As a legal counselor and litigator, Brandy focuses on helping clients navigate challenging situations, manage complex legal issues and creatively solve problems. She represents clients in commercial litigation, including matters involving business torts and contracts, banking, construction, commercial real estate disputes and appeals. She also assists clients in judgment enforcement and other areas involving creditors’ rights.
Additionally, Brandy routinely counsels clients in employment law, including helping clients navigate compliance with state and federal law and drafting employment handbooks, policies and agreements. Brandy regularly works in areas involving drafting and enforcing non-compete agreements. She also represents employers in matters involving non-insured penalty assessments before the North Carolina Industrial Commission.
Brandy is intently focused on being solution-oriented and providing support and resources to clients so that her clients can focus on operating and growing their businesses, rather than the challenges of legal issues. Building strong relationships with clients to intimately know their companies and their needs, all while helping them achieve their goals with respect to labor and employment, business and litigation matters, is the most rewarding part of Brandy’s work.
During law school at Wake Forest, Brandy served as Senior Articles Editor of the Intellectual Property Law Journal and as a Teaching Assistant in the area of Constitutional Law. In 2010, Brandy was awarded the North Carolina Advocates For Justice award for “Most Outstanding Advocate.” In addition, Brandy received CALI Awards for Excellence in Trial Practice, Legislative and Administrative Law, Race and the Law and Suing the Government.
Recent Representative Matters
- After years of litigation and multiple lawsuits being filed against clients relating to the sale of a business and related corporate interests, Brandy obtained a successful result in the North Carolina Business Court.
- Brandy has represented numerous employers in administrative investigations by the EEOC and/or Department of labor arising out of claims of discrimination, unfair treatment and wage and hour violations.
- When a client/employer in the transportation industry was sued in federal court by a former employee alleging sexual harassment and discrimination, Brandy obtained a favorable resolution of the case.
- When an employer discovered a key employee had misappropriated company funds, Brandy obtained a substantial judgment on behalf of the employer against the former employee. Brandy has also counseled numerous clients in these circumstances in navigating internal investigations and in seeking relief in the civil and criminal justice systems.
- When an employer discovered its former employee was violating the terms of its non-compete agreement, Brandy obtained a judgement enforcing the non-compete agreement in the North Carolina Superior Court and enjoining the former employee from violating the non-compete agreement.
- Brandy has represented numerous construction supply companies in obtaining substantial payments on past-due accounts through lien and litigation practice
- When a client found herself with a seven-figure judgement in her favor that had resulted in no voluntary payment, Brandy assisted the client in judgement collection measures, including the forced public sale of real estate and seizure of other property to collect on the judgement.
Outside of the Office
Brandy and her husband, Gabe, are avid travelers, visiting several countries and experiencing different cultures over the last few years. On the weekends, they enjoy hiking and spending time exploring regional state parks.
Brandy is originally from a small town in southwestern Virginia, approximately an hour outside of Greensboro.