Attorneys

Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP currently has eight (8) attorneys with a wide variety of practice areas and years of experience. Each of our attorneys has a unique history and a different approach to the law, but we all work together to develop individualized and comprehensive strategies and plans to best suit your needs.

Please take the time to review some of our attorney’s credentials, and feel free to contact our office to set up a consultation.

Charles M. Ivey III
Partner

Charles M. Ivey, III is a partner with Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP. With the exception of two short stays during his undergrad and law school attendance, Charles has lived in Greensboro his entire life. Charles has been a Chapter 7 Trustee in Greensboro since 1982, which covers a large percentage of Charles’ practice time. In addition to trustee work, Charles spends significant time working on Chapter 11 reorganizations and out of court restructurings of businesses and individuals. Some of these reorganizations results from, or leads toward, complex litigation throughout the state and federal courts of North Carolina.

Robert McClellan
Partner

Robert L. McClellan is a partner of Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP and has practiced law in Greensboro for over 35 years. Mr. McClellan handles all types of criminal matters, ranging from traffic citations to District Court cases, and all the way up to death penalty cases and drug trials in State and Federal Court. Mr. McClellan has been involved in hundreds of trials at the District and Superior court levels in State Court, and has received favorable outcomes before the North Carolina Supreme Court, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Edwin R. Gatton
Of Counsel

Effective January 1, 2014, Edwin R. (Ed) Gatton relinquished his equity partner position and became Of Counsel with Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP. Ed focuses primarily in commercial law with an emphasis on litigation (both plaintiff and defense) in State and Federal courts. Ed began his legal career as in-house counsel for Pilot Life Insurance Company (later Jefferson-Pilot Financial) with an emphasis in defense litigation and corporate governance. Since joining Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP, Ed has managed and been lead counsel in several multimillion dollar cases, primarily in the United States Bankruptcy Court.

Dirk W. Siegmund
Partner

Dirk W. Siegmund is a partner with Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP. Dirk focuses his practice on consumer and business bankruptcy cases within the Middle District of North Carolina, assisting individuals and companies when faced with taxation problems, foreclosure issues, judgments and general financial issues. Dirk also spends some of his practice time representing individuals and companies in litigation within the state and federal courts of North Carolina, and representing individuals and companies before the Internal Revenue Service and the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Samantha K. Brumbaugh
Partner

Samantha (Sam) K. Brumbaugh joined the firm of Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP in April of 2012 as a partner. Sam spends 50% of her time practicing out of Ivey McClellan’s Greensboro office, and the other 50% of her time practicing out of Ivey McClellan’s Eden office. Sam practices in the areas of Domestic Law, Litigation, and Bankruptcy/Restructuring. Sam is a highly motivated individual who instills her drive toward perfection for every client with whom she meets.

Darren McDonough
Partner

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.

John Blust
Associate

John Blust is an associate with Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP. John served in the United States Army for a total of five years, obtaining the rank of Captain. John is currently an elected Representative of the State of North Carolina, and a former North Carolina Senator. John has passed the CPA Examination and represents individuals and businesses in federal and state courts throughout the state. John also does considerable work representing Chapter 7 Trustees in Bankruptcy litigation.

Charles M. Ivey IV
Associate

Charles M. (Chuck) Ivey, IV is an associate with Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Siegmund, LLP. With the exception of two short stays in Lynchburg, Virginia and Central, South Carolina, Chuck is a lifelong resident of Greensboro. Chuck focuses primarily in wills and estate planning, but also practices in consumer bankruptcy and insolvency, landlord-tenant disputes and Child Support cases in Guilford County.

Office Locations

Greensboro

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

Eden

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