Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Talcott



Darren McDonough

Darren A. McDonough is a partner with Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP. Darren represents clients in both state and federal court and has litigated cases at all trial levels and in the appellate courts of North Carolina. Darren has handled complex matters for companies and individuals involving contract claims, restrictive covenants, zoning and boundary disputes, negligence, fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices, incompetency and guardianships. He has also represented clients on domestic matters and has litigated claims for alienation of affection and criminal conversation. Darren is a Public Administrator for the 17A Judicial District (Rockingham County) of North Carolina where he is appointed to administer complex and simple estates.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Estate Planning/Elder Law
  • Real Estate

Professional Admissions

  • North Carolina Bar, 1998
  • United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 1999


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D. 1998
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro B.A. Political Science 1995
    • Minors in Economics and Psychology
    • Summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
    • Pi Sigma Alpha
    • Academic All-American 1995

Prior Legal Experience

  • 2001-2013 Partner with Farver, Skidmore & McDonough, LLP, Reidsville, NC
  • 1998-2001 Associate with Gwyn, Gwyn & Farver, Reidsville, NC
  • Summer Intern with the Wake Forest University School of Law Clinic for the Elderly, Winston-Salem, NC

Professional & Civic Organizations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Member of the Litigation, Real Property, Elder Law and Estate Planning sections
  • 17A Judicial District Member
  • Past President of the 17A Judicial District

Office Locations


100 South Elm Street Suite 500
Greensboro, NC 27401
Phone: 336-274-4658
Fax: 336-274-4540



551 Monroe Street
Eden, NC 27288
Phone: (336) 623-4600

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Payroll, Taxes, Secured Debt Payments, Trade Creditors, Litigation, and Foreclosures.
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Criminal Law

Help with Traffic Tickets, DUI Defense, Misdemeanors, and Capital Felonies
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Estate Planning

Wills, Living Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Guardianships
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We can assist you in making informed, cost effective litigation decisions.
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Real Estate

Ivey McClellan helps you avoid pitfalls and headaches, while insuring a smooth process.
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Tax Law

We work closely with your accountant to help you in all of your tax related issues.
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Domestic Law

Ivey McClellan has several years of experience in all areas of domestic law.
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