Janet Higley practices in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation, including issues arising in the context of mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, Janet counsels clients on the full spectrum of employee benefit and executive compensation matters with a focus on providing practical solutions to client challenges.

Overview

Janet’s practice encompasses a wide range of benefits and compensation matters, with a focus on issues arising in the context of mergers and acquisitions, compensation plan structuring and compliance, Patient Protection Affordable Care Act compliance, multi-employer plan matters, and qualified and non-qualified plan compliance matters.

Janet’s clients include individual executives, entrepreneurs, start-up entities, small to mid-sized entities, and large publicly traded entities across a wide spectrum of industries.

News

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Business Law Section Chair

Publications

Publications

  • Co-Author, Confidentiality of Communications by In-House Counsel for Financial Institutions, 6 N.C. Banking Inst. 265, 2002

Education

B.A., University of Virginia, 1996

M.T., University of Virginia, 1996

J.D., Wake Forest University, 2001, cum laude

Order of the Coif

Wake Forest Law Review

Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2001
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • All North Carolina Federal Courts
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