Jared Gardner

704.335.0350 phone
704.390.7019 direct
jared@gardnerskelton.comf-super-lawyersf-legal-elite AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell
Attorney at Law

Jared Gardner is a commercial litigator with extensive experience practicing in multiple state and federal courts, including North Carolina’s Business Court. Jared’s experience includes corporate governance, shareholder and partnership disputes, fiduciary liability, consumer class action defense, franchisor/franchisee disputes, business buy/sells, commercial loan transactions, loan workouts, lender liability, insurance coverage and bad faith, and unfair competition. Jared’s practice also involves employment advice, counsel and litigation, including executive hiring and departures, litigation involving non-competition/solicitation agreements, defense against claims of virtually every type of alleged discrimination and harassment, and federal and state wage and hour law.

Jared is dedicated to client service, striving to provide not merely favorable results, but good counsel and, above all, value.

  • Selected as a business litigation “Super Lawyer”: 2012-2021
  • Named to Business North Carolina’s 2016 and 2021 “Legal Elite”
  • Awarded AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell
Practice Areas
  • Business Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
Industries Served
  • Business, ranging from public companies to closely held companies
  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • San Diego State University, B.S., 1996, summa cum laude
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • California State Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Ninth Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of California
  • Special admissions to practice in the courts of South Carolina, Texas, Maryland and Tennessee
Professional Affiliations
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
Community Involvement
  • Volunteer Attorney, Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Lawyer on the Line Program