Author Archives: The Noble Law Firm

The Noble Law speaks on employment law at RTP CFO Forum

Laura Noble was the guest speaker at the RTP CFO Forum today to brief a group of CFOs in the region on updates and trends in employment law.  CFOs face a myriad of employment challenges today retaining talent and handling workplace disputes. As managing partner of one of the largest plaintiff employment law firms in North Carolina, Noble drew on her litigation experience representing employees to give real-life examples as well as hypotheticals scenarios to the CFOs in attendance on …
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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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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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ABA Tech Show

Why we are going to the ABA Tech Conference in Chicago Today’s law firm clients are smart, fast-moving and tech savvy. They have an unprecedented amount of information at their fingertips and often come to law firms armed with their own legal research and case strategies.   Clients not only expect an attorney with outstanding legal skills, they expect a superb level of client services from the law firm infrastructure that support client matters. In response, some law firms are increasingly …
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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 workplace legal representation for both businesses and employees throughout the state. “While I truly appreciate the recognition of an award that …
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