Liz Vennum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Vennum PLLC
 | 8510 McAlpine Park Dr, Suite 210
Charlotte, NC 28211
Phone: 980-338-0111
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Liz Vennum is the founder and Managing Attorney at Vennum Law in Charlotte, North Carolina. Liz focuses her practice on business litigation. She serves Charlotte companies in various business-related legal matters involving noncompete agreements, operation agreements, trade secrets, and the creation and negotiation of severance packages. Her clients include individuals, entrepreneurs, small businesses and startups.

    Liz is a small-business owner as well as a licensed attorney. This provides her with unique insight and experience when it comes to advising and litigating on behalf of business owners and managers. She has litigation and transactional experience, and handles cases in both state and federal court.

    Prior to founding Vennum Law, Liz practiced as an associate at a Charlotte-based law firm. Her prior legal experience also includes serving as a legal outreach coordinator for the Campaign for Southern Equality, clerking for a private attorney’s office and interning for the Forsyth County District Attorney’s Office.

    Outside of running her law practice, Liz enjoys staying active in her legal community. She served on the education committee of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys. As part of this role, she assisted in planning the association’s annual conference, also serving as speaker coordinator and sponsor coordinator.  In 2019, Liz was honored to join the Mecklenburg County Bar's Bar Leadership Institute.   She also belongs to Women Entrepreneurs of South Charlotte and the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). 

    Liz earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and received her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. She holds a license to practice law in North Carolina.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Business Litigation
    • 30%Business/Corporate
    • 10%Intellectual Property Litigation
    • 10%Employment Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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    About Liz Vennum

    Admitted: 2015, North Carolina

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    • The Bar Leadership Institute identifies and develops leaders for the Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB) and Mecklenburg Bar Foundation (MBF).  Through a competitive selection process, the BLI Committee nominates 15 to 20 attorneys per year to the program based on the applicants' demonstrated commitment and motivation to serve in positions of leadership and record of public service and service for charitable organizations.   Attorneys selected for the Bar Leadership Institute are given the opportunity to develop their personal leadership potential and skills to become a leader in the Bar/Foundation, and explore pressing Bar and community issues with peers and presenters of the highest caliber while developing a spirit of lasting collegiality with fellow participants. , Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute, Mecklenburg County Bar, 2019
    • North Carolina 2019 Rising Star Award - Business Litigation, Super Lawyers, A digital version of the issue can be found here:, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Women Entrepreneurs of South Charlotte, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • Undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, 2007

    Industry Groups

    • Advertising
    • Creative Professionals
    • Entrepreneurs
    • Financial Executives
    • Founders
    • Health Tech
    • Healthcare Professionals
    • Mental Health Professionals And Practices
    • Tech Startups
    • Technology
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    Office Location for Liz Vennum

    8510 McAlpine Park Dr
    Suite 210
    Charlotte, NC 28211

    Phone: 980-338-0111

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    Last Updated: 4/29/2020

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