Author Archives: The Noble Law Firm

Law Firm Leadership: Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way

This article originally appeared in the November 2018 issue of ABA Law Practice Today. You can read this article, and many more law practice management articles at: ABA Law Practice Today   Law firms need leadership, and not everyone at the firm is going to contribute. We know that. But every successful law firm needs inspiring leadership to be the voice of the vision and guide others to move forward into an uncertain future.   Understanding the Difference Between Leaders …
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NC Employment Lawyer Laura Noble Discusses #MeToo Movement With USA Today

  CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 5, 2018 – Laura Noble, partner of The Noble Law Firm, was featured in USA Today’s article, “#MeToo one year later: Cosby, Moonves fall, sex harassment fight at work far from over.” As the first wave of cases filed in the #MeToo era reach their days in court, the article addresses the impact of the movement on society’s perception of sexual harassment in the workplace. “I think the next 12, 18 months, when these verdicts …
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Laura Noble Sits Down With Emily Martin, National Women’s Law Center’s General Counsel at the 2018 Annual NELA Convention in Chicago; Pt. 2

  Our attorneys recently attended the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) annual conference in Chicago. This year’s conference featured breakout sessions on “#MeToo: Hot Topics and Emerging Trends in Harassment Legislation,” “Don’t Be Afraid to Lose,” and the indispensable “Year in Review: Significant Developments in Employment Law.”  One of the panelists for the “#MeToo: Hot Topics and Emerging Trends in Harassment Legislation” discussion was the dynamic Emily Martin, General Counsel and Vice President for Education for the National Women’s Law …
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Laura Noble Sits Down With Emily Martin, NWLC General Counsel and Vice President for Education and Workplace Justice, 2018 NELA Annual Convention, Chicago

Our attorneys recently attended the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) annual conference in Chicago. This year’s conference featured breakout sessions on “#MeToo: Hot Topics and Emerging Trends in Harassment Legislation,” “Don’t Be Afraid to Lose,” and the indispensable “Year in Review: Significant Developments in Employment Law.” One of the panelists for the “#MeToo: Hot Topics and Emerging Trends in Harassment Legislation” discussion was the dynamic Emily Martin, General Counsel and Vice President for Education for the National Women’s Law Center. …
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Strong Brew: National Employer takes a shot at Facing Bias

If you are bummed your local Starbucks is closed today for anti-bias training, consider this uncomfortable, inconvenient feeling as a reminder of the part we all play in the cultural epidemic of racial and sexual harassment and discrimination our country is struggling to come to grips with.  This is a very small price for coffee consumers and the company to pay,[1] but it is a great leap forward in terms of raising awareness and investing in an ounce of prevention.  …
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Laura Noble discusses challenges facing sexual harassment survivors in the Carolinas with WBTV

May 15, 2018 In the WBTV article, “Why many women aren’t able to file sexual harassment lawsuits in North Carolina,” Laura Noble discusses the legal road blocks many women in the state face when trying to report sexual harassment. Since the #MeToo era began, the Noble Law Firm has seen a 500% increase in calls from women claiming sexual harassment in their workplace. Despite making the decision to report the harassment, though, there are often limitations in the law that …
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Laura Noble at Pink Petro’s HERWORLD2018 Energy Forum

Laura Noble will be at the Pink Petro #herworld2018 event in Houston, TX! Houston area friends should stop by the Norris Conference Center March 7th – 8th to participate in an innovative and inclusive learning event that addresses new frontiers in the energy industry where business, workforce, innovation and geo-policy intersect. Go to Pink Petro TV to listen to a global think-tank discuss the future of the energy industry. #GRIT18 #ENERGYPROUD #TheNobleLaw Laura Noble’s Pink Petro speaker bio: “Laura Noble …
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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 here.   Laura L. Noble

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An Inside Look into Executive Equity Compensation, with Tim Ferguson

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We sat down with our own Tim Ferguson at The Noble Law to discuss some of the strategies top-earning executives use to negotiate their equity-based compensation. Tim’s background includes negotiating equity compensation disputes, contracts, structuring debt and equity financing, advising on control disputes, as well as analyzing stock options in litigation dispute. He shared some insights into improving negotiated executive compensation with us. [accordian] [toggle title=”What are the top things that an executive should keep in mind when negotiating compensation?” …
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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. Courts show that lawsuits against employers for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by misclassifying exempt or non-exempt employees …
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