Mr. Erik Harvey
Department of Accounting and Finance
Mr. Harvey is a Partner in the Law Firm of Liao Harvey PC and serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance at UNCG. Mr. Harvey received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Economics from Santa Clara University. In 2001, he earned his Master’s in Business Administration specializing in Finance from San Jose State University. Following that, he earned both his Jurist Doctorate from the University of Iowa and a Masters in Accountancy in 2005.
Upon graduation from Santa Clara University, Mr. Harvey worked in charter school development and management. Through his employment at Beacon Education Management, he was involved with the opening of several charter schools in the Midwest. Later, he was a consultant to Kipp.org and other charter organizations in their development nationwide.
While attending the University of Iowa, Mr. Harvey clerked for the Rhode Island law firm of Shectman Halperin Savage, which specialized in bankruptcy, foreclosure, receivership, and other creditors’ rights practice areas. After graduation, Mr. Harvey was an associate at Deloitte, a “Big Four” accounting firm for two years and then went on to serve as the shared judicial law clerk of Judge William L. Stocks and Judge Thomas W. Waldrep, both bankruptcy judges in the Middle District of North Carolina. Following his clerkship, he joined the firm of Ivey, McClellan, Gatton, and Talcott, LLP in 2009, leaving the firm in June 2012 to form Carolina Law Partners, which transitioned into Liao Harvey PC in 2013. Liao Harvey PC focuses in consumer and business bankruptcy and tax controversies.
At UNCG, Mr. Harvey brings his expertise to the classroom with courses that include Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting and Taxation of Estates, Gifts, and Trusts.