Florence Thompson | Gardner Skelton

Florence Thompson


Florence represents clients in state and federal courts, in matters related to breach of contract, unfair competition, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and wage and hour violations. She also prepares employment and severance agreements and assists businesses with internal investigations and administrative proceedings, including defending against a wide variety of discrimination claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2019
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 2016
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western District of North Carolina
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • John S. Leary Association of Black Attorneys


Florence cares about each client and their outcome. She eagerly takes on new projects and challenges. To give the best counsel possible, Florence makes sure she completely understands your challenges and the law behind it. She's thorough, covering all bases, and dives deep into multiple sources to ensure she has the right answer to your questions or concerns.

More about Florence

With both parents emigrating from Ghana, Florence is a first-generation American. When she’s not at work, you'll find Florence participating in local 5k and 10k races, hiking, reading, or playing with her dogs - a German Shepherd named Nellie and a chocolate Lab named Bruin.

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