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Nahomi Harkavy

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Nahomi Harkavy, who is “Of Counsel” with Patterson Harkavy, LLP, limits her practice to mediating employment disputes of all types.

Nahomi is a North Carolina certified mediator who has handled hundreds of cases and has been listed for many years in Best Lawyers in the areas of alternative dispute resolution and employment law.

Nahomi graduated from Barnard College, cum laude, in 1967, and from Columbia University School of Law in 1971, where she was also a teaching fellow. Before joining Patterson Harkavy and its predecessors, she practiced in the area of trusts and estates with Davis, Polk and Wardwell in New York City. Nahomi has been a member of the American Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association and served on the Council of the Dispute Resolution Section of the latter.

Areas of Practice
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina, 1974
  • New York, 1971 – 1974
  • Mediation – N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission
Professional Experience
  • Patterson Harkavy, LLP, Of Counsel, 1991 – present
  • Smith Patterson Follin Curtis James and Harkavy, Of Counsel, 1974 – 1991
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell (New York City), Associate, 1971 – 1973
  • Columbia University School of Law, D., 1971
  • Barnard College, B.A., cum laude, 1967
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • American Bar Association, past member
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Dispute Resolution Section, Council Member, prior to 2007
    • Dispute Resolution Section, Editor of Newsletter, prior to 2007
    • Labor and Employment Section, 1980 to present
Public Service
  • Greensboro Day School, Parents Advisory Committee, 1985 – 1997 (Chair one year)
  • High School Moot Court Coach for Greensboro Day School, 1990-92 and 1996-97
  •  Volunteer speaker on legal subjects to various community groups
  • Barnard College, Area Representative (volunteer), prior to 2017