Gastonia Employment Lawyers

Compare 127 top rated North Carolina attorneys serving Gastonia.
Trey Lindley
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(704) 457-1010 225 S. McDowell St.
Charlotte, NC 28204
Employment, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Trey attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Focused on attending law school and becoming a litigator, he pursued degrees in philosophy (with a focus on the ethicists) and political science. Despite majoring in two of the more rigorous disciplines, he graduated with Highest Distinction (ranking in the top three percent of (3%) of his class) and was inducted as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. During college he served as a member of Student Congress and the Undergraduate Honor Court. During law school, Trey served on the Attorney General’s Staff for...
Vicki Rowan
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(704) 525-4110 1515 Mockingbird Ln
Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28209
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
University of Texas - Austin
Vicki Rowan represents employees, former employees and small business in Western North Carolina in employment disputes including: 1. EEOC charges and mediation; 2. Discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, race, sex, color, religion and national origin; 3. Unemployment claims; 4. FMLA requests or retaliation; 5. ADA reasonable accommodations requests; 6. Retaliation on the basis of EEOC complaints, Workers' compensation claims, or Wage and Hour complaints; 7. Unpaid wages or commission. PLEASE call between 8:30 and 3:00 weekdays for a free screening.
Micheal Littlejohn Jr.
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(704) 322-4581 227 W. 4th Street
Suite B-113
Charlotte, NC 28202
Free ConsultationEmployment, Criminal, DWI and White Collar Crime
Charlotte School of Law
Mr. Littlejohn graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science before attending law school. During his time in law school, Mr. Littlejohn received Dean’s List Honors, as well as a Pro Bono Distinction for his work with victims of Hurricane Katrina through the Mississippi Center for Justice, and his mentorship of Charlotte youth through Faith, Hope, and Love Mentoring. His community contributions led to his receipt of the John S. Leary Bar's Julius L. Chambers Scholarship for his dedication to serving the underserved. Extensive pro bono experience has given Mr. Littlejohn...
Marc Gustafson
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(704) 285-7627 1701 South Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Employment and Business
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
Marc E. Gustafson attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a North Carolina Teaching Fellow and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, Political Science and Secondary Education in 1997. Mr. Gustafson received his law degree in 2001 from Indiana University. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Gustafson joined the law firm of Alston & Bird, LLP in Atlanta, Georgia. Alston & Bird is a national law firm with more than 900 lawyers and is recognized as one of the top law firms in the country. At Alston & Bird, Mr. Gustafson...
Chris Strianese
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(704) 998-2577 401 North Tryon Street
10th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
Fordham University School of Law
Strianese PLLC represents employees in the Charlotte NC area in all manner of employment cases and contract issues. Chris Strianese is highly experienced in discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination. More information can be found at www.charlotteemploymentlawyers.com.
Kevin Murphy
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(704) 940-6399 1712 Euclid Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28203
Employment, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
I represent individuals in all types of employment disputes, including discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower actions, severance negotiations, equal pay violations, sexual harassment and assault, non-compete contracts, labor rights, wage and hour violations, leaves of absence, workplace safety, and executive compensation matters.

I have won trial victories for clients in federal jury trials, state court trials, and arbitration. I have fought employers who discriminated against clients based on their race, gender, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and military service. I have fought back against retaliation based on our clients’ reports of unsafe working conditions, nuclear safety threats, and illegal overtime...
Robert B. Ingalls
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Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(704) 494-9944 301 E Tremont Avenue
Suite D
Charlotte, NC 28203
Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Chris Strianese
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 998-2577 401 North Tryon St.
10th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(704) 331-1000 100 N. Tryon St
Ste. 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment, Business and Workers' Comp
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 331-7529 214 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment and Business
University of Connecticut School of Law
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(704) 353-6244 Bank of America Corporate Center
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Employment
University of Virginia School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 331-7464 214 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
University of Chicago
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(704) 972-7000 Bank of America Corporate Center
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Employment
University of Virginia School of Law
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(704) 972-7000 Bank of America Corporate Center
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Employment and Business
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney
(704) 331-7405 214 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
Harvard Law School
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney
(704) 343-2276 201 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(704) 335-9849 401 South Tryon St.
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment, Business, Criminal and Workers' Comp
Wake Forest University School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(704) 331-3583 100 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment, Business, IP and Workers' Comp
College of William & Mary
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 343-2082 201 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Employment and Business
Mercer University School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney
(704) 350-7768 214 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment, Antitrust, Appeals and IP
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 972-7000 Bank of America Corporate Center
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Employment
University of North Carolina School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(704) 338-5045 300 South Tryon Street
Suite 2500
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment and International
Law: University of Michigan Law School
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(704) 444-1121 101 South Tryon Street
Suite 4000
Charlotte, NC 28280
Employment and Business
Washington and Lee University
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 331-7590 214 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment and Family
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(704) 331-3652 100 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment, Business, IP and Workers' Comp
Wake Forest University
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 331-7594 214 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment, Criminal and Entertainment & Sports
George Mason University
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney
(704) 331-7457 214 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
University of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 331-7466 214 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment and Immigration
University of Virginia School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 343-2204 201 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
University of Virginia School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(704) 350-7837 300 S. Tryon Street
16th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment and Family
University of Virginia School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(704) 338-5131 300 South Tryon Street
Suite 2500
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
Additional: Georgetown University Law Center and Law: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 331-4953 301 South College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment, Business and Securities
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 343-2072 201 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Employment
University of Virginia School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(704) 331-3564 100 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment and Business
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(704) 331-1143 100 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment, Business, IP and Workers' Comp
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer
(704) 331-7411 214 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment
Wake Forest University School of Law
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Law Attorney
(704) 373-8956 Bank of America Corporate Center
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Employment
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(704) 353-6256 Bank of America Corporate Center
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Employment and Business
Syracuse University College of Law
Charlotte, North Carolina Employment Law Attorney
(704) 343-2233 201 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA 28202
Employment, Family, Securities and Tax
Villanova University School of Law
Charlotte, NC Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(704) 331-3633 100 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Employment, Business, IP and Workers' Comp
University of Texas School of Law
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Gastonia Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Mecklenburg County Bar Association
(704) 375-8624
Charlotte, NC

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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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