Patricia L. (Trish) Holland: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Patricia L. (Trish) Holland

Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Cary,  NC  U.S.A.
Phone919-760-6463

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • General Employment Litigation
  • White Collar and Government Enforcement
  • Public Sector
 
University Wittenberg University, B.A., cum laude, 1976; and Wake Forest Moot Court Board, 1977-79
 
Law SchoolWake Forest University, J.D., 1979; Wake Forest Law Review, 1977-79
 
Admitted1979, North Carolina, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1984, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina; 1992, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina; 2005, U.S. Supreme Court
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
DRI
Eastern District of North Carolina Local Rules Committee, Civil Sub-Committee (Former Member and Former Co-Chair)
North Carolina Bar Association Dispute Resolution Council
North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
North Carolina Academy of Superior Court Mediators, Charter Member
North Carolina Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism (2009-2011)
North Carolina State Bar Association
North Carolina State Bar Councilor (2002-2007)
Susie Sharp Inn of Court
Wake County Bar Association

 
Biography

Patricia L. (Trish) Holland is a Principal in the Raleigh, North Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is the firm's North Carolina Litigation Manager and concentrates her practice in the area of employment-related litigation and counseling on behalf of management. She is a native North Carolinian.

Ms. Holland has litigated cases before state and federal courts and various administrative agencies on behalf of management, including claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, civil rights, breach of contract, wrongful discharge and wage-hour claims. Ms. Holland is a first-chair litigator, with trial experience in federal and state courts, as well as appellate experience in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the North Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.

Ms. Holland also provides advice and counseling on employee hiring and departure issues and severance agreements. She counsels employers on various employment law matters and the development and implementation of preventive employment practices. She also conducts investigations for employers who have received complaints of harassment and discrimination.

Ms. Holland is also recognized for her expertise in public personnel law, and regularly represents cities and towns in constitutional tort litigation. She frequently advises municipalities on matters related to due process claims, public records law and open meetings law.

In addition to her employment and litigation practice, Ms. Holland is an experienced mediator of employment disputes, having trained in alternative dispute resolution at Duke University and the Harvard Program on Negotiation. In that capacity, Ms. Holland assists parties in resolving litigation and employment disputes prior to trial. Ms. Holland is a former Assistant United States Attorney with the Eastern District of North Carolina. While attending law school, she was a member of the Wake Forest Law Review and Moot Court Board.

Honors and Recognitions

Business Leader Magazine, Woman Extraordinaire, an honor extended to the 10 top women business leaders in Triangle community (2008)
•Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society, Charter fellow
•North Carolina's Legal Elite, Employment Law (10 straight years)
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, Women of Justice Business Practitioner Award (2012)
Triangle Business Journal, Women in Business Award (2011)
•Triangle Impact Human Resources and Staffing Leader (2008)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation, Inc. of the N.C. State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Board of Directors Member

Published Works

• Strategies for a Successful Employment Law Mediations, Manuscript for presentation at the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Annual Meeting (October 2011) [Author]
• Violence in the Workplace: Protecting Employees and Your Clients Businesses, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly (July 2010) [Author]
• Employers Should Be on the Lookout for Harassment Claims, Business North Carolina Magazine (June 2010) [Author]
• Job-Candidate Selection and the Internet, Business North Carolina Magazine (June 2008) [Author]
• Love is in the Air: Dealing with Workplace Romance, Business North Carolina Magazine (June 2004) [Author]
• E-Mail, Voice Mail and the Internet: Employer Liability for Employees' Acts, Business North Carolina Magazine (October 2002) [Author]
• The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, Business North Carolina Magazine [Co-Author]

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

May 19, 2015

Chambers & Partners

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA Guide

May 19, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 62 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking

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

Bar Fellowship: of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society

•Named to The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 - 2013 editions, in the field of Labor and Employment Law and in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution

•Graduate of Harvard University's Advanced Negotiation course sponsored by the Harvard Negotiation Project

•Officer -- Dispute Resolution Section Council of North Carolina Bar Association

•Charter Member -- North Carolina Academy of Superior Court Mediators

•Member -- American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

•Member (and former Co-Chair) of the Eastern District of North Carolina Local Rules Committee -- Civil Subcommittee

•Member of the North Carolina Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism, 2009 through 2011

•North Carolina State Bar Councilor, 2002 through 2007

•Member -- Defense Research Institute (DRI) (Employment Law Committee and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee)

•Founding Member -- Susie M. Sharp Inn of Court -- Master Level

•Former Assistant United States Attorney -- Eastern District of North Carolina

Published Works

Articles Strategies for a Successful Employment Law Mediations
Manuscript for presentation at the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Annual Meeting (October 2011) [Author] Violence in the Workplace: Protecting Employees and Your Clients Businesses
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly (July 2010) [Author] Employers Should Be on the Lookout for Harassment Claims
Business North Carolina Magazine (June 2010) [Author] Job-Candidate Selection and the Internet
Business North Carolina Magazine (June 2008) [Author] Love is in the Air: Dealing with Workplace Romance
Business North Carolina Magazine (June 2004) [Author] E-Mail, Voice Mail and the Internet: Employer Liability for Employees' Acts
Business North Carolina Magazine (October 2002) [Author]

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
Business North Carolina Magazine [Co-Author] Member:

bar & professional association memberships

North Carolina State Bar Association

Eastern District of North Carolina Local Rules Committee

DRI

North Carolina Bar Association Dispute Resolution Council

Susie Sharp Inn of Court

North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

Wake County Bar Association

 
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Patricia L. (Trish) Holland

1400 Crescent Green, Suite 215
CaryNC 27518




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