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 charlotteacc@gmail.com 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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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)

Environmental Law for the General Practitioner (Nelson Mullins)

May 6, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Byrons South End 101 W. Worthington Charlotte, NC   

Winston-Salem CLE: Managing Your Workforce - Ambush Elections & New White-Collar Overtime Regulations (Ogletree Deakins)

May 7, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Graylyn International Conference Center 1900 Reynolda Winston-Salem, NC  

General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer Annual Dinner (Kroll Ontrack)

May 12, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Carpe Diem Restaurant 1535 Elizabeth Charlotte, NC  

Noncompetes & Trade Secret Protection: An In-House Counsel's Guide to A Big Year of Change (Littler Mendelson)

May 19, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Mint Museum Randolph Location 2730 Randolph Road Charlotte, NC   

Women's Group Event: Nutrition & Personal Fitness - Wellness Tips & Strategies (Alston & Bird)

May 21, 2015 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cafe Monte 6700 Fairview Road Charlotte, NC  28210  

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Thank you 2015 Strategic Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors:

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

Gold Sponsors:

Littler Mendelson
Moore & Van Allen

Silver Sponsors:

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

Bronze Sponsors:

Alston & Bird
Bradley Arant Boult &
    Cummings
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton