When I read Wake County’s March 26 stay-at home order I had two questions: Can I go to my office? And can I stop at the ABC store on the way home? The answers: yes and yes. According Wake County’s order, and under Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 121 dated May 27, businesses that provide legal services are “essential businesses.” … Read More
Andrew Whiteman has been appointed to serve on the Grievance Committee of the Tenth Judicial District Bar. The Tenth Judicial District Grievance Committee is made of attorneys and laypeople. This Committee receives referrals from the North Carolina State Bar of complaints made against local lawyers. The Committee holds monthly closed meetings to determine whether probable cause exists to believe that … Read More
On September 3, 2019, Whiteman Law Firm filed a lawsuit against The Bruson Group, Inc. and two of its controlling officers. The suit was brought on behalf of four former employees who were denied overtime pay and other compensation in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act. The case was filed in … Read More
Equal Pay for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team! If you want to know what the U.S. women’s national soccer team is complaining about, click here to see the team’s federal court complaint against United States Soccer Fedaration, Inc. This story in The Atlantic summarizes the case. Hint – the women have really strong claims under both the Equal Pay Act of 1963 … Read More
In a ruling filed on April 19, 2019, Judge James C. Dever III ruled that the plaintiffs may proceed with their class action lawsuit against E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company (“DuPont”) and The Chemours Company FC, LLC (“Chemours”). The case is pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. In the lawsuit, the … Read More
Attorney Andrew Whiteman was honored to be appointed to the Professionalism Committee of the Wake County Bar Association and the Tenth Judicial District Bar. The Committee promotes professionalism within the local bar and recognizes attorneys who embody the best values of the legal profession. Click here for more information about the work of the Committee. ******** The attorneys of Whiteman … Read More
Attorneys at Whiteman Law FIrm are participating in a program that provides pro bono legal services to victims of Hurricane Florence. The program was established by the North Carolina Bar Association, Legal Aid of North Carolina, the American Bar Association, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Click here to learn more about the Hurricane Florence legal aid program.