Grainger Pierce, Jr.: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Grainger Pierce, Jr.

Charlotte,  NC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Construction Law
  • Employment & Labor Law
University Duke University, B.A., 1996
Law SchoolUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 1999
Admitted2000, North Carolina; Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court, Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina

Civic & Professional MembershipsBoard of Directors, Charlotte Area Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
•Defense Research Institute
•North Carolina Bar Association
•American Bar Association
•Mecklenburg County Bar Association


C. Grainger Pierce, Jr. advises employers and owners on one of the most important assets of any business- their human capital.

Grainger works with companies large and small on everything from complex litigation to employee forms and handbooks. His experience includes employment litigation, employment policy and compliance assessment, ERISA litigation, insurance coverage litigation and commercial litigation. In addition, he has successfully represented clients before the North Carolina Supreme Court and North Carolina Court of Appeals.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill. He has also served as an instructor in the Duke University and University of North Carolina - Charlotte paralegal programs.


•Named a 2012 “Leader in the Law” by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly
•Named among North Carolina's Legal Elite by Business North Carolina for 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2014
•Named a North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014

Outside Nexsen Pruet

When not in the office, there's a good chance that you will find Grainger on a trap field. He enjoys clay target sports and has competed in tournaments throughout North and South Carolina.

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Related News

Chris Lam to Receive North Carolina “Leaders in the Law” Award
August 30, 2013
The Legal Forum on Employment and Labor Law
August 28, 2014

Related Events

Employment Law Quarterly Breakfast Briefing: FLSA Update
September 22, 2015
Employment Law Certificate Series: Building Workplaces That Win
October 14, 2015
“The Legal Forum” on Employment and Labor Law; Grainger Pierce on the Radio in Charlotte
August 16, 2014

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Grainger Pierce, Jr.

227 W. Trade St., Ste. 1550
CharlotteNC 28202


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