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Shalanna Pirtle Honored Among Charlotte Business Journal's Power 100

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  • September 15, 2023

Charlotte, NC – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce the Charlotte Business Journal has named Shalanna Pirtle among its Power 100. Shalanna was recognized as one of "the region’s leading players in building a more diverse and inclusive Charlotte," according to the publication.

Shalanna is Parker Poe’s executive overseeing all aspects of talent management, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). She sets the strategic vision and oversees implementation of the firm’s efforts related to DEI, professional development, and recruiting and retention. She also cultivates strategic partnerships with organizations and individuals outside the firm to help further DEI in the legal profession and the broader community.

In addition, she serves as general counsel of the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance. In that role, she is the primary source of legal counsel, guidance, and advice as the economic development organization works to promote growth and prosperity across the Charlotte region.

Shalanna is also a trusted mediator and employment attorney. Certified as a mediator by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, Shalanna mediates disputes of varying subject matters at the state and federal levels, both before and during litigation. She also represents employers in all industries and aspects of the employment relationship.

The Charlotte Business Journal will feature Shalanna in a special report about the Power 100 and celebrate her and the other honorees at a reception on September 28. 

About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has more than 275 lawyers in eight offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Washington, DC. The firm provides legal counsel to many of the largest companies and local governments in the Southeast.

Parker Poe is a member of two leading international legal networks: TerraLex and the Employment Law Alliance. TerraLex and the ELA have chosen Parker Poe to help guide clients through the challenges of global business.