Overview

As a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Charges™ team and based in North Carolina, Nicole E. Bourget is responsible for handling charges from investigation to conclusion. She works on client-dedicated service teams, specializing in handling administrative agency charges. She investigates charge allegations, reviews pertinent documents, interviews key witnesses, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. In partnership with the client, she defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information.

Previously, Nicole represented management clients in various aspects of labor and employment law, including employment litigation in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. In addition to defending employers in litigation and administrative agency matters, she provided employers with preventive counseling on day-to-day employment issues, including employee handbooks, investigations, discipline, terminations, and wage and hour compliance.

Prior to joining Littler in August 2003, Nicole was an associate at another firm where she litigated individual and class action employment law cases in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

North Carolina Bar Association

Member

Mecklenburg County Bar Association

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2000
  • B.A., College of William & Mary, 1996cum laude

Bar Admission

North Carolina

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina