5950 Fairview Road Suite 710
Charlotte, NC 28210-3113

Providing Experienced Employment Law Legal Services

Smith Law Firm, P.C. is a Charlotte, North Carolina firm serving Mecklenburg and the surrounding counties in offering employment, labor, and worker’s compensation practices for businesses and individuals.

The firm offers labor and employment and Workers' Compensation lawyers offering counseling and litigation services to individuals and businesses.

The firm is unique among Charlotte and North Carolina employment law practices – we counsel and represent employers and employees in all workplace issues, and are one of the few employment law firms to also focus on workers’ compensation. Check out the firm’s blog to see relevant updates in our areas of practice.

Smith Law Firm, P.C. sees your case through from start to finish. Let our lawyers work with you to address your legal concerns. Our offices are conveniently located in Charlotte.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Discrimination
  • Severance package review
  • Advise on non-compete agreements
  • Unfair pay
  • Employment contract review
  • Unfair unemployment denials
  • Qui Tam
  • Workers' compensation denials and appeals
  • Mediation and Arbitration

Call 704-643-6650 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney John Brem Smith

Education: John Brem Smith Davidson College, A.B., 1983, Wake Forest University, J.D., 1986

Practice Areas: Employment Law; Workers Compensation; Litigation; Mediation; Arbitration; Qui Tam

Membership: The Mecklenburg County and North Carolina Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar.

Admissions: 1986, North Carolina; U.S. District Court, Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Miscellaneous Information: AV, Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell. Listed in the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 editions of The Best Lawyers in America. Phi Delta Phi. NCDRC Certified Superior Court Mediator and District Court Arbitrator, AAA Panel Member for the Mediation of Employment Disputes.


Charlotte, North Carolina employment and labor law attorney and North Carolina workers compensation lawyer Jack Smith grew up in Mooresville, North Carolina and has lived in Charlotte, North Carolina since being admitted to the Bar in 1986. Mr. Smith earned his juris doctor at the Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. While in law school, Mr. Smith was a member of the Moot Court Board and participated in various Moot Court Teams including the National Team.

Prior to law school, Mr. Smith graduated with an AB in English from Davidson College in 1983. While at Davidson College, Mr. Smith earned letters in cross county and track.

Mr. Smith is admitted to all federal districts in North Carolina and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He has tried cases in numerous state superior and district courts and handled appeals to the North Carolina Court of Appeals and North Carolina Supreme Court. As a workers’ compensation lawyer, he has appeared before the North Carolina Industrial Commission hundreds of times.

He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association and the Mecklenburg County Bar. Mr. Smith is a frequent writer and speaker for continuing legal education courses in the areas of employment law and workers compensation. Additionally, Mr. Smith presents seminars for employers on all aspects of employment law.

Mr. Smith’s community involvement is significant. He has coached nearly every youth sport, participated in many committees and volunteered as a Sunday school teacher at his church in classes ranging from three years old to adult. Mr. Smith is again serving as an elected member on the Board of Governors for Carolina Golf Club. Over the last decade he has served as Secretary, President, and Counsel to the Board

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