M. Ann Anderson

M. Ann Anderson

Pilot Mountain, North Carolina Mediator Resolves Disputes

Firm Overview

M. Ann Anderson is a Superior Court Mediator certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission. Since 1993, M. Ann Anderson, Attorney at Law has assisted clients in the Pilot Mountain, NC area to settle amicably without incurring high attorney fees and court costs. Ann can help resolve your case in areas involving:

-Employment discrimination law
-Wrongful Discharge
-Employee Benefits
-Contract Disputes
-Professional Malpractice
-Negligence

-FMLA
-Wage Claims
-Tort Claims
-ADA
-Wrongful Discharge
-Public Employer
-Sexual Harassment
-Covenants Not to Compete
-USERRA

Why mediate?
Mediation is designed so that parties in a dispute can reach a fair outcome without the expense and time of a trial. A skilled negotiator helps each party look beyond "yes" or "no" stances to the underlying values their positions represent. Breakthroughs occur when a creative mediator suggests ways in which each party can retain and enhance value through subtle shifts in position. For more than 18 years, Ann has helped gridlocked parties reach mutually beneficial resolutions.

Impartial, not impersonal
A mediator's impartiality is different from the cold neutrality of a judge. Though a mediator must never favor one side over another, Ann assists the parties in arriving at an acceptable outcome for both sides. M. Ann Anderson, Attorney at Law is persistent in pushing for a result that meets the needs of both parties. Ann knows that the agreements she helps clients reach not only solve the issue at hand, but also lay the groundwork for profitable exchanges in the future. Ann's patient demeanor and calm tone help mediation participants find the basis for lasting working relationships. Ann's success over time is evident in the 5.0 AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Ms. Anderson has received.
Main Office
Main Office
214 E. Marion Street, P.O. BOX 93
Pilot Mountain  NC  27041
Phone
  • 336-368-9621
Websites
Employment
North Carolina Lawyer Mediates Discrimination Claims
In the private sector
Federal civil rights legislation governs iscrimination in employment stemming from a variety of factors.

-Age (ADEA)
-Disability (ADA)
-Gender (Title VII, EPA, Lily Ledbetter Act, FLSA)
-Genetic information (The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008)
-National origin (Title VII)
-Pregnancy (Title VII, FMLA)
-Race or ethnicity (Title VII)
-Religion (Title VII)
-Workplace retaliation (Title VII, ADEA, ADA, EPA)
-Sexual harassment (Title VII)

Ann Anderson

Admitted
-1981, North Carolina U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
-1981, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
-1983, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
-1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
-1995, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina

Education
-University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, J.D., with honors, 1981
-University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.A., Psychology, 1976

Certification
-North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, Superior Court Mediator since 1993

Membership
-North Carolina Bar Association
--Board of Governors, 2008 to 2011
--Executive Committee Member, 2009 2010
--Charter and By-Laws Committee Member, 2008 2010
--Resolutions Committee Chair, 2008 2009
--Board Liaison to Dispute Resolution Section, 2008 2010
--Labor and Employment Section
--Trustee, North Carolina Health Benefit Trust. 2012-present.
--Dispute Resolution Section, 1998 present
---Chair, 2006 2007
---Vice Chair, 2005 2006
---Secretary, 2004 2005
---Treasurer, 2003 2004
-Surry County Bar Association
-North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission Member, 2010 to 2013
Education
  • University of North Carolina
    Juris Doctorate , 1981
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