Attorney Hayley Wells has been appointed co-chair of the North Carolina Bar Association's (NCBA) Litigation Section CLE Committee.
She will serve in this role alongside co-leaders Audrey Synder of Ward Black Law and Matthew Van Sickle with Van Sickle Law. The trio is responsible for creating CLE programs that cover a variety of topics affecting litigation attorneys. You can view the CLE lineup here.
The NCBA's Litigation Section, which includes lawyers who have a substantial portion of their practice in civil litigation, takes the lead in addressing changes in civil procedure rules, the ethics rules, and other statutes. In addition to sponsoring continuing legal education, the Section also provides members with a blog and helps to mold NCBA's legislative agenda for presentation to the NC General Assembly.
Hayley's practice primarily focuses on alcoholic beverage law, labor and employment law, and civil litigation. As head of the firm's Alcoholic Beverage law Practice Group, she regularly advises brewery and other craft alcoholic beverage clients in various aspects of the law. She also regularly assists individual and corporate clients in covenants not to compete, employment discrimination, discipline and termination, harassment, wrongful discharge, wage and hour matters, personnel policies and procedures, and preparation of employee handbooks and employment agreements. Additionally, Hayley represents both corporate and individual clients in all aspects related to litigation, including hearings, depositions, discovery, mediation, arbitration, and trial.