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Sidney O. Minter

Associate, Charlotte
t: 704.778.4171
f: 704.334.9774


Sidney Minter is an associate in the firm's Charlotte office. For the past four years, Sidney has represented businesses in matters related to employment and business disputes. Specifically, he has experience handling claims arising under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), as well as other federal and state employment laws. In addition to his litigation experience, Sidney has also advised clients regarding various legal issues prior to suit being filed. 

During law school, Sidney served as the Editor-in-Chief of the North Carolina Central Law Review and was a tutor in the substantive areas of evidence and contracts law. Also during law school, he interned in the legal department of Progress Energy (now Duke Energy).  He also served as a legal intern with Judge Beasley of the North Carolina Court of Appeals (now Justice Beasley of the North Carolina Supreme Court). 

In February 2016, Sidney was selected to participate in the North Carolina Bar Association’s 2016 Leadership Academy.

Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section, Member
  • North Carolina Association of Staffing Professionals, Board member and Legal Advisor
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Community Activities

  • President of the Burlington Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.


Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • Managing Employment Practices Liability Exposures
  • Employment Law 101
  • The Intersection of Social Media and the Law
  • Retaliation and the EEOC’s Areas of Emphasis
  • Hiring, Testing & Terminations: An introductory primer of avoiding common pitfalls, legal obstacles, and promoting best practices
  • The Intersection of Employment Law and Workers’ Compensation
  • Handling EEOC Complaints and Handling Claims


  • Blurring the Lines: How State v. Bowden Accurately Interprets the Meaning of Life Sentence, 32 N.C. Cent. L. Rev. 122 (2009).
  • Summers v. Altarum: Broadening the Definition of “Disability” Under the ADA, and the Impact of the New Definition on Employers, 37 N.C. Cent. L. Rev. 55 (2014).
  • Freeman v. Dal-Tile Corporation: Employers Beware of Liability for Third Party Harassment Claims Under Title VII, 73, vol. 1, Labor and Employment Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, 8, 8-9, (December 2014).
  • Case Summary: EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch, Staffing Now, Aug. 2015, at 12-13.
  • Demasters v. Carilion Clinic: Elimination of the “Manager Rule” in Title VII Litigation, vol. 34, Labor and Employment Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, 7-8, (December 2015).
  • Department of Education Sides with Student’s Allegations of Sex-Based Discrimination, Staffing Now, vol. 15, no. 12, 6-7, (December 2015).
  • Staffing Agencies and the Vertical Employment Doctrine, Staffing Now, vol. 16, no. 3, 15, 15-16, (March 2016).


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