NC Bar Association presents Jon Harkavy with 2013 McKnight Award

On January 23, 2014, the North Carolina Bar Association presented Jon Harkavy with the 2013 H. Brent McKnight Renaissance Lawyer Award.  Jon received the award at a lunch attended by the Officers and Members of the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Bar Association.  All of Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys also attended to celebrate and congratulate Jon

Jon Harkavy to Moderate Panel Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Julius Chambers

On Tuesday, January 21st, Jon Harkavy will moderate a forum at Elon Law School celebrating the life and legacy of civil rights icon Julius Chambers.  The forum’s panelists include the Hon. Henry Frye, former chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court; John Charles Boger, Dean of UNC School of Law; and Geraldine Sumter, a

Jon Harkavy Presents Annual Paper on SCOTUS Employment Law Decisions

On October 21st, at the 27th Annual North Carolina/South Carolina Labor and Employment Law CLE held in Charleston, South Carolina, Jonathan Harkavy presented his 2010-11 annual review of the Supreme Court’s employment law cases.  His paper is entitled “Supreme Court of the United States Employment Law Commentary, 2010 Term.”  (Please download his article from here.)  Introduction:  The 2010 Term of the

Supreme Court Expands Wage and Hour Retaliation Claims

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of an employee last week in Kasten V. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp, which involves a retaliation claim based on verbal complaints of wage and hour violations. The plaintiff, an employee at Saint-Gobain, complained verbally several times about the placement of the time clock at Saint-Gobain

Harkavy Presents 2009-10 Annual Supreme Court Review of Employment Law Cases

At the 26th Annual North Carolina/South Carolina Labor and Employment Law CLE held in Asheville, North Carolina, Jonathan Harkavy will present his 2009-10 annual review of the Supreme Court’s employment law cases.  His paper is entitled Supreme Court Employment Law Decisions, 2009 Term. Introduction: The 2009 Term of the Supreme Court of the United States

Burton, Hank, Mike, and Jonathan Recognized as North Carolina “Super Lawyers”

Four of Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys have been named North Carolina “Super Lawyers” for 2010 in a recent study by Law & Politics magazine.  The findings are published in the February 2010 edition of the North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine. Patterson Harkavy’s 2010 North Carolina “Super Lawyers” are: Burton Craige — Personal Injury: Medical Malpractice Hank

Okun and Harkavy Recognized as Among Legal Elite in Employment Law

In its January 2010 issue, Business North Carolina recognized lawyers as being among the “Legal Elite” in various areas of the law.  Michael Okun was recognized as one of the “Legal Elite” in employment law, and Jonathan Harkavy retained recognition in the “Legal Elite Hall of Fame” in employment law.

Harkavy Named 2010 Greensboro Best Lawyers Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year

Best Lawyers, a peer-review publication, has named Jonathan Harkavy as the “Greensboro Best Lawyers Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year” for 2010. Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which lawyers evaluate their professional peers. Jonathan has been recognized by Best Lawyers every year since its inception.