Jill S. Stricklin

Jill S. Stricklin


Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Recognized since 2014

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Employment Law - Management
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Jill S. Stricklin works with employers to prevent and resolve disputes regarding all aspects of the employment relationship. She has successfully defended civil lawsuits and administrative charges involving claims of employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and improper denial of leave and benefits, as well as wrongful discharge against public policy, intentional/negligent infliction of emotional distress, negligent supervision and retention, breach of contract, interference with contract and other employment-related torts. Jill also has extensive experience with reviewing and drafting employment policies, training managers and other personnel, conducting internal audits and investigations, representing companies during investigations by government enforcement agencies, and assisting employers with potentially problematic situations arising in their workplaces.

Location

  • 100 North Cherry Street, Suite 300
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101-4016

Education

  • Wake Forest University , J.D., graduated 1993

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1993

Affiliations

  • Camel City Jazz Orchestra - Board of Directors (Chair)
  • DRI—The Voice of the Defense Bar, Employment and Labor Law Committee - Steering Committee Member, 2008-Present; Publications Chair, 2008-2010; Seminar Planning Committee Chair, 2011
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Section on Labor and Employment Law - (Appointed to Section Council effective July 2012)
  • Piedmont Opera - Board of Directors (Vice President, Events)

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Employment Law - Management

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Employment Law - Management, Triad (2021)
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment, Triad (2020)
  • Employment Law - Management, Greensboro (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Awards:

  • Business North Carolina’s 2013 Legal Elite
  • Named Top 100 Attorneys in North Carolina by SuperLawyers magazine (2016)
  • Named Top 50 Women Attorneys in North Carolina by SuperLawyers magazine (2016)
  • Named a North Carolina “Super Lawyer” for Labor and Employment law by SuperLawyers magazine (2010-2016)
  • Named a Top Lawyer for Trial/Litigation in Triad Business Leader magazine (2008)
  • Recipient of “40 Under 40” award, presented by The Business Journal (2005)

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