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36th Annual North Carolina/South Carolina Labor and Employment Law CLE

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This program features practical topics that focus on complex legal issues in the field of labor and employment law and current trends such as the effects of a pandemic on employment law, ethics, technology and suing a sovereign.

Attendees receive excellent substantive updates regarding the Supreme Court of the United States, the Fourth Circuit, and North and South Carolina state law — all presented by leading employment law practitioners in their own entertaining and educational way.


  • Supreme Court Update
  • Fourth Circuit Update
  • Litigating on Behalf of and Against Governmental Entities
  • Long-term Effects of a Pandemic on Employment Law
  • National Labor Relations Board and Labor Law Update
  • Bostock: Is It New Law and Where Do We Go from Here?
  • Ethical Implications in Marketing and Social Media
  • North Carolina State and Federal District Court Update
  • South Carolina Update Panel

Live Webcast
Friday, October 30, 2020
7:55 AM–4:20 PM

Click here to preview the full program agenda.


  • Jack E. Cohoon, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel PA, Columbia, SC
  • Debbie W. Durban, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Columbia, SC
  • Patrick H. "Pat" Flanagan, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, Charlotte
  • Warren V. Ganjehsani, South Carolina Technical College System, Columbia, SC
  • John W. Gresham, Tin Fulton Walker & Owen PLLC, Charlotte
  • Sean F. Herrmann, Herrmann & Murphy, Charlotte
  • Eugene H. "Gene" Matthews, Richardson Plowden & Robinson PA, Columbia, SC
  • Shannon R. Meares, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Winston-Salem
  • John T. Merrell, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC, Greenville, SC
  • Kevin P. Murphy, Herrmann & Murphy, Charlotte
  • Trisha S. Pande, Patterson Harkavy LLP, Chapel Hill
  • J. Paul Porter, Cromer Babb Porter & Hicks LLC, Columbia, SC
  • Catherine Sanders Reach, North Carolina Bar Association, Cary
  • Paul E. Smith, Patterson Harkavy LLP, Chapel Hill
  • Ashley C. Story, White & Story LLC, Columbia, SC
  • Laura J. Wetsch, Winslow Wetsch PLLC, Raleigh
  • Sheila M. Willis, Fisher Phillips, Columbia, SC

NCBA Labor & Employment Law Section
SC Bar Employment and Labor Law Section

  • William J. "Bill" McMahon IV, Constangy Brooks Smith Prophete LLP, Winston-Salem (Planner)
  • J. Griffin Morgan, Elliot Morgan Parsonage PLLC, Winston-Salem (Planner)
  • Joseph S. Murray IV, Mecklenburg County Attorney's Office, Charlotte (Planner)
  • Janet E. Rhodes, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel PA, Columbia, SC (Planner)

North Carolina: 7.00 MCLE Hours

1.00 Ethics/Professional Responsibility
1.00 Technology Training

South Carolina: 7.00 MCLE Hours

1.00 LEPR
Qualifies for SC Bar Employment and Labor Law Specialization


See pricing below. Discounts may be available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 919.677.0561 for details.