Julie Theall Earp is Chair of the firm's Management Committee, a longstanding member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group, and a member of the Labor & Employment Law team. A litigator who concentrates her practice in labor and employment litigation, counseling, and training, Julie has handled employment matters in both federal and state courts, as well as before the EEOC and the state and federal Departments of Labor for over 25 years. Trained as a mediator as well as a litigator, Julie looks for strategic, cost-effective ways to resolve conflict. She enjoys the day-to-day counseling and problem-solving aspects of her practice and is a frequent speaker and trainer for employers and management groups.
Julie has been recognized by Law & Politics Magazine seven times as one of the "Top 50 Women" attorneys in North Carolina, and was voted Greensboro Best Lawyers Employment Law "Management Lawyer of the Year" in 2013. She has served as chair of the Middle District of North Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and Chair of the Employment Law Practice Group of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys. Julie assumed the role of Chair of the firm's Management Committee in April 2014, a position that complements her practice.