Jefferson P. Whisenant

Jefferson P. Whisenant


Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Recognized since 2021

Raleigh, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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Jefferson is a member of Young Moore’s employment and workers’ compensation teams representing employers and insurers throughout all stages of litigation. This representation includes OSHA and EEOC matters, as well as litigation at the North Carolina Industrial Commission, Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court. He also advises employers on employee handbook provisions and compliance with FMLA, FLSA, and wage and hour laws. He assists with employment agreements, separation agreements, and employee welfare benefit plans. He regularly provides guidance relating to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to both regional and national clients.

Outside of the office, Jefferson serves on the NC Bar Association Middle School Mock Trial committee.

Jefferson joined Young Moore and Henderson as an associate in September 2016 after graduating from Wake Forest University School of Law. Jefferson graduated cum laude from Clemson University with a degree in Political Science, where he played Club Football for two seasons.

Jefferson lives in Raleigh with his wife, Waverly, and their hounds, Doug and Poppy. Jefferson is an avid fan of (most) all sports, primarily anything to do with Clemson. In his spare time, he enjoys sporting clay, motorcycle rides, and good BBQ.

Location

  • 8529 Six Forks Road, Suite 600
    Raleigh, NC 27615

Education

  • Wake Forest University , J.D., graduated 2016
  • Clemson University, B.A., graduated 2012

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2023 for work in:

  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Religious Accommodation in Hiring


Religious Accommodation in Hiring

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Employers and Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Employers and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Fallin’ Around the Christmas Tree: Are Injuries At Holiday Parties Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?


Fallin’ Around the Christmas Tree: Are Injuries At Holiday Parties Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

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CARES Act – Paycheck Protection Program


CARES Act – Paycheck Protection Program

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act


Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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