Author Archives: Laura Noble

Sexual Harassment: 10 Things You May Not Know

About the Author     Laura Noble is an Employment Attorney and Managing Partner of The Noble Law Firm, with offices in Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Charlotte. NC.  She is a former Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn and has defended victims of sexual harassment and rape in the workplace.  Laura Noble is available as to serve as legal expert on workplace sexual harassment issues to local and national media outlets.    OVERVIEW I’m an employment attorney, and I represent people, mostly women[1], …
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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 tricky waters of federal and state employment law.  However, many of our clients come to us in a time of …
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EEOC Files First Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawsuits

Two recent suits filed by the EEOC demonstrate the growing strength of the legal theory that Title VII protection extends to sexual orientation (despite the fact that it is not explicitly stated in the statute). The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed discrimination lawsuits against two employers last week based on sexual orientation. One suit, filed against Pittsburgh-based Scott Medical Health Center (case 2:16-cv-00225-CB), alleges that a gay male employee was harassed due to his sexual orientation. The other, filed …
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Noble Law Firm Participates in 4ALL Statewide Service Day

On March 7th, lawyers from across the state joined forces with The North Carolina Bar Association for it’s sixth annual “4ALL Statewide Service Day“, where from 7am to 7pm, North Carolina residents got to talk to a lawyer and ask legal questions–for free! The event took place in 8 locations across the state–from Wilmington to the Triangle to Greensboro, where volunteers managed to carry on despite a power outage.  The result:  456 attorneys, paralegals, law students and other volunteers fielded …
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