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Laura Noble Named a North Carolina Super Lawyer for the Second Year In a Row

 Chapel Hill, N.C., February 1, 2018 – For the second year, The Noble Law Firm’s Managing Partner Laura Noble has been named a 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyer, recognized as one of the Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorneys in the state. The annual list is published by Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers in North Carolina who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process which combines peer nominations and evaluations with independent research. Only …
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The Noble Law Firm’s Josh Kalish Named to NC Lawyers Weekly’s 2017 “Unsung Legal Heroes”

The Noble Law Firm’s Director of Marketing and Client Services Josh Kalish has been named to North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s Class of 2017 of “Unsung Legal Heroes,” a recognition program honoring law firm staffers across the state for their dedication to duty. Josh was recognized as a Legal Marketing Professional honoree, one of eight professional categories the new program celebrates. As part of a special section for the magazine’s December special issue, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s Tiara Benfield spoke with …
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Golden Globes: Time Is (Not) Up (Yet)

The 2018 Golden Globe Awards highlighted the national movement against sexual harassment with a multitude of actors and activists speaking out on the topic. Celebrities, many of who appeared in solidarity wearing black, seized on the movement’s momentum, pledging meaningful change.  The #metoo movement and the resulting “Time’s Up” initiative have underscored the urgency of the movement and seem to underlie an opportunity to define and desist sexual harassment in our country. Laura Dern eloquently described a future where “we …
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Listen to Laura Noble defend victims of sexual harassment and rape on Smerconish today (11/2/2017)

On the disturbing new topic of “Weinsteining”, Laura Noble makes it clear that “Sexual harassment is legally defined.  It is not a wink or a one-off flirt. It has to be either severe or pervasive.”  Sexual harassment victims are often not taken seriously by HR, are often demoted, professionally side-lined or fired.  As an attorney that represents victims of sexual harassment and assault, Laura Noble warns that “Weinsteining” may actually highlight the potential for creating an atmosphere that “makes women …
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