Member Profile: Patricia L. Holland

Patricia L. Holland
Jackson Lewis P.C.
3737 Glenwood Ave. #450
Raleigh, NC 27612
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Tel: (919) 760-6463
Fax: (919) 760-6461

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Patricia L. Holland has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Civil Rights
Contract Disputes
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Non-profit Organizations
Personal Injury
Professional Negligence
Public Policy



Trish Holland is Litigation Manager for the North Carolina Office of Jackson Lewis LLP. She is a former Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Trish has a wide range of litigation experience, and currently concentrates her practice in the area of employment law and related litigation in the North Carolina Federal and State courts, as well as before administrative agencies such as the EEOC, the N.C. Department of Labor and the N.C. Employment Security Commission.

Over the years, Trish has been routinely honored and recognized by her peers as one of America’s best lawyers in the area of employment law. She is currently listed in the publication, “The Best Lawyers in America®” (2012 edition) in the fields of Labor and Employment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Trish was recently selected through balloting in another publication as one of North Carolina’s Super Lawyers in the field of employment law, as one of the top 10 attorneys in the state, and one of the top 50 female attorneys in the state. She was also recently recognized as the best Employment Law attorney (Legal Elite) in the State of North Carolina in a poll conducted of all licensed attorneys residing in the state. She is currently listed in the 2011 edition of Chambers, USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a “Leading Lawyer” in the field of Litigation.

In June of 2008, Trish completed a week-long program at Harvard University entitled “Advanced Negotiation: Making Difficult Conversations Productive.” She currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section Council, on which she has served as a council member for three years. As a certified mediator, Trish mediates matters across the state involving cases in state and federal court.


  • Wake Forest University, (J.D. 1979)
  • Member, Wake Forest Law Review, (1977-79)
  • Member, Wake Forest Moot Court Board, (1977-79)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of North Carolina, (1979-82)
  • Vice Chair – Dispute Resolution Section Council of North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar Councilor, 2002 to 2007
  • Former Member – North Carolina State Bar Council’s Executive, Grievance, Administrative and Emerging Issues Committees
  • Member – The North Carolina Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism
  • Member – The Eastern District of North Carolina Local Rules Standing Committee
  • Member – Defense Research Institute (DRI) (Employment Law Committee)
  • Charter Fellow – Litigation Counsel of America, a Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • Member – American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 1997 to present (Secretary- Treasurer, 2003)
  • Member – North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (Board of Directors, 2000-03)
  • Founding Member – Susie M. Sharp Inn of Court – Master Level, 1993 to present (President, 2000-01)
  • Member – North Carolina Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Section; Government and Public Sector Section)
  • Member – Wake County Bar Association (Board of Directors, 1989-90, 1995-96; By-Laws Committee, 1990; Nominations Committee, 2000; Professionalism Award Committee, 2001) 
  • Member – Tenth Judicial District Grievance Committee, 1988-91; (Chair, 1990-91)
  • Former Member – North Carolina State Bar Council’s Authorized Practice, Legislative, and LLM-Bar Eligibility Committees


$275.00/hour, including a one-hour administrative fee, plus expenses such as mileage and other travel-related costs (except meals). I only charge for one-way travel time for matters outside of a 30-mile radius of Raleigh, North Carolina.


Patricia L. Holland is a member of our NC chapter, NC Academy of Superior Court Mediators, the state's premier roster of certified attorney-mediators. The NCASCM profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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