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About me

I am a highly experienced and skilled lawyer representing exclusively individuals (not businesses), primarily in the area of employment law. The areas in which I specialize include sexual harassment, whistleblower, executive negotiations, severance and non-compete agreents, wage and hour, FMLA and ADA, discrimination, and wage and hour.  My work ranges from advice and counseling to complex negotiations to trials and appeals.  I do this work because it is my passion.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 75%
    25 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 20%
    25 years
  3. Personal Injury: 5%
    25 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-275/hour), contingent (15-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Margaret F. Rowlett

    I am endorsing Faith Herndon, because she is an accomplished employment attorney who is well respected by her peers. She is also an intelligent and caring person.

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Contact info

Law Office of Faith Herndon

115 E. Main Street
Durham, NC, 27701

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NCActive199107/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review Rating 5.0 (highest rating)Martindale-HubbellN/A
Named one of top attorneys in NCNC Business Leader magazineN/A
Balanced Workplace AwardNC Association of Women AttorneysN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Robin Hudson1995 - 2000
AttorneyPatterson Harkavy & Lawrence1991 - 1994
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States District Court, W.D. N.C.1989 - 1999
AttorneyLawyers Collective1988 - 1989
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
NC Associates or JusticeExecutive Committee, Employment Law SectionN/A
NC Bar AssociationMember, Labor and Employment SectionN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Walters v. Algernon Blair,Successful at all levels of trial and appeal
Ingram et al. v. NC Administrative Office of Courts et al.Successful mid-six-figure settlement on eve of trial
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1988
Yale UniversityAmerican StudiesMA - Masters1984
Yale UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Employment Law RoundtableFederal Legislative Update - Dodd-Frank Act, Health Insurance Law2011
NC/SC Labor and Employment Lawyers ConferenceAnnual Update - Federal Employment Law2010
Workers Compensation LawWorkers Compensation - Law of DamagesN/A
All-Star Trial of a Sexual Harassment CaseNC Sexual Harassment LawN/A