Jonathan R. Harkavy


phone (336) 370-4200
fax (336) 274-8490
location Greensboro Office

Jonathan Harkavy limits his practice to dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation, private judging and neutral evaluation.  He is a certified mediator with special experience in complex commercial, corporate finance and shareholder disputes, class actions and employment disputes of all kinds.  He has been listed in every edition of Best Lawyers and maintains a national practice in the dispute resolution field.

Jonathan graduated from Columbia Law School in 1968. He clerked for Judge Richard T. Rives of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit before joining Carter, Ledyard & Milburn in New York City. After several years of practice there, he joined this firm’s predecessor in Greensboro, where he has practiced for more than 35 years. He has taught securities law and corporate finance at Duke Law School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. He also taught employment courses at Wake Forest University School of Law for many years, was the co-author of the practice volume of Larsen’s Employment Discrimination, and has published and lectured frequently in the dispute resolution and employment fields. Jonathan has served as president of the District Bar, chair of the Dispute Resolution Section, Labor and Employment Section and Appellate Rules Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association and co-chair of an American Bar Association subcommittee. He is a member of the New York Bar and the North Carolina Bar and a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference.

Areas of Practice:

  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Private Judging