Jefferson P. Whisenant

Associate || Raleigh

Jefferson is a passionate advocate for his clients, representing them in a broad range of employment matters. He has experience advising employers of all sizes on various matters ranging from FMLA matters to handbook reviews. He has extensive experience representing employers before the North Carolina Industrial Commission and North Carolina’s appellate courts on workers’ compensation matters.

During the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jefferson provided immediate advice and counsel on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. During this time, Jefferson became a go-to source for local and regional employers on the national legislation and general crisis management.

Instead of providing roadblocks, Jefferson prides himself in helping clients reach their goals in the most efficient and innovative ways possible. In 2021, Jefferson was named to the inaugural Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch list.

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Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association


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