Garella Law, P.C.

Practice Areas






Practice Areas


Garella Law provides individuals, entrepreneurs and business of all sizes with powerful legal representation and an unmatched level of personal service. Whether you are faced with a commercial, contractual, or personal dispute, we are equipped to handle almost any business related dispute at the state and federal level.

Trusted Business Advisor

Everyday we advise clients on ways of avoiding or minimizing the risks of litigation. By providing confident advice and direction, Garella Law is often able to diffuse and resolve business disputes without the need for a formal trial. We understand that the time, effort and expense of litigation is directly related to a company’s bottom line and work with each client to develop a course of action best suited to achieve cost-effective results.

With each new case, our attorneys take the time to discuss the issues with our clients and carefully analyze all potential risks and benefits. After a thorough investigation, our attorneys develop and implement an individually tailored plan for each client. This personalized approach allows for efficient, cost-effective representation while achieving a favorable outcome to any dispute.

Results Driven Trial Lawyer

While the majority of cases today do not go to trial, Garella Law is always prepared to aggressively represent a client’s rights in the courtroom. Our unique and individualized approach to each case allows our attorneys to continuously explore potential settlements and alternatives to litigation without sacrificing trial preparation.

We understand that the single most important aspect of legal representation is the outcome. If a case cannot be settled without a trial, our attorneys are always ready to aggressively represent clients in a court of law. Through a combination of witness preparation, concise trial presentations and proficient oral advocacy, our attorneys skillfully explain complex business issues to a jury in a way that makes sense and achieves positive results.

Garella Law actively represents both companies and individuals involved with business related disputes. We regularly advise and represent clients faced with complex business issues including:

  • Breach of Contract

  • Corporate Director & Officer Liability

  • Fraud & Misrepresentation

  • Securities Litigation

  • Business Disputes

  • Breach of Non-Compete Agreements

  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets

  • Breach of Non-Disclosure Agreements

  • Tortious Interference

  • Commercial Collections

  • Partnership Disputes & Shareholder Litigation

  • Commercial Lease Disputes

  • Unfair Competition & Deceptive Trade Practices


Just because the old adage “life isn’t fair” may often ring true, you are always entitled to fair treatment and equal pay in the workplace. Unfortunately, some employers attempt to bypass, or seemingly ignore, state and federal regulations promulgated to protect employee rights. If you believe that you have been the target of discriminatory practice, have been denied family medical leave, or otherwise treated unfairly, give us a call and we’ll be happy to help.


At the end of trial, the case is not always over and our appeals lawyers are here to help. In virtually every situation, you have the right to seek an appeal from the final disposition of a trial court. We handle appeals in both civil and criminal cases whether or not we represented you at trial.

Garella Law handles appeals involving:

  • State and Federal Court Appeals

  • Motions for Appropriate Relief

  • Motions to Vacate

  • Habeas Proceedings


Garella Law represents both plaintiffs and defendants involved with civil disputes in state or federal court. By providing sound counsel and powerful advocacy, we are able to achieve effective results in cases ranging from personal injury actions to complex business disputes. Whether you have been harmed by the actions of another or served with a lawsuit, we encourage you to seek counsel. We take a head-on approach to representation and understand that effective advocacy begins long before a case goes to trial.

Garella Law handles cases involving:

  • Business Disputes

  • Breach of Contract

  • Products Liability

  • Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices

  • Personal Injury

  • Premises Liability

  • Wrongful Death

  • Fraud and Misrepresentation


Garella Law represents railroad workers who have been subject to harassment, retaliation, unlawful workplace discipline, or who have been injured on the job. We routinely handle cases in courts throughout the country for members of all crafts and have a proven track record of successful results when it matters most. We routinely collaborate with other lawyers and law firms across the country to provide effective representation on virtually any railroad-related employment or injury related matter. Whether you live in North Carolina or elsewhere, work for a Class 1 railroad or a short line, give us a call – chances are, whatever your situation, we can help.