North Carolina Law Firm
The Employers Counsel Network is proud to include law firms in all 50 states that advise and represent employers in workplace-related issues and disputes. In addition, attorneys at each of these firms write their state's Employment Law Letter, a monthly newsletter for HR professionals and in-house counsel. The member law firm in North Carolina is:
|Richard L. Rainey (Full bio) is a partner of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, P.L.L.C. and has practiced labor and employment law in the firm's Charlotte, North Carolina office since 1987. He has extensive experience successfully litigating employment disputes on behalf of employers in the courtroom and before administrative agencies. His litigation practice also includes actions involving covenants not to compete, theft of trade secrets, unfair competition, employee raiding, fair housing and equal credit. He advises clients on effective and practical methods to prevent exposure to employment law liability under Title VII, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA, ADA, and ADEA. |
Richard has been recognized as one of North Carolina's leading labor and employment law attorneys with the following distinctions: North Carolina Super Lawyer (2006-2009); Legal Elite of North Carolina (2006-2007); Best Lawyers in America (2005-2009) and Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers For Business (2004-2009). He has written and lectured widely on a variety of employment law topics, including sexual harassment, drug testing, ADA, FMLA, OSHA, wage and hour compliance, and workplace violence. Email:
About the firm
Firm Practice Areas: General Civil Practice, Trial and Appellate Litigation, Administrative, Antitrust, Aviation, Banking, Bankruptcy, Bond Financing, Civil Rights, Commercial, Consumer Lending, Corporate, Employment, Environmental, Estate Planning, Family, Health Care, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International, Labor, Municipal, Negligence, Probate, Products Liability, Real Estate, Retirement Plans and Employee Benefits, Securities, Taxation, Toxic Tort, and Wills and Trusts Law
Number of Attorneys: 500
Office Locations: Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Greensboro, NC; Raleigh, NC; Research Triangle Park, NC; Winston-Salem, NC; Greenville, SC; Washington, DC; Wilmington, DE; Tysons Corner, VA; Baltimore, MD
The North Carolina members of the Employers Counsel Network also write North Carolina Employment Law Letter. Click here to learn more about the newsletter.
Member firms of the Employers Counsel Network practice law independently and not in a relationship for the joint practice of the law.