Kevin M. Ceglowski 

Campbell University, JD, 2006

Campbell Law Review, Executive Editor

North Carolina State University, BS, 2001

Professional and Community Activities

Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Raleigh, Class 29 Chair, Class 28 member

Friends of WakeMed Foundation, Member

SAFEchild, Board of Directors

Wake County Citizens' Energy Advisory Commission, Member

North Carolina Bar Association

Wake County Bar Association

Notable Accomplishments
Jurisdictions Licensed
301 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900, Raleigh, NC 27601t: 919.783.2853||
P.O. Box 1801, Raleigh, NC 27602-1801f: 919.783.1075|

Kevin represents employers in many areas of labor and employment law, including race, age, gender, religion, national origin, and disability employment discrimination claims, wrongful discharge claims, and wage and hour claims. He defends clients before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and the North Carolina Employment Security Commission, in state and federal courts, and in arbitrations. Kevin also provides guidance to management to ensure employment practices are in full compliance with all applicable statutes and regulations, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, and workplace privacy issues.

Kevin also represents companies and individuals involving non-compete covenants, trade secrets, and other matters associated with departing employees. He advises clients on using non-compete covenants in employment contracts and other business agreements, as well as a wide variety of other strategies for protection of key employees, customer relationships, and proprietary information.

Representative Experience

  • Defends charges of discrimination against employers, including on-site investigations, witness interviews, drafting position statements for submission to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and mediating cases.
  • Drafts and revises employee handbooks and employment policies to ensure compliance with all applicable laws.
  • Counsels clients on wage and hour requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and North Carolina Wage and Hour Act, including analysis of minimum wage and overtime obligations and structuring pay practices to avoid wage liability.
  • Advises clients on handling security breaches and compliance with the North Carolina Identity Theft Protection Act.
  • Counsels clients on compliance with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act during facility closings and mass layoffs, including advice on NAFTA Transitional Adjustment Assistance.  

Prior Legal Experience

Kevin's career began as an Associate at Hedrick Eatman Gardner & Kincheloe LLP in Raleigh from 2006 to 2007.
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