Firm Member played a Role in Venus Flytrap Legislation

We are pleased to announce that a member of our firm, Attorney Meryl Murtagh, had a hand in helping to pass the Venus Flytrap legislation that went into effect on December 1, 2014. Meryl lobbied on behalf of North Carolina Coastal Land Trust for this law. The law makes poaching the rare plant or its […]

Employment Law Series: Right-to-Work Laws in North Carolina

The phrases “at-will” and “right-to-work” regarding employment in North Carolina are relatively well-known.  However, while the terms may be familiar to people, the exact meanings of these phrases seems to remain a mystery. We discussed the concept of employment “at-will” in an earlier article. The term “right-to-work” means that an employer cannot demand that an […]

Employment Law Series: “At-Will” Employment in North Carolina

Many of those employed in North Carolina are familiar with the term “at-will employment.” However, what exactly does this term mean? The phrase “at-will” means that an employer can terminate an employee at any time and for any reason. This remains the case even if the reason for termination is inaccurate, or if there is […]