Tag: employment law

Forrest Firm Attorneys Named to 2019 Super Lawyers

The Forrest Firm is pleased to announce that seven of the firm’s attorneys have earned recognition in the annual ranking of North Carolina attorneys by Super Lawyers magazine. Among the honored attorneys are Monica Webb-Shackleford, Kelli… Read More

Attorney Kelli Ovies Joins Forrest Firm

The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Kelli Ovies to the firm’s Raleigh office. Now in its eighth year of operation, the Forrest… Read More

Attorney Andrew Lax Joins Forrest Firm

April 19, 2018 (CHARLOTTE, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew Lax to its Charlotte office. Now in its… Read More

Attorney Rachel Blunk Joins Forrest Firm

February 1, 2018 (GREENSBORO, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Rachel Blunk to its Greensboro office. Now in its… Read More

Attorney Andrew Bowman Joins Forrest Firm

January 17, 2018 (RALEIGH, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew Bowman to its Greensboro office. Now in its seventh year,… Read More

Attorney Keith Richardson Joins Forrest Firm

January 8, 2018 (RALEIGH, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Keith Richardson to its Raleigh office. Now in its seventh year,… Read More

Attorney Matthew Adams Joins Forrest Firm

October 16, 2017 (Wilmington, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Matthew Adams to its Wilmington office. Now in its seventh… Read More

Attorney Andrew R. Jones Joins Forrest Firm

October 5, 2017 (Wilmington, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew R. Jones to its Wilmington office. Now in its seventh… Read More

Attorney Adam Wanee Joins Forrest Firm

September 5, 2017 (Durham, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Adam Wanee to its Durham office. Now in its seventh year,… Read More

#FF5: A YEAR TO REMEMBER

By James Forrest 2016 was a big year for us, as we celebrated the firm’s fifth anniversary (we’ll be 6 on January 1, 2017!). At the beginning of the year, our then… Read More

EMPLOYMENT LAW: GET YOUR CLASSIFICATION RIGHT

By Leslie Lasher One of the first considerations when hiring new employees is ensuring that they are properly classified as employees or contractors. While many businesses perceive classification as an area of simplicity,… Read More

ATTORNEY JENNIFER HOVERSTAD JOINS FORREST FIRM

December 1, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Jennifer Hoverstad. Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016, the Forrest… Read More

PUBLIC EMPLOYERS: FOLLOW YOUR POLICIES

By Leslie Lasher A standard piece of advice employment lawyers always give is to “follow your policy.” That tiny piece of advice just became a lot more important for public employers, as the… Read More

FORREST FIRM ANNOUNCES NACE PARTNERSHIP

September 6, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces its partnership with the Triangle chapter of NACE, the National Association for Catering… Read More

ATTORNEY LESLIE LASHER JOINS FORREST FIRM

August 15, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Leslie Lasher. Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016, the Forrest… Read More

ATTORNEY DAVID MORRIS JOINS FORREST FIRM

July 1, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney and strategist David Morris. Celebrating its fifth anniversary in… Read More

ATTORNEY AARON GARD JOINS FORREST FIRM

APRIL 13, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) James Forrest, founder and principal attorney at the Forrest Firm, P.C., announces the addition of attorney Aaron Gard to advise the firm’s diverse roster of business clients in North… Read More

LINDSEY JOINS FORREST FIRM

September 9, 2014 (DURHAM, NC) James Forrest, founder and principal attorney at the Forrest Firm, P.C., announces the addition of attorney John C. Lindsey as of counsel to advise the firm’s diverse roster of… Read More

WOLFE JOINS FORREST FIRM

April 3, 2014 (DURHAM, NC) James Forrest, founder and principal attorney at the Forrest Firm, P.C., announces the addition of attorney Jeffrey R. Wolfe to advise the firm’s growing roster of business clients in North… Read More

EMPLOYMENT LAW: CAN YOU POLICE SOCIAL MEDIA?

Guest blogger Mimi Soule specializes in employment law at the Soule Law Firm in Raleigh, North Carolina. Lately, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is taking a particularly active interest in employer polices regarding… Read More

MODERNIZING THE LAW FIRM

by James Forrest I have this very good friend who likes to characterize me and my fellow entrepreneurs, ultimately, as “people who have a problem with authority.” Of course, he’s making an exaggerated point (I… Read More