Attorney Profiles

Emily J. Meister
Emily J. Meister
Phone: 336-378-1899
Fax: 336-378-1850
Email: emeister@lawfirmcarolinas.com
Secretary: Jane Harris (North Carolina Certified Paralegal) Paralegal: Amanda Odom (North Carolina Certified Paralegal)

Biography:

Emily Meister is a dedicated attorney, licensed in both North Carolina and South Carolina, with more than 15 years of experience. 

Emily has represented both individuals and corporations in a variety of matters, including litigation, corporate formation and governance, personal injury and employment matters.  She has appeared in state, federal and the North Carolina Business Court, tried numerous cases in jury and bench trials, and undertaken appeals in state and federal courts. In her commercial litigation practice, she has handled matters statewide in many industries, representing primarily closely held companies and shareholders in governance disputes, contract disputes, business torts and employment matters.  

Emily’s litigation experience has provided valuable insight and enabled her to further benefit clients when drafting and reviewing contracts, business plans and other agreements.  She is committed to finding practical and creative solutions to meet the needs of her clients.

Emily is admitted to practice in the state courts of South Carolina and North Carolina, all North Carolina Federal District Courts and various appellate courts, including the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Emily is a 2010 graduate of Leadership Greensboro and has served on numerous community organization boards and committees, including Heartstrings, Inc. and the Children’s Ministry Committee for Guilford College United Methodist Church. 

Outside of the office, Emily is an avid supporter of Clemson University and enjoys attending sporting events, spending time with her family, cooking, gardening, reading and traveling.

Areas of Practice:

General Civil Litigation and Appeals; Corporate Law; Employment;
Commercial Litigation; Insurance Coverage and Defense;  Personal Injury.

Education:

Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2002.
Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award.
Clemson University, B.S. cum laude, 1999.
Honors: Calhoun Honors College with General and Departmental Honors.
Life Scholar, Dave L. Jenkins Award in Finance for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

Experience:

Admitted to the North Carolina State Bar; South Carolina State Bar;
U.S. District Court for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina;
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Federal Circuits.

Professional Affiliations:

American Inns of Court
Greensboro Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
South Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
American Bar Association

Civic and Community Involvement:

Past Chair & Board Member, Heartstrings Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support
Member, Guilford College United Methodist Church
Member, Piedmont Triad Clemson Club