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North Carolina


Vanderbilt University, J.D., 2008; Symposium Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review

Indiana University, M.A., 2005, Chancellor’s Fellowship

Florida State University, M.A., 2001

Centre College, B.A., 2000


Ty Shaffer is a litigator representing property owners and businesses in real estate disputes and land use matters.

A significant portion of Ty’s practice focuses on the representation of property owners seeking just compensation for condemnation of their property by the North Carolina Department of Transportation and North Carolina municipalities. He currently chairs the firm’s Condemnation and Real Estate Disputes Practice Group. Ty also assists property owners in land use and zoning matters, including rezoning requests, requests for variances, and appeals from the decisions of local planning boards.

Ty also has broad business litigation experience covering a range of matters, including complex commercial disputes, bankruptcy cases, creditors’ rights litigation and appeals.

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Professional Affiliations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2013-16; Law & Society Committee, 2016-19
  • American Bar Association

Community Affiliations

  • United Way of Central Carolinas, Young Leaders Council Representative
  • UNC Charlotte, J. Murrey Atkins Library Board of Advisors, Member
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2013
  • Foundation for the Carolinas, Impact Fund for Emerging Philanthropists, Class of 2009
  • North Carolina Guardian ad Litem Program, Pro Bono Appellate Attorney
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