

Education (2)
  • University of North Carolina School of Law (JD)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BA)
Professional Memberships (6)
  • North Carolina State Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Arson Investigators
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (Former Board of Directors)
  • North Carolina Insurance Crime Information Exchange
Bar Admissions (1)
  • North Carolina (1995)
Certifications (1)
  • Certified Superior Court Mediator
Community Involvements (3)
  • SouthPark Youth Association (Board of Directors)
  • Dixie Youth Baseball Coach
  • Dilworth United Methodist Church Ministries Council