Rendi L. Mann-Stadt

P: 828.348.6016
F: 828.348.6077

82 Patton Avenue, Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28801
Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 2020
Asheville, NC 28802-2020

Professional Experience

Ms. Mann-Stadt's practice experience encompasses a wide range of labor and employment law and transactional matters.  Additionally, she counsels health care providers on employment, regulatory, compliance, and transactional matters.  Ms. Mann-Stadt has represented clients before professional boards, administrative agencies, and in state and federal courts in a wide variety of employment matters, including FLSA, FMLA, USERRA, and wrongful discharge.  She also represents clients in general and business litigation matters, including class action matters, and closely-held businesses and their owners on such issues as the formation of business entities and the acquisition and sale of businesses.

Admitted to Practice

  • North Carolina, 2002
  • Illinois, 1994
  • All state courts in Illinois
  • All state courts in North Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Seventh Circuits
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina

Honors and Distinctions*

  • "Legal Elite," Business North Carolina,  2013


  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law, 1994.  Articles Editor, University of Illinois Law Review.
  • M.B.A., University of Louisville, 1986
  • B.S., Boston College, 1977

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • 28th Judicial Bar (member and secretary 2009-present, Pro Bono Committee)
  • American Bar Association — Sections: Labor and Employment Law; Litigation
  • Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce (Leadership Asheville Alumnus, Class XXXI)
  • Child Abuse Prevention Services (member, board of directors 2008-2010)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Irene Wortham Center (past chair; member, board of directors 2005-present)
  • The Mediation Center (member, board of directors 2011-present)
  • North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association — Section: Labor and Employment Law
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • United Way (funding council)
  • WCQS Public Radio (member, Advisory Board 2011-present; president, 2012)
  • Western North Carolina Human Resource Association
  • YWCA Tribute to Women and Industry Award Recipient (2010)

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