Smith, James, Rowlett & Cohen, L.L.P.

  • Established in 1995
  • Firm Size 4
  • Civil and Criminal Litigation and Appellate Practice, including workers' compensation; accident claims; white collar crime and other misdemeanors and felonies; constitutional, civil rights, labor, employment, and disability insurance law
  • Peer Reviews

    5.0/5.0 (9)
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About this firm

Norman B. Smith and J. David James began practicing law together in 1971. Now joined by Margaret Rowlett and Seth R. Cohen, they represent clients on a wide variety of legal matters throughout the Piedmont Triad area. They strive to be a full service law firm for individuals looking for attorneys they can consult about the legal matters that arise in daily life, from the need for a will to claims from an injury. The Firm has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell. All of the firm's attorneys are listed in the prestigious compilation, The Best Lawyers in America: Norman B. Smith-Appellate, First Amendment, and Labor and Employment Law; J. David James and Seth R. Cohen-Labor and Employment Law; and Margaret Rowlett-Workers' Compensation.

Areas of Practice (171)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Labor and Employment
  • Workers Compensation
  • Criminal Law
  • Workers Compensation Appeals
  • Employment Law
  • Professional Licensing
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Rights
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Workers Compensation Mediation
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Felonies
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Misdemeanors
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Mediation
  • Assault and Battery
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Administrative Adjudications
  • Administrative Agency Practice
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Administrative Litigation
  • Judicial Review
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Business Law
  • Business Crimes
  • Business Fraud
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights Section 1983
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Civil Rights
  • Handicapped Rights
  • Race Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Womens Rights
  • Employee Benefits
  • COBRA
  • Disability Benefits
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Employee Compensation
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Employment Terminiation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Unfair Insurance Practices
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Child Labor Law
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Employee Privacy
  • Employee Rights
  • Employer Intentional Torts
  • Employment Breach of Contract
  • Employment Arbitration
  • Employment Claims
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Mediation
  • Employment Rights
  • Employment at Will
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Law
  • Executive Severance Contracts
  • Fair Employment Practices
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Human Resources Law
  • Labor Arbitration
  • Labor Law
  • Labor Relations
  • Labor Strikes
  • Minimum Wage Law
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Personnel Policies
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Reductions in Force
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Union Contract Negotiations
  • Union Elections
  • Union Labor Law
  • Union Organization
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Workplace Violence
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Media Libel
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Bribery
  • Burglary
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Capital Offenses
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • DUI/DWI
  • Death Penalty
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Extortion
  • Federal Practice
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Forgery
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Homicide
  • Mail Fraud
  • Manslaughter
  • Money Laundering
  • Murder
  • Parole and Probation
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud
  • Wiretapping
  • Fraud and Deceit
  • Civil Fraud
  • Fraud
  • Newspaper Law
  • Media Law
  • Riparian Rights
  • Water Rights
  • OSHA
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Premises Liability
  • Inadequate Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Premises Security
  • Information and Privacy
  • Privacy Litigation
  • Privacy and Publicity
  • Right of Privacy
  • Right of Publicity
  • Intentional Torts
  • Tort Liability
  • White Collar Crime
  • Embezzlement
  • White Collar Fraud
  • Unfair Competition
  • Personal Rights
  • Deceptive Trade Practices
  • Unfair Trade

People (4)

Civil Trials, Antitrust, Employment, Constitutional, Environmental, Shareholder and Investor Rights, Negligence, Product ...

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0

Civil Litigation, Labor Law, Employment Law, Constitutional Rights

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0

Civil Litigation, Workers Compensation, Negligence, Employment Law

Peer Reviews
4.8/5.0 (8) Reviews

Civil Litigation, State and Federal Criminal Defense, Civil and Constitutional Rights, Labor and Employment Law

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0 (1) Review

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (9 reviews)
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Margaret Rowlett by a Principal on 12/02/14 in Workers Compensation Defense

    Ms. Rowlett is a very careful, conscientious attorney who strives for perfection in all of her work. I confidently would give her the highest possible rating.

    Ms. Rowlett is a very careful, conscientious attorney who strives for perfection in all of her work. I confidently would give her the highest possible rating. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Margaret Rowlett by a Sole Practitioner on 12/01/14 in Workers Compensation


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