Adams, Erin Jones

Senior Attorney
Winston-Salem, N.C.
336.631.1051 - office
336.782.0869 - mobile

Education

  • Salem College, B.A., 2004
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 2007

Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina
Ms. Jones Adams' primary area of practice is general civil litigation, concentrating in the areas of employment law and electronic discovery.

Representative Experience

  • Managing electronic discovery in a variety of litigation matters, including trademark, employment, contract, insurance and education disputes
  • Assisting with discovery motions practice related to enforcement of electronic discovery protocol
  • Litigating all types of employment matters, as well as advising management on compliance issues in an effort to avoid or protect against lawsuits
  • Providing strategic advice and counseling to companies dealing with the full array of employment issues, including EEO policies and practices
  • Conducting investigations of employee complaints and advising in all aspects of employment law
  • Conducting internal audits of employment practices with a focus on noncompete agreements, handbooks and protection of trade secrets
  • Providing advice and representation to employers and businesses associated with H2A and H2B workers programs, including defense of class and collective actions
  • Representing employers in administrative proceedings and investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor

Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Past President, Forsyth County Young Lawyers Division
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce

Distinctions

  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Barristers
  • National Moot Court Team
  • CALI Excellence Awards: Appellate Advocacy, Legal Research and Writing, Bioethics, Family Law
  • Best Oral Advocate - Region IV National Moot Court Competition

Other Professional Experience

  • Former Summer Law Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Community Affiliations

  • Winston-Salem Festival Ballet Board of Directors
©2014 Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Michael J. Basile / Responsible Attorney
800.967.8251
Find a Spilman Attorney to meet your needs.