Of Counsel Attorney Michael J. McGinley Born in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Mr. McGinley received his B.A. in economics from the University of Buffalo in 1971, and his M.B.A. from C.W. Post College in 1978. He went on to complete law school at New York Law School in 1985. He was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 2003 after 30 years of claim experience at a major property and casualty insurance company, including his role there as Chief Claim Officer.