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

Patricia L. (Trish) Holland

Cary,  NC  U.S.A.
Phone(919) 854-0044

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Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Disability
  • Leave and Health Management
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Management and Employee Training
  • Public Sector Representation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Wage and Hour
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

bar & professional association memberships

North Carolina State Bar Association

Eastern District of North Carolina Local Rules Committee


North Carolina Bar Association Dispute Resolution Council

Susie Sharp Inn of Court

North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

Wake County Bar Association


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

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]

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

• Recognized as one of North Carolina's Legal Elite in the field of Employment Law for the seventh straight year, and as top employment law attorney in the state in 2006

• Recognized in Chambers USA as one of the leading employment lawyers in North Carolina

• Selected by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly to receive a 2012 Women of Justice Business Practitioner award

• Selected by Triangle Business Journal as a 2011 Women in Business Award recipient.

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

• Selected by Business Leader Magazine as a 2008 Woman Extraordinaire, an honor extended to 10 top women business leaders in the Triangle community

• Selected as a Triangle Impact Human Resources and Staffing Leader in 2008

• Selected as one of the top 10 attorneys in the State of North Carolina by North Carolina Super Lawyers in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

• Selected as one of the top 50 female attorneys in the State of North Carolina by North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013

• Selected as a Charter fellow 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


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Patricia L. (Trish) Holland

1400 Crescent Green, Suite 215
CaryNC 27518


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