Leading North Carolina law firm Brooks Pierce is pleased to announce that Beth Langley has joined the Greensboro office as a partner focused on employment law. She has more than 25 years of experience counseling employers in a wide range of legal issues, including representing companies in employment litigation involving civil rights, non-compete agreements and trade secret protection in state and federal courts, including in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
“Brooks Pierce has long been recognized for our work with employment law, and we are confident that Beth will help carry on our tradition of finding innovative and effective solutions for our clients’ most pressing workplace issues,” said Reid Phillips, the firm’s managing partner. “Not only is she a talented attorney, but she is also deeply committed to serving the community, upholding another key Brooks Pierce value.”
Langley is a certified mediator with the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission and active with the North Carolina Bar Association as well as the United Way of Greater Greensboro. She has served on the Wake Forest University School of Law Board of Visitors, the Magistrate Judge Selection Panel for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, and held leadership roles with both Christ United Methodist Church and Bethany Community Middle School.
She has been named one of the Triad Business Journal’s “Outstanding Women in Business,” and has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America©, Business North Carolina and North Carolina Super Lawyers, which named her to its list of the “Top 50 Women Attorneys” in the state.
Langley received both her bachelor’s degree and her juris doctorate from Wake Forest University, serving as the editor-in-chief of the Wake Forest Law Review while attending law school.
“Brooks Pierce has a strong reputation for working with businesses on a variety of complex legal matters,” Langley said. “I am excited to have the opportunity to bring my experience to the firm as I continue to seek out the very best outcomes for our clients, whether in the boardroom or the courtroom.”