Jonathan Garner Envisage Law

Jonathan A. Garner


  • All North Carolina State Courts
  • United States Tax Court
  • Regent University School of Law, Juris Doctor (J.D.); Managing Editor, Regent University Law Review; ADR Board; Honor Council
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Gena Walling McCray, PLLC
  • N.C. Department of Commerce / Division of Employment Security
  • Served in a pivotal role on legal team assisting with recapitalization of an agricultural and chemical supply company worth over $100 million.
  • Served as a primary attorney in the negotiation, due diligence, and closing of multiple M&A transactions over $30 million.
  • Resolved a trust fund recovery penalty matter that saved a company officer from personal liability for penalties of over $1 million alleged by the IRS.
  • Resolved an individual gift tax matter that saved the client over $600,000 in taxes.
  • Successful representation of business owners in Industrial Commission appeals, EEOC lawsuits and arbitration, and unemployment insurance cases.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Business Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Tax Audits, Workouts & Tax Controversy
  • Employment Law

Jonathan is a transactional attorney and clients rely on his expertise in a variety of matters especially those involving:

  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Commercial leasing and real estate transactions
  • Internal corporate matters
  • Tax representation
  • Employment matters: contracts, audits, separation agreements
  • Contract drafting and review

Jonathan partners with clients throughout the business life cycle including entity formation, complex contracts, internal corporate affairs, mergers and acquisitions, commercial leasing and real estate transactions, and employment matters.

A problem-solver and protector by nature, Jonathan maintains a steady demeanor while advocating for businesses and their owners, counseling them as they manage risk and achieve their goals.

Jonathan enjoys working with a variety of clients: entrepreneurs, physician and dental practices, pharmaceutical and life sciences companies, engineering firms, large farming operations, accounting practices, non-profits, and tradesmen. Jonathan is licensed to practice in all North Carolina state courts and in the U.S. Tax Court.

Jonathan earned his undergraduate degree in Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After working for several years in North Carolina state government at the Division of Employment Security, Jonathan earned his law degree from Regent University School of Law where he was Managing Editor for the Law Review and served on the Honor Council.

Born and raised in North Carolina, Jonathan lives with his family in the Triangle area.

A Rich Tradition. A Bright Future.

We exist to help our clients achieve their visions for the future.
We stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients, helping them to anticipate, avoid and overcome challenges and obstacles to their successes.