Labor and Employment


Our firm is committed to serving our local and statewide community with quality employment law services. Our attorneys provide timely and relevant advice and representation on matters of employment contracts, severance agreements, discrimination cases (both state and federal), wage and hour questions, administrative agency matters and regulatory issues. We provide effective advocacy in the areas including:


  • Title VII cases of discrimination, retaliation and harassment
  • Age and Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts
  • North Carolina REDA (retaliation)
  • Employee handbooks
  • Confidentiality and Non-Compete Agreements
  • Hiring and Firing Decisions
  • FMLA Guidance
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Unemployment Benefits
Jennifer L. Bogacki

Jennifer L. Bogacki

Attorney, Shareholder and Director

Jennifer maintains a general practice focusing primarily on immigration, employment and commercial real estate matters.
Thomas S. Whitaker

Thomas S. Whitaker


Mr. Whitaker was born and raised in Alamance County. Prior to joining The Vernon Law Firm Mr. Whitaker served for 36 years as Attorney General Counsel and acting Chairman of the North Carolina Employment Security Commission.