Bob is a trial lawyer who regularly represents management in labor/employment law and related matters. National employers rely on Bob to advise their employment practices and represent their interest throughout the country. He has defended hundreds of lawsuits, taken hundreds of depositions and successfully obtained many jury verdicts and arbitration awards.He often represents prominent employers and their executives in high-stakes disputes and advises clients facing scrutiny by the government, media or on the internet. He defends corporations accused of civil rights and EEO violations, wage payment problems, employment contract violations, non-competition and trade secret disputes, retaliation against whistle-blowers and regulatory violations. Bob has recovered damages for violations of non-compete contracts. He is also an experienced corporate investigator, leading internal investigations and working with management and corporate boards to respond to whistleblowers.In June of 2013, North Carolina's Governor appointed Bob to the State Ports Authority Board of Directors. He will serve a six year term.