Wyrick Robbins employment litigation partner Cullen Stafford has been appointed to serve as Council Member for the North Carolina Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Section. His nomination was confirmed at the Section’s annual membership meeting on April 7, 2022, and his term is expected to run through 2026. The NCBA’s Labor & Employment Section serves as a resource for lawyers involved in a broad spectrum of employment law representation and provides input on legislative and ethical matters affecting employers, employees, and counsel.
Cullen’s practice focuses on the representation of management in employment litigation matters involving wage and hour disputes, breach of contract, restrictive covenants, unfair competition, discrimination, harassment, and unfair labor practice charges. He also represents clients in commercial disputes, including such areas as trade secret misappropriation, intellectual property, construction litigation, and other complex business litigation. Cullen has represented clients at all stages of litigation in state and federal court and routinely represents clients in proceedings before the N.C. Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other federal and state agencies.
Cullen represents companies in a variety of industries, including healthcare, construction, transportation, manufacturing, retail, education, and finance. In addition, Cullen counsels employers on a variety of issues, including reductions in force, terminations, regulatory compliance, and drafting effective employment agreements.
Visit the NCBA Labor & Employment Section website for more information on programs and resources.