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Bridget A. Blinn-Spears

Special Counsel

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Overview

Bridget Blinn-Spears is a recognized litigator who helps employers navigate the complexities and peculiarities of managing their unique workforce. 

Her practice, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, focuses on employment-related litigation. She defends her clients in state and federal courts against claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, restrictive covenant/non-compete agreements, wage and hour disputes - including collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act - and class actions under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. She also handles tort claims against individual defendants. 

Bridget provides strategic guidance on a wide range of issues including:

  • corrective actions
  • terminations
  • policy development and revision
  • handbook development and revision
  • employment classification and structure
  • regulatory compliance

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Education

Washington and Lee University School of Law - magna cum laude, J.D., 2004

Centre College, B.A., 2000

Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Civic & Professional Memberships
  • Texas Bar Association
Recognitions
  • Listed, Super Lawyers® magazine, Texas Rising Star, 2011
  • Listed, Super Lawyers® magazine, North Carolina Rising Star, 2014-2017
  • Advised Charlotte, North Carolina-based, Carousel Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm, in the sale of HEPACO, LLC, a leading provider of critical environmental services on both an emergency response and planned basis in the Eastern United States, to San Francisco, California-based Gryphon Investors, a growth-focused middle market private equity firm. Read more here.

Bridget spends most of her time out of the office with her family. She and her husband and their four children can often be found exploring the many beautiful parks around the state. Her kids appreciate her love of local craft beer – they have lots of opinions about the best food trucks and kid activities at family-friendly breweries.