Business & Employment Law Blog

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Is “Ok boomer” age discrimination?

November 22, 2019

Managing Attorney Liz Vennum speaks with the Charlotte Observer about what is– and what isn’t– discrimination in the workplace. Check it out here.

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Even Lawyers Get Screwed Over Sometimes

April 5, 2019

Six months after starting Vennum PLLC, and just in time to host an epic summer law clerk program, I set out to find the Firm an office. With the help of our rock star real estate agent, it took less than a week to find our new home. Everything was perfect. Near downtown Matthews, quiet…

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A Brief History of Non-Competes

March 18, 2019

Equity has no power to compel a man who changes employers to wipe clean the slate of his memory.” – Peerless Pattern Co. v. Pictorial Review Co., 132 N.Y.S. 37, 39 (App. Div. 1911). In many ways the history of labor is the history of humankind. For instance, we define our (earliest) historical eras by…

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