William B. “Bill” Hamel

Partner
  • (704) 945-3085
  • (704) 332-8264
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Bill Hamel primarily represents commercial and residential landlords, and homeowners and business owners associations. He offers more than 29 years of experience helping to protect assets and collect debts for his clients. Bill also represents many small businesses as primary outside counsel.

Bill works primarily with commercial and residential development, brokerage and management firms with properties in the Charlotte region, and he serves as general counsel for numerous associations and privately held business entities, which include Henderson Properties, JLL, CIM Group, Childress Klein Properties, Cushman & Wakefield, CIP, Lat Purser & Associates, AmCap, Inc., Selwyn Property Group, Bell Moore Group, Conformity Corporation Access Property Management, AMS, NAI Southern Real Estate, Providence Commercial Real Estate Advisors, and Clearstream technologies.

Speaking Engagements

  • “Emerging Legal Issues and Trends In the COVID-Era, A Virtual Lunch and Learn for Commercial Property Management Professionals”, December 2020, Presenter
  • “Hot Topics in Community Association Law” – 9th Annual HOA Legal Seminar, Henderson Properties, Charlotte, NC, May 2016

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, Business Organizations, 2021, 2022

Education

  • J.D., Campbell University School of Law, 1990
  • B.A., History, Wake Forest University, 1987

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit

Professional Associations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
    • Litigation Section, Naming Rights Cabinet (2014)
    • Lawyer Referral Service Committee (1998-2001)
    • Fee Dispute Committee (2009-2011)
  • Community Associations Institute (CAI)
  • Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP)
  • National Association of Residential Property Managers (IREM)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Upstate SC Alliance
  • The HOATeam
  • Carmel Country Club
    • Board of Directors (2019-2022)