Jonathan D. Feit

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Jonathan Feit has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of Family Law. Deftly navigating complex hearings in the courtroom or before an Arbitrator, negotiating on behalf of his clients and giving direct and practical advice, Jonathan’s primary practice areas involve divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, domestic violence, and equitable distribution.

Widely recognized as a top Family Law attorney both in Charlotte and across the State, Jonathan has been consistently honored in Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, Best Lawyers® “The Best Lawyers in America,” Super Lawyers, and rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell. He was also recently named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Family Law for 2020.

Jonathan is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars throughout North Carolina for family law lawyers; volunteers for a number of non-profit organizations in the area; serves on the Board of Trustees and the Development Committee for the Blumenthal Performing Arts; and is a presenter for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Academic Internship Program.

He received his Bachelor of Arts from Auburn University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Tennessee College of Law. Jonathan clerked for the Mecklenburg County, North Carolina District & Superior Court Judges in 1999 and joined James, McElroy & Diehl in 2001.

An avid sports fan, Jonathan enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and playing golf.

Academic Background

  • J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 2001
  • B.A., Auburn University, 1996

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar


  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association Family Law Council (2014-2017 year term)
  • North Carolina Bar Association 2017-2018 Family Law Council Equitable Distribution Committee, Co-Chair
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Family Law Section

Professional Recognition

  • AV® Preeminent™ rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Family Law, 2020
  • Best Lawyers® The Best Lawyers in America© in Family Law, 2019-2024
  • Business North Carolina Legal Elite in Family Law, 2008, 2012-2019, 2022-2024
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers in Family Law, 2014-2024
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers – Rising Star” in Family Law, 2009 and 2011-2013
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute, 2006

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