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EMP Law Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers® 2024 Edition

EMP Law is proud to announce that several of our attorneys were featured in the Best Lawyers 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. These prestigious accolades are determined through Best Lawyers’ peer review research process, which honor the top 5% of private practice legal talent across the country. Learn more about the methodology by clicking here. Best...

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Attorney Benjamin Winikoff Featured On WFMY News

On February 28, attorney Benjamin Winikoff discussed common North Carolina employment law misconceptions and questions. Do salaried employees get overtime? An employee’s status as a salaried worker does not automatically disqualify them from receiving overtime pay. One example of a “non-exempt salaried employee” is someone who receives regular pay but is only paid the minimum wage. Even though you...

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EMP Law Attorneys Selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

We are proud to announce that the lawyers at EMP Law were recognized in the North Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List for 2023. 2023 North Carolina Super Lawyers Griffin Morgan Helen Parsonage Michael Elliot 2023 North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars Daniel Lyon Benjamin Winikoff Elizabeth Hilker Learn more about the rigorous selection process here.

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EMP Law Attorney Honored as Business North Carolina’s 2023 Legal Elite

EMP Law is proud to announce that attorney Helen Parsonage was recognized in Business North Carolina’s 2023 Legal Elite. Out of a pool of about 1,000 attorneys, Helen received enough votes from her peers to be nominated in one of 16 specialties. This recognition highlights her dedication to her craft and outstanding contributions to the legal profession. Helen was...

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EMP Law Receives U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Awards

We are proud to announce that our firm was featured in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list with regional rankings in several categories. Rankings are based on a thorough evaluation process, including the collection of lawyer and client ratings, legal peer reviews, and additional data provided by law firms. Read more about the methodology here. The...

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The Best Lawyers in America (2023 Edition) Recognizes EMP Law Attorneys

Congratulations to the members of our firm that were recognized in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers Awards Reference Guide: (Year) First year the lawyer was listed in the published practice area[#] Milestone of years recognized by Best Lawyers(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers Charlotte, NC R. Michael...

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Another client with DACA freed from detention

Elliot Morgan Parsonage PLLC (EMP) is pleased to announce that ICE has released another of our DACA clients from custody at Stewart Detention Center.  Working with several agencies, EMP attorney Joseph Lambert successfully assisted this young person in returning home to family, getting criminal charges dismissed and ICE to agree to his release without need for a bond hearing. ...

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EMP scores victory for fired police officers

For  almost 7 years, EMP has been honored to represent three outstanding men who served nobly as Mocksville police officers –  Ken Hunter, Rick Donathan and Jerry Medlin. On July 26, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth affirmed that the Town of Mocksville violated their First Amendment rights when it fired them for reporting abuses of...

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Ben Winikoff – 2018 Leadership Academy

2018 Leadership Academy Class Recognized The North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy’s Class of 2018 has completed its leadership training program. The final session of the leadership program was conducted at the NCBA Annual Meeting in Wilmington. Members of the Leadership Academy Class of 2018, who were recognized during the inaugural Annual Meeting Awards and Recognitions Dinner, are: Andrew...

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