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Mr. Kornbluth graduated with Honors from George Washington Law School in Washington, D.C. While in law school, Mr. Kornbluth served on The Public Contract Law Journal and was the Vice President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board. Mr. Kornbluth interned for Judge Thomas F. Hogan of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Michael practices law throughout North Carolina and is admitted to practice in U.S District Court in the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina. He has successfully tried cases to verdict in numerous courts. Mr. Kornbluth’s main areas of focus are Employment Law, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, and general Civil Litigation. Michael has been named a Super Lawyer by North Carolina Super Lawyers for years 2014 and 2015 and a Rising Star for years 2011-2013. Less than 2.5 percent of North Carolina attorneys receive this honor each year. Mr. Kornbluth is a past Chair of the Employment Law Section of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. In 2012 and 2014, Michael contributed as a chapter editor for the North Carolina Prima Facie Tort Manual. He edited chapters on Alienation of Affections (Chapter 3) and Seduction (Chapter 25). Mr. Kornbluth enjoys lecturing and most recently lectured in February at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice 2013 Employment Law Seminar. The lecture was entitled "Settling Cases: It Isn't Just About the Number." He is also a member of the North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Bar Association and the American Bar Association.


Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 30%
  2. Sexual Harassment: 30%
  3. Discrimination: 20%
  4. Workers Compensation: 20%


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Kevin Berry Ginsberg

    Michael has earned a stellar reputation as one of the top employment and sex abuse lawyers in the area and was recognized as a Super Lawyer and Rising Star, which are not easy recognitions to attain.


    Kevin Ginsberg Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Jeffrey Allen Howard

    I endorse this lawyer. His knowledge and experience are invaluable tools to plaintiffs in our area. I do not hesitate to recommend him to clients in need.


    Jeffrey Howard Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Taibi Kornbluth Law Group, P.A.

3100 Tower Boulevard
Suite 800
Durham, NC, 27707


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerTaibi Kornbluth Law Group2009 - Present
Managing PartnerThe Kornbluth Law Firm2001 - 2009
Legal FellowVaccine Injury Clinic - The George Washington University Law School2000 - 2001
Summer AssociateMcKenna & Cuneo2000 - 2000
Legal FellowConsumer Mediation Clinic - The George Washington University Law School1999 - 1999
Judicial InternUnited States District Court1999 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Bar AssociationCouncil Member (Labor and Employment Law)2014 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticePast Chair (Employment Law Section)2011 - 2012
National Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
North Carolina State BarN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sexual harassment case (2014)Confidential Settlement for $725,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor With Honors2001
University of RochesterHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1996