Profile of Richard Daugherty

JD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001
  • Employment & Labor Law Moot Appellate Team, 2001
  • Managing Editor of Banking & Finance Law Journal, 2001                       
MSW, Org. Development & Mental Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997
MBA, Industrial Relations, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1980
BSBA, Economics, University of Richmond, 1977, Cum Laude


Richard Daugherty, Attorney at Law & Certified Mediator                                                                                          2003-Present
Primarily engaged in the practice of employment law and family law.  Mediation in selected areas.

Law Clerkships:                                                                                                                                                                   
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section, Washington, D.C.
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Washington, D.C.
  • Judge Judith Bartnoff, Superior Court of Washington, D.C.
  • Glenn, Mills & Fisher, Durham, N.C.

Human Resources/Labor Management:                                                                                                                          1980-2003
Management positions in industrial and labor relations, legal compliance, compensation/benefits, safety/health and
organizational development.  Prior employers included Mobil, Monsanto, Mitsubishi, Exide and Duke Medical Center.  
Management consulting with Comp Design.


  • Licensed North Carolina Attorney
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Admitted to Practice Before the United States Federal District Court


  • Program Chairman, Kiwanis of Chapel Hill, 1986 to 1994
  • Board Member, University United Methodist Preschool, 1990 to 1994
  • Chairman, Town of Chapel Hill Personnel Appeals Committee (arbitration panel), 1994 to 2000
  • Teacher, Severe & Persistent Mental Illness Class, University United Methodist, 2002 to 2005
  • Coach, Phillips Middle School Girls Lacrosse Team, 2003 to 2005
  • Mediator, Orange County Dispute Settlement Center, 2004 to 2006
  • Mediator, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 2004 to 2006
  • Board Member, Center For Cooperative Parenting, 2009 to 2015
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Phone:  919-942-8254