Laura Noble honored at Charlotte’s Legal Elite Reception

              For the fourth consecutive year, Laura Noble was named Business North Carolina Legal Elite.  Last week, the publication held an elegant reception at the Mint Museum in Charlotte to honor this year’s winners.  The recognition as 2017 Legal Elite in Employment Law is especially rewarding as The Noble Law Firm has been expanding into […]

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Laura Noble Named 2017 Super Lawyer

Laura Noble has earned 2017 Super Lawyer by SuperLawyers.com! The selection process is extremely rigorous with only 5% of lawyers who are nominated by their peers earning the title. Ms. Noble has been fighting hard for her clients for over 20 years and is thrilled to be recognized for her success. You can learn more about the Super Lawyers selection process […]

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2016 – A Year in Review

At the end of each year, I take the time to reflect on our service to the community and how we help move North Carolina forward for employees and businesses. I am truly grateful for the trust placed in us by our clients. Countless times over the year we offered advice and counsel to help our clients navigate the often […]

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Executive Order

I applaud Governor McCrory’s executive order urging legislators to correct the part of HB2 that eliminated access to state courts for employees fired for discriminatory reasons. The Governor’s statement is reassuring to both employees and employers that this is a state that values equal employment opportunities in the workplace. I look forward to legislation by the General Assembly that ensures […]

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Ways That Federal Anti-Discriminations Differ From the State Law That was Available to North Carolinians Until the Passage of HB2

In response to some confusion about the impact of the HB2, we offer the following table to help illustrate some ways that the Federal anti-discrimination laws differ from the state law that was available to North Carolinians until the passage of HB2. Please see the previous blog at http://thenoblelaw.com/hb2-north-carolina-protects-employers-discriminate/ for more information about how the HB2 eliminates any state law protection […]

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HB 2 Eliminates Important Citizen’s Rights and Shields Discriminatory Employers from our State’s System of Justice

For almost thirty years, North Carolinians who have been fired because of their religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability have been able to bring claims in North Carolina state courts under the common law theory of wrongful discharge in violation of public policy (“WDPP”). The heart of this claim is our state’s anti-discrimination law, the North Carolina […]

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Laura Noble to present “The Ever-Changing Landscape of FLSA Overtime Issues” at Sterling Cutting Edge Issues Seminar on February 2, 2016

Laura Noble of The Noble Law Firm will present “The Ever-Changing Landscape of FLSA Overtime Issues” on February 2, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Raleigh/Crabtree as part of the Sterling Education Services, Inc. Employment Law Update: Cutting Edge Issues Seminar. Excerpt from “The Ever-Changing Landscape of FLSA Overtime Issues” presented by Laura Noble: Statistics from the Administrative Office of the U.S. […]

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Business NC Magazine Has Recognized Laura Noble of The Noble Law Firm Among the State’s Legal Elite Three Years Running from 2014-2016

Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored Tar Heel lawyers by publishing Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories. Winners are chosen not by BNC editors but by the state’s lawyers. Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite has become the model for other awards and lists, but it remains unique as the […]

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Visit Noble Law at the PRIMETIME Expo on September 10

Come visit the Noble Law Firm’s booth at the PRIMETIME Business Expo, hosted by the Chapel Hill and Hillsborough Chambers of Commerce on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 4:00PM – 7:30PM.  The event will take place at UNC’s Friday Center. At PRIMETIME the movers and shakers in our business community and learn about brag-worthy local products and services to advance your business and […]

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Employment Law Guest Lecture: An Overview of Federal and State Discrimination Laws

Laura Noble, Principal of the Noble Law Firm provided an employment law guest lecturer on June 16, 2015 for North Carolina State University Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The attorneys role-played different scenarios addressing hiring and firing issues and offered an overview of Federal and State Discrimination Laws. Students actively participated in the lecture by asking questions using the […]

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