Charlotte Chapter

The Charlotte Chapter is a rapidly growing organization with 485 members located in the heart of the dynamic corporate and financial center of North Carolina. We offer our members a wide-variety of events throughout the year, including monthly chapter meetings, firm CLE events, social and networking events, Annual GC/CLO dinner, our Annual Gala Event, Casino Night Fundraiser, Affinity Groups events Diversity and Community Service events.  Fourteen outstanding local law firms serve as our sponsors, offering top-quality CLE programs which have been approved for 1 hour of CLE credit in North Carolina. As a member, you have the opportunity to participate in a variety of committees and affinity groups which help shape the direction of the chapter. We strive to keep our members well informed through the monthly chapter meetings, weekly Monday morning email communications and our quarterly newsletter, which includes chapter news, a schedule of upcoming events and recognition of member achievements.

Our Mission is to be the organization of choice for in-house lawyers in the greater Charlotte region for their educational, career development, networking, advocacy, pro bono, and community service needs. 

The Charlotte Chapter serves in-house counsel not only in the large Charlotte metropolitan area but also the cities of Winston-Salem, Hickory, Asheville, and Boone, North Carolina. For more information on our activities, contact Jane Nohr, Charlotte Chapter Executive Director at or (704) 999-0814. Our mailing address is:  400 Gilead Road, #2964, Huntersville, NC  28070.

Congratulations to the following 4th Annual Corporate Counsel Award Winners: 

Outstanding Solo General Counsel:  Robert Fleischacker from The Remi Group
Outstanding General Counsel 2- 10 attorneys:  Sam Schiffman from National Gypsum Co.
Outstanding General Counsel 30+ attorneys:  Bill Forgione with TIAA-CREF Asset Management
Oustanding Corporate Counsel 2-10 attorneys:  Judy Mayo from Piedmont Natural Gas
Outstanding Corporate Counsel 30+ attorneys:  Ann Warren from Duke Energy Corporation
Rising Star:  Stacy Gray from Belk, Inc.
Lifetime Achievement Award:  Earl Bennett from Husqvarna Group

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Spring Cleaning: Top Employment Law Tips for a Successful 2015 (Littler Mendelson)

Apr 1, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Byrons South End
101 W. Worthington Ave
Charlotte, NC

Job Search Skills Training (Special Counsel will join)

Apr 14, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online presentation (dial in instructions to be emailed)

Obtaining and Maintaining Leverage in the Negotiation of Technology Contracts (Kilpatrick Townsend)

Apr 16, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dressler's Restarant (Birkdale location)
8630 Lindholm Drive
Huntersville, NC  28078

Women's Group Event: Cooking Demonstration - Healthy Mediterranean Cooking (Smith Moore Leatherwood)

Apr 21, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sur La Table
SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC

New Member Lunch (Nelson Mullins)

Apr 24, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dressler's Restaraunt
1100 Metropolitan Ave
Charlotte, NC 

Social Event: Levine Museum of the New South (Parker Poe)

Apr 28, 2015
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E. 7th, Charlotte, NC

Technology Affinity Group: Managing Risk in Cloud Computing Contracts (Moore & Van Allen)

Apr 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Piedmont Natual Gas Company
4720 Piedmont Row
Charlotte, NC 

Job Search Skills Training

May 4, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online presentation (dial in instructions to be emailed)

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Thank you 2015 Strategic Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors:

Smith Moore Leatherwood
Nelson Mullins Riley &
Parker Poe, Adams & Bernstein 

Gold Sponsors:

Littler Mendelson
Moore & Van Allen

Silver Sponsors:

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash
    Smoak & Stewart
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick
Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson
Womble Carlyle Sandridge &
Nexsen Pruet

Bronze Sponsors:

Alston & Bird
Bradley Arant Boult &
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton