John Jeffries’ practice is concentrated on general liability defense, arson and insurance fraud, premises liability, products liability, professional liability, automobile negligence, construction litigation, arbitration and mediation, first party insurance disputes, bad faith, employment law, legal malpractice, allied healthcare malpractice, medical malpractice, senior living and UM/UIM claims. John has focused on litigation for over 20 years, representing carriers and civil defendants.

In today’s business, clients often need a thorough and accurate answer or solution quickly. John tries to achieve this by being responsive to his clients and treats each case with the utmost attention and priority. His clients have come to expect his sound legal advice and strategy, honest answers and integrity. John is a frequent speaker for a number of conferences and seminars, including the North Carolina Insurance Crime Information Exchange’s (NCICIE) annual training conference, of which he has been a member for over 20 years.

When he’s away from MGC, John spends time with his wife, their three children, and enjoys watching UNC sports and coaching youth baseball.

Practice Areas

  • Adulterated Food
  • Alcohol Liability
  • Bad Faith
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Director and Officer Liability
  • Governmental Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • SIU/Arson and Fraud
  • Slander/Defamation
  • Transportation
  • Trucking


  • University of North Carolina School of Law (JD)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BA)

Professional Memberships

  • 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

  • 1995 North Carolina

Community Involvement

  • SouthPark Youth Association (Board of Directors)
  • Dixie Youth Baseball Coach
  • Dilworth United Methodist Church Ministries Council