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
Speaking & Writing
•The Legal Forum on Employment and Labor Law
August 28, 2014
•Grainger Pierce Shares Legal Insight on North Carolina House Bill 2
April 5, 2016
•Employment and Labor Law Attorneys Provide Insight into New Overtime Rule
May 24, 2016
•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
•FMLA's Twentieth Birthday
March 18, 2013
•To pay or not to pay? Court holds employer is not obligated to pay for attendance at mandatory treatment program
February 23, 2015
•USDOL Publishes New FMLA Employee Guide and Poster
May 12, 2016
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.
(Also at Greensboro Office)