David L. Woodard 

Campbell University, JD, 1992, cum laude

North Carolina State University, BA, 1988

Professional and Community Activities

Legal Trustee and Board Chair, Board of Trustees, The Raleigh School, 2009 - 2011
Wake County Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association

Notable Accomplishments
Jurisdictions Licensed
301 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900, Raleigh, NC 27601t: 919.783.2854|
P.O. Box 1801, Raleigh, NC 27602-1801f: 919.783.1075|
David practices in the area of employment litigation, where he represents management in employment discrimination, wrongful discharge and ERISA claims.  He regularly advises and defends clients in race, age, disability and sex discrimination and harassment cases before the EEOC and in state and federal court; reviews handbooks and termination issues; and provides compliance advice to employers on matters of employment law.

Representative Experience

McNeil v. Scotland County - Obtained summary judgment for employer in suit where plaintiff alleged race discrimination and retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act as well as violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Successfully defended the judgment in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

McDonald v. Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc. - Obtained summary judgment for employer in employee’s claim under the North Carolina Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act that she had been retaliated against for filing a workers compensation claim.

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