Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
Practice Areas
  • B.A., George Washington University, 2001, cum laude
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2004
  • Georgia, 2004
  • North Carolina, 2009
  • Northern District of Georgia, 2006
  • Middle District of Georgia, 2006
  • Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2011
  • 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2015
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2007
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2007
  • United States Supreme Court, 2015
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Benjamin P. Fryer

News & Events
Professional Affiliations

Ben Fryer brings a wealth of experience to the practice of employment and labor law, with an emphasis on helping clients protect trade secrets and enforce non-compete agreements and other types of restrictive covenants. Additionally, he is highly experienced in state and federal wage and hour issues; discrimination and retaliation claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act; the Employee Retirement Income Security Act; and a broad range of issues involving union organizing, collective bargaining, and unfair labor practice charges under the National Labor Relations Act.

Fryer is an experienced negotiator and litigator. He has represented clients in numerous wage and hour investigations and actions before the United States, Georgia and North Carolina Departments of Labor, as well as state and federal courts. Fryer has also represented companies and fiduciaries in ERISA actions involving denial of benefits, breaches of fiduciary duty, overpayment of benefits, and issues involving multi-employer pension plans.

Speaking Engagements

  • McGinnis and Fryer Present at Globalaw Client Seminar, October 23, 2015
  • Fryer Presents at MCB Annual Review CLE, February 8, 2013
  • Fryer Speaks on Social Media at Employment Law CLE, January 2013
  • Employment Team to Conduct Mock Trial at Charlotte SHRM, October 11, 2010
  • Charlotte Employment & Labor Client Seminar 2010, April 20, 2010
  • Employment Law Update 2009
  • The Employment Group Presents on New Legislation in the Employment Arena, January 15, 2009, Legislative Breakfast Briefing


  • “The Board, the Boss and Facebook," Westlaw Employment Journal, February 2011
  • "Reminder: Federal Minimum Wage Changes- Federal Minimum Wage Increase goes into Effect Today (7/24/09)," Employment Alert, July 24, 2009
  • "Supreme Court Addresses Employee’s Burden in Mixed-Motives ADEA Cases- U.S. Supreme Court Shields Employers from the Burden of Persuasion," Employment Law Alert, July 1, 2009
  • "Employment Law News- U.S. Supreme Court Confirms Broad Protection of Employee Opposition to Discrimination," February 5, 2009


Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association