Ms. Ewalt is an advocate for employers. She counsels management on employee discipline and discharge decisions. Ms. Ewalt defends employers against allegations of race, age, gender, sexual harassment, national origin, and disability claims pending in state and federal courts. Ms. Ewalt also assists employers in preparing affirmative action plans and in complying with affirmative action regulations.Ms. Ewalt has successfully represented clients before various governmental agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the North Carolina and U.S. Departments of Labor, including the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.