Ann H. Smith: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ann H. Smith

Principal
Cary,  NC  U.S.A.
Phone919-760-6465

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Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Education
  • Public Sector
 
University North Carolina University School of Humanities and Social Sciences, B.A., 1991
 
Law SchoolUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, J.D., with Honors, 1996
 
Admitted1996, North Carolina and U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina; 2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
 
Memberships 

Bar & Professional Association Memberships
DRI
North Carolina Bar Association

 
Biography

Ann H. Smith is a Principal in the Raleigh, North Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She has practiced employment law since 1996, and has handled a wide variety of employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies.

Ms. Smith has represented and advised Fortune 250 companies as well as governmental entities. Her litigation experience includes general employment law disputes involving claims pursuant to the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, and Title VII. Ms. Smith has also represented numerous public entities and is well-versed in immunity issues.

She is a frequent speaker before business and employer associations, including the North Carolina League of Municipalities, the North Carolina Municipal Attorney's Association and the International Public Management Association for Human Resources.

While attending law school, she was a member of the Holderness Moot Court.

Honors and Recognitions

•Wake County Volunteer Lawyers Program, Outstanding Volunteer (2002)

Published Works

• Damages, Damages, Damages! Damages Issues and Practical Strategies for Damges Containment, DRI Employment Law Seminar Manuscript (January 2003) [Co-Author]

Publications

October 15, 2015

North Carolina Wrongful Discharge Claims May Not be based on Federal Public Policy or Constitution, Federal Court Rules

October 15, 2015

A wrongful discharge claim under North Carolina law may not be based on federal public policy, including policy expressed in the federal Constitution, a federal district court has ruled. Santifort v. Guy, 4:14-cv-00225-F, DE # 34 (E.D. N.C. Sept. 8, 2015).The court based its decision on finding a “consensus” among North

In the News

August 17, 2015

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective

Events

February 25

Raleigh, NC

5th Annual Surveying the Workplace Law Landscape

February 25, 2016
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Brier Creek Country Club
9400 Club Hill Drive
Raleigh, NC 27617

Join attorneys from the Raleigh Office of national employment law firm, Jackson Lewis, for a half day of interactive

 
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North Carolina Wrongful Discharge Claims May Not be based on Federal Public Policy or Constitution, Federal Court Rules
Jason V. Federmack,Ann H. Smith, October 22, 2015
A wrongful discharge claim under North Carolina law may not be based on federal public policy, including policy expressed in the federal Constitution, a federal district court has ruled. Santifort v. Guy, 4:14-cv-00225-F, DE # 34 (E.D. N.C. Sept. 8, 2015).


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Ann H. Smith

1400 Crescent Green, Suite 215
CaryNC 27518




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