Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP
D.J. O'Brien's practice is constantly evolving to advise and represent employers in commercial litigation, employment law, and regulatory enforcement actions. He has deep experience in all levels of federal and state appellate and trial courts in North Carolina, including the North Carolina Business Court. He represents businesses in a variety of employment-related litigation cases, including discrimination and wage-and-hour claims, before state and federal agencies and courts. He also represents executives and companies who are under criminal or regulatory scrutiny concerning their business practices. He has extensive experience conducting sensitive internal investigations for companies, big and small, in a wide-range of practice areas, including banking, health care, and securities.
As part of his criminal and civil litigation practice, DJ regularly represents individuals and corporations from a variety of industries, including the health care, construction and technology sectors, in claims asserted under the False Claims Act.
Publications & Media
Co-presenter (with Kearns Davis), "Following the Money: The False Claims Act and the Federal Pandemic Response," North Carolina Bar Association July Expert Series CLE, July 2020