Author Archives: The Noble Law Firm

Noble Law COVID-19 Task Force – Employee FAQ

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The information provided within this FAQ does not constitute legal advice.  Employment law is complicated and appropriate legal assessment and advice can only be given based on knowledge of your specific facts and taking into account the rapidly evolving legal landscape. We strongly recommend before acting on the above you consult with an employment attorney. Last updated: March 20, 2020 Employee Leave Can my employer force me to use PTO if I have to stay home due to symptoms of …
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Laura Noble Recognized As Super Lawyer 4 Years Running

No more than five percent of practicing attorneys in each state can be awarded to the title Super Lawyer each year, and our founder, Laura Noble, has been on the list for the past four years, 2017-2020. You can find her Super Lawyer profile here. Noble represents employees in employment law matters involving qui tam claims, sexual harassment claims, wage and hour violations, and whistleblower actions. With more than 20 years of diverse legal experience, it’s no wonder that Noble …
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Laura Noble on Internationally Televised Panel for Harvey Weinstein Verdict, Sexual Assault and Harassment (CBC News)

I want to circle back quickly to this idea of overreach. This is a myth that seems to continue to be perpetuated by people in this space who maybe don’t have access to the data on this. . . False accusations are in the 1-2% range versus the enormous amount of underreporting that still happens.” Attorney Laura Noble on Canadian Broadcast Corporation – CBC News On February 25th, attorney Laura Noble spoke on CBC News Network, answering viewer questions about …
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Attorney Nicholas Sanservino Defends Nursing Student In Sexual Harassment Case

Nicholas Sanservino, Jr. - Attorney at The Noble Law Firm

Noble Law employment law attorney Nicholas Sanservino is in the news as part of an ongoing sexual harassment case involving the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Autumn Davis claims to have been dismissed from nursing school after reporting sexual harassment. Davis sued in state and federal court after she was dismissed a month before graduation. Her lawsuit is supported by the Time’s Up movement legal fund.  Nicholas Sanservino filed a motion asking that the North Carolina Department of Justice …
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The Noble Law Featured In Attorney At Law Magazine

This January, The Noble Law Firm was featured in Attorney at Law Magazine, with Managing Partner Laura Noble on the cover. The article featured many of our prominent employment attorneys and shared insights into client impact in North Carolina and New York. We know that The Noble Law is a special place, and we’re proud to be recognized in this publication! Continue reading to learn more and read the full article, Noble Law Firm: Leveling The Playing Field. Improving The …
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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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