about harman law

Honest and authentic are not typically words used to describe a law firm. Yet that’s exactly who we are at Harman Law. As a firm deeply rooted in integrity and service, we believe all clients deserve to be treated fairly from every stage of their case. We pride ourselves on providing the personal attention that is essential to achieving successful outcomes for each client.

At Harman Law, you can trust our relentless commitment to delivering honest, authentic and effective legal counsel for North Carolina residents, small businesses and those injured in car accidents or in the workplace.

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Our Team

Many firms focus on how much revenue clients can generate rather than ensuring that they obtain the justice that they deserve. Michael knew that his personal values and integrity didn’t align with simply turning a profit, he started Harman Law knowing that his clients deserve better. We pride ourselves on treating our clients with compassion and transparency.

michael harman

As the firm’s principal attorney, Michael concentrates in personal injury, civil litigation and handling general negligence issues, including tort claims, in both state and federal court. Prior to opening Harman Law, he gained extensive experience in this area of the law, serving as Senior Associate Attorney for a prestigious personal injury firm in Charlotte.

Principal Attorney
derek wagner

Since graduating Charlotte School or Law with Cum Laude honors, Derek has dedicated his career to learning the ins-and-outs of the NC Workers’ Comp Act and currently represents clients who have been hurt at work. His prior experience representing insurance carries and employers has, and will, continue to help tremendously in my practice and zealous representation of injured workers. In his free time, Derek enjoys golf, fitness and hanging out with friends. 

sandra burink

Sandra has almost 17 years of experience representing employees and employers in
employment disputes. She is passionate about ensuring each client is treated fairly and is committed to providing winning legal arguments. Sandra is licensed in the State of Michigan, United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, and the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Attorney at Law
sharon listhaur

Sharon was a Senior Litigation Paralegal for 15 yrs. and focused on several areas, including: Complex Litigation, Personal Injury & Wrongful Death. She attended CPCC and was on the Dean’s List and a member of Lambda Epsilon Chi.

Sharon loves spending time with her grandson “Eli” and two dogs. She helps as a Legal Advocate for the American Diabetes Association, supporting kids within the school systems to ensure they are treated fairly at school and in their daily life.

Practice Manager
robert holbrook harman

Robert graduated with a bachelors in political science from East Carolina before earning his law degree from North Carolina Central University. Prior to joining Harman Law he worked in the banking industry for 5 years. Outside of work he loves to travel, spend time with family and root for the Carolina Panthers.

lea downs harman law

Born and raised in Charlotte, Lea has over 20 years of experience working in the legal field. She received her Paralegal Certification from University of North Carolina Charlotte. Outside of the office, Lea is a college sports fan, spending time outdoors and staying active.

jessica moon

Born and raised in Concord, NC. Jessica has over 10 years experience in customer service, she attended RCCC for a diploma in Medical Office Administration, and worked in a dental office before joining Harman Law. She and her husband love taking spontaneous trip and going on all kinds of adventures. They spend a lot of time outside with their dogs Daisy and Gracie and family & friends. Jessica’s favorite place is anywhere with blue water and sand, and fun fact, sea turtles are her favorite!

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