Senior Member

M. Michael Egan

Michael Egan is a Senior Member of the firm in the Atlanta office where he is a member of the Construction Service Group. His practice involves counseling owners, architects, sureties, construction product manufacturers, and builders on matters including design, finance, building, and fidelity and surety disputes. Michael is a member of the American Bar Association's Fidelity and Surety Committee on the Construction Industry.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Stites & Harbison Adds 19 To Atlanta Team From 2 Firms

Chapter Seven: The Indemnity Agreement and the Handling of Surety Claims

The Surety's Indemnity Agreement, Law & Practice 2d Edition (2008)

Owner Defenses to Lien Claims and Removal of Invalid Liens

Construction Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, May 2007

Practical Implications of Bankruptcy on the Parties Rights in a Construction Contract

The Construction Lawyer, Vol. 22:2, Spring 2002

Defending a Mechanics Lien Foreclosure Action

Construction Mechanics' and Materialmens' Liens, Georgia Institute of Continuing Education, Atlanta, May 2001

Construction Claims Against Public Payment Bonds

Construction Mechanics' and Materialmen's Liens, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, May 2000

Bar Admissions
Georgia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
Memberships
State Bar of Georgia, Construction Law Committee
Atlanta Bar Association, Construction Law Section; Litigation Section
American Bar Association, Forum Committee on the Construction Industry; Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
Community Involvement

Carter Center, Board of Councilors

L'Alliance Francaise of Atlanta, Board Member and Vice President

Urban Recipe Food Bank, Volunteer

Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

Prior to joining Stites, Mike was a founder of a litigation and corporate firm based in Atlanta, Georgia whose attorneys joined Stites & Harbison. He has written and lectured on a number of construction law issues.

Mike served in the United States Army, beginning as a Private and eventually becoming a Captain in the JAG Corps, Army National Guard. After law school, he became the law clerk to Honorable Wilbur D. Owens, Jr. and Honorable W.A. Bootle, Judges of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. Mike also has served as a pro bono attorney for the Atlanta Bar Association and for the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Association. He has been certified by the French Ministry of Education at Level B2 Proficiency in French, the level necessary to be admitted to French Universities. He is on the Board of Directors of L'Alliance Fracaise, a French cultural center and school in Atlanta.

Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Best Lawyers in America® (2016)

Georgia Super Lawyers®(2004-15)

M Hicon 2020
Egan Super Law
Egan Super Law Top100
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Articles

Stites & Harbison Adds 19 To Atlanta Team From 2 Firms

Law360 (January 24, 2022, 1:17 PM EST) -- Stites & Harbison PLLC has added 12 Copeland Stair Kingma & Lovell LLP attorneys and all seven of Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney LLP's attorneys to its Atlanta office, the firm recently announced.

by Jack Rodgers January 25, 2022
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison Grows Its Atlanta Office with the Addition of Owen Gleaton Attorneys

ATLANTA—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announces that all seven attorneys from Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney, LLP have joined Stites & Harbison’s Atlanta office.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 24, 2022