Raleigh, N.C. – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that Maureen Zyglis has been appointed chair of the Employment Law Group within the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (NCADA).
As chair, Maureen plays a leading role monitoring developments in employment law, seeking ways to improve its practice, and providing continuing education and networking opportunities for attorneys across the state who focus on employment law. The Employment Law Group’s members work closely with HR professionals in helping all types of businesses navigate civil disputes.
At Parker Poe, Maureen defends employers against claims of discrimination in front of state and federal agencies and courts. She advises on all aspects of employment law compliance, including interpretation of the ADA, FMLA, implementation of social media policies, and assistance with contract disputes. Maureen also assists employers in internal investigations. She has significant experience handling sensitive employment issues, including claims of sexual harassment. She also handles campus investigations and conducts training for colleges and universities with regard to Title IX obligations.
Maureen is one of several Parker Poe attorneys who have held leadership positions within the NCADA. Jonathan Hall currently serves on the NCADA’s board of directors and is a past chair of its Product Liability Practice Group. Chip Holmes co-chairs the Medical Malpractice Group, and John Beyer is a past chair of that group. Stacy Little chairs the NCADA’s Women Litigators Committee. Additionally, Daniel Peterson chairs the Government Practice Group.
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