Bryan believes strongly that individuals and small businesses deserve the same aggressive and vigorous representation that large corporations and insurance companies receive.
Bryan represents individuals in employee benefit matters throughout North Carolina, including long and short-term disability claims, health coverage claims, severance plans, executive compensation matters (such as bonus, stock and incentive plans), and retirement plans (including 401(k) plans, pension plans and ESOPs).
Bryan also represents individuals and small businesses in employment law matters, including issues related to termination of employees, discrimination, wage and hour compliance, non-competition and trade secret litigation, and severance/employment agreements.
Along with his partner, Matthew Marcellino, Bryan assists clients in personal injury and family law matters.
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Bryan Tyson is one of the most thorough and knowledgeable attorneys I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He has an expansive understanding of employment law, ERISA, short term disability, long term disability and health insurance. In addition to providing outstanding representation to his clients, Bryan is also a valuable resource to other attorneys in the community. I have no hesitation in giving him the highest of ratings.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1996||11/27/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Charlotte's Finest||Creative Loafing/Proactive Resources||2015|
|10 Best Client Satisfaction Award||American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys||2015|
|Partner||Marcellino & Tyson, PLLC||2014 - Present|
|Partner||Bryan L. Tyson, PLLC||2010 - 2014|
|Of Counsel||Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP||2008 - 2010|
|Of Counsel||Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice||2003 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||Development Committee||2016 - Present|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||Member||2015 - Present|
|North Carolina State Bar||Member||2004 - Present|
|Mecklenburg County Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||1996 - Present|
|Scism v. Piedmont Natural Gas Co., Inc. Long Term Disability Plan and Hartford Life Insurance Co., 3:13-cv-667 (W.D.N.C. 2013)||Insurance company reversed its denial and awarded client full benefits|
|L.B. v. United Behavioral Health, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 129403 (W.D.N.C. 2014)||Full benefits and attorneys' fees awarded to client.|
|Breyan v. U.S. Cotton, LLC, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 144784 (W.D.N.C. 2013)||Motion for Judgment on Pleadings denied|
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|Taxation of Exempts 58||Are Split-Dollar Life Insurance Arrangements Preferable to 457(f) Plans for Deferring Compensation?||2005|
|Charlotte Business Journal||New rules for execs’ deferred comp||2004|
|105 West Virginia Law Review 763||Is the Merger of Participant-Directed 401(k) Plans Subject to ERISA’s Fiduciary Standards?: An Analysis of the Franklin v. First Union Litigation and Its Aftermath||2003|
|Georgia Bar Journal, Volume 7, Number 1||Under Lock and Key (and Covenant): Practical Aspects to Protecting Your Clients with Restrictive Employment Covenants||2001|
|The Labor Lawyer (ABA), Volume 15, Number 3||The FCRA and Workplace Investigations||2000|
|Georgetown University Law Center||Certificate in Employee Benefits||LL.M - Master of Laws||2002|
|Georgetown University Law Center||Employee Benefits||LL.M - Master of Laws with Distinction||2002|
|University of North Carolina School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor with Honors||1996|
|University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Political Science||1993|