Margaret B. Maloney

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Maloney Law & Associates, PLLC
 | 1824 East Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: 704-632-1622
Fax: 704-632-1623
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (80%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    The founder of Maloney Law & Associates, PLLC, Margaret B. Maloney serves clients in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas. She focuses her practice on employment law and her services include the following: representation in general litigation on employment issues, advice on incentive and severance plans, training and support for state and federal compliance of labor law, creation of employment-related agreements, counsel during company changes related to employment law, representation in discrimination cases and representation in employment contract disputes.

    In 1982, Ms. Maloney received a Bachelor of Science in philosophy from Northwestern University. She attended Duke University School of Law, and during her studies she was the winner of the school's moot court competition. In 1985, Ms. Maloney graduated with her Juris Doctor.

    For over 15 years, Ms. Maloney has worked with corporations, assisting them with their employment law matters and now works with plaintiffs as well. She has been named one of the legal elite employment law attorneys in the state of North Carolina and called one of the best lawyers. The Mecklenburg County Bar presented her with its pro bono award, and she was honored as one of the 50 most influential women by The Mecklenburg Times in 2012 and Leaders in the Law by Lawyers Weekly in 2015.

    Involvement in the legal and local community is important to Ms. Maloney. She is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the American Bar Association, Women Executives, Charlotte Women Attorneys, and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. Ms. Maloney served as president and board member of the Legal Services of Southern Piedmont and has held positions on boards and committees for various organizations. She is a great supporter of the arts and Charlotte Ballet.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 10%General Litigation
    • 10%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Litigation, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


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    Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021

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    About Margaret Maloney

    Admitted: 1986, North Carolina

    Professional Webpage:


    • Elected to Business North Carolina Magazine's, Legal Elite in the Category of Employment Law, 2009 - 2019
    • Best Lawyers 2012-2019
    • Leaders in the Law Honoree, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, 2015
    • Mecklenburg County Bar Pro Bono Award
    • Winner of Moot Court Competition, Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina, 1985
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Lifetime Member
    • Mecklenburg Times 50 Most Influential Women Award, 2012
    • In the practice areas of: Labor Law - Union and Litigation - Labor and Employment, Selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America, 2017
    • Received the highest peer rating of professional excellence, “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubble

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Former President and Board Member, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont
    • North Carolina, 1986
    • American Bar Association, Employment Law Section
    • Member, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Employment Law Section
    • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
    • Member, Charlotte Women Attorneys
    • North Carolina Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Former Board Member, Community School of the Arts
    • Humane Society of Union County
    • Participant in the WDNC Pro Se Settlement Assistance Program
    • Pro Bono Assistance, Legal Services for Southern Piedmont
    • Member, Women Executives of Charlotte


    • Smith v. Waverly Partners, LLC, Western District of North Carolina, 03:10-cv-00028, $1,382,062.88, Sept. 19, 2012 Eschert v. City of Charlotte, Western District of North Carolina, 03:16-cv-00295, $1,548,460, May 11, 2017

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • 50 Most Influential Women by The Mecklenburg Times , 2012
    • Honored as one of the Leaders in the Law by Lawyers Weekly, 2015

    Educational Background:

    • Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, B.S., in Philosophy, Phi Beta Kappa, 1982
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    Office Location for Margaret B. Maloney

    1824 East Seventh Street
    Charlotte, NC 28204

    Phone: 704-632-1622

    Fax: 704-632-1623

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