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Live Webcast | 38th Annual North Carolina/South Carolina Labor and Employment Law Program

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This year's program highlights trending topics in labor and employment law, including evolving issues in employee departure litigation, ethical considerations in the negotiation of settlement agreements, a discussion of critical race theory (CRT), and an EEOC update by the agency's director of field management programs.

We also hear from a panel discussing the employment implications of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Dobbs decision

As always, expect excellent substantive updates on recent employment decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit, as well as updates on recent state and federal trial court decisions from North Carolina and South Carolina.


  • 2022 U.S. Supreme Court Commentary: Employment Law
  • Continuing to Pivot
  • Fourth Circuit Update
  • What's Precedent Got to Do With It? The Earthshaking Employment Law Implications of Dobbs
  • Ethical Considerations in Employment Settlement Agreements
  • DEI
  • Choosing Wellness for Your Mind, Body and Best Life as an Attorney
  • National Labor Relations Board Update
  • The Evolving Legal Landscape in Employee Departures
  • North Carolina State Update
  • South Carolina State Update

Live Webcast
Friday-Saturday, November 4-5, 2022
Day 1: 8:25  AM–4:20 PM
Day 2: 9:10   AM–12:55 PM

Click here to view the full program agenda.


  • Kathryn Abernethy, Noble Law Firm, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Susanna S. Birdsong, Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, Raleigh, NC
  • Thomas Colclough, EEOC, Washington, DC
  • Bartina L. Edwards, The Law Office of Bartina Edwards PLLC, Charlotte, NC
  • April Harris-Britt, Ph.D., AHB Center for Behavioral Health and Wellness, Durham, NC
  • Katherine Dudley Helms, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC, Columbia, SC
  • Sean F. Herrmann, Herrmann & Murphy PLLC, Charlotte, NC
  • Grant Burnette LeFever, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel PA, Columbia, SC
  • George A. Reeves III, Fisher & Phillips LLP, Columbia, SC
  • Paul E. Smith, Patterson Harkavy LLP, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Kyle R. Still, Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP, Raleigh, NC
  • M. Todd Sullivan, Fitzgerald Hanna & Sullivan PLLC, Raleigh, NC
  • Jonathan "Jon" Wall, Higgins Benjamin PLLC, Greensboro, NC
  • Laura J. Wetsch, Winslow Wetsch PLLC, Raleigh, NC
  • Erika K. Wilson, UNC School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Jordan N. Wolfe, National Labor Relations Board, Winston-Salem, NC

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

  • Jennifer L. Bills, The Noble Law Firm PLLC, Chapel Hill, NC (Planner)
  • Jack E. Cohoon, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel PA, Columbia, SC (Planner)
  • L. Nicole Patino, Law Offices of L. Nicole Patino PLLC, Greensboro, NC (Planner)
  • T. Cullen Stafford, Wyrick Robbins Yate & Ponton LLP, Raleigh, NC (Planner)
  • Chandra A. Stallworth, Richardson Plowden & Robinson PA, Columbia, SC (Planner)

North Carolina: 9.00 MCLE Hours

2.00 Ethics/Professional Responsibility
1.00 Substance Abuse/Mental Health

South Carolina: 9.00 MCLE Hours

1.00 Legal Ethics/Professional Responsibility (LEPR)
1.00 Substance Abuse/Mental Health/Wellness (SA/MH)
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.