NAMWOLF Annual Conference 2018

Gardner Skelton is proud to be a member of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF). NAMWOLF is a nonprofit trade association comprised of preeminent minority and women owned law firms and other interested parties throughout the United States. The Mission of NAMWOLF is to promote diversity in the legal profession […]

Gardner Skelton Wins Small Firm Category in the Legal Feeding Frenzy

Law firms and law schools throughout North Carolina banded together, once again, in an annual competition to raise money for local food banks. Thanks to generous donations by employees, family, friends and clients, Gardner Skelton PLLC raised $3,920.00 and took the Small Firm Category by a wide margin! The $3,920.00 raised is enough to provide 15,680 pounds of food for those […]

Monarch’s “Dreams Take Flight” Golf Tournament

Gardner Skelton PLLC participated in Monarch’s 10th annual “Dreams Take Flight” golf tournament” at the Tillery Tradition Country Club on April 20, 2018. Here are a few pictures from the wonderful event.

Does Your Parental Leave Policy Discriminate Against New Dads?

Although the vast majority of states, including North Carolina, do not require paid parental leave, some companies choose to offer it as part of their benefits package.  Of recent concern for those companies who do offer paid parental leave is whether their policy discriminates against male employees.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and U.S. […]

Back on Track 5K

Our firm is sponsoring Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates’ second annual “Back on Track 5K” on September 24, 2016. Proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte. Registration is now open. For more information, please visit We look forward to seeing you on September 24, 2016!

New Attorney Joins Gardner Skelton

We are pleased to announce that attorney Scott Branam has joined our firm.   Scott’s practice focuses on business law and business litigation.  He advises his clients on the full range of everyday legal matters affecting their businesses, including corporate governance, third-party contracting, leasing and real estate, finance agreements, and sales and purchasing. Scott’s clients include […]

Nicole Gardner Inducted into Legal Elite Hall of Fame

Gardner Skelton is pleased to announce Nicole Gardner’s inclusion once again in Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories. Winners are chosen not by BNC editors but by the state’s lawyers, who are asked, “Of the Tar Heel lawyers whose work you have observed firsthand, whom would […]

New Partner Joins Gardner Skelton

We are pleased to announce that attorney Rosalind Lane has joined our firm. Rosalind counsels and assists clients with respect to business formations and governance documents, business owner agreements and succession planning, business combinations, purchase/sale agreements, and contract negotiations. Rosalind holds a J.D. from Duke University School of Law, and both a B.S. and M.P.A. […]

Gardner Skelton Named “Best Law Firm”

In November, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® announced that Gardner Skelton received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2015 edition of “Best Law Firms” for the practice area of Employment Law.  “Law Firm of the Year” designations are based on law firms’ overall performance in a given practice area and represent a significant showing in […]

New Partner Joins Gardner Skelton

We are pleased to announce that attorney Fred P. Parker IV has joined our firm. Fred counsels and represents individuals and businesses in tax disputes and controversies before the federal, state, and local taxing authorities. Mr. Parker has a B.A. from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and a J.D. from the Campbell University […]