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 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (80%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • General 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

Employment & Labor: Employee (80%)
Business Litigation (10%)
General Litigation (10%)

Employment & Labor (80%): Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Business Litigation (10%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

General Litigation (10%): Litigation

Focus Areas

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


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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019

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About Margaret Maloney

Admitted: 1986, North Carolina

Professional Webpage:


  • In the practice areas of: Labor Law - Union and Litigation - Labor and Employment, Selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Leaders in the Law Honoree, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, 2015
  • Received the highest peer rating of professional excellence, “AV Preeminent”, Martindale-Hubble
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Lifetime Member
  • Best Lawyers 2012-2016
  • Elected to Business North Carolina Magazine's, Legal Elite in the Category of Employment Law, 2009 - 2017
  • Winner of Moot Court Competition, Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina, 1985
  • Mecklenburg Times 50 Most Influential Women Award, 2012
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Pro Bono Award

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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


  • Smith v. Waverly Partners, LLC, District of North Carolina, 03:10-cv-00028, $1,382,062.88, Sept. 19, 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements:

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

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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Last Updated: 8/23/2018

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