William   Hamel
Principal and Practice Group Leader of Litigation (Charlotte)


Phone: 704.716.0811
Fax: 704.372.2619
Mailing: 301 South College Street ,
Suite 2600 , Charlotte , NC   28202
Linkedin: William Hamel


Bill Hamel primarily represents commercial and residential landlords, and homeowners and business owners associations. He offers more than 29 years of experience helping to protect assets and collect debts for his clients. Bill also represents many small businesses as primary outside counsel.

Bill works primarily with commercial and residential development, brokerage and management firms with properties in the Charlotte region, which include Griffin Brothers Companies, Henderson Properties, JLL, CIM Group, Childress Klein Properties, Cushman & Wakefield, CIP, Lat Purser & Associates, AmCap, Inc., Selwyn Property Group, Access Property Management, AMS, NAI Southern Real Estate and Providence Commercial Real Estate Advisors



  • “Hot Topics in Community Association Law” – 9th Annual HOA Legal Seminar, Henderson Properties, Charlotte, NC (May 2016)


Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Campbell University School of Law, 1990
  • B.A., History, Wake Forest University, 1987
  • North Carolina, 1990
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit


  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar: Litigation Section, Naming Rights Cabinet (2014), Lawyer Referral Service Committee (1998-2001), Fee Dispute Committee (2009-2011)
  • Community Associations Institute
  • Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP)
  • National Association of Residential Property Managers


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