Penny J. Hirsch

Associate Attorney

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5821 Fairview Road, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28209

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Introduction

Penny has over eleven years of experience in civil litigation. Over the past two years, Penny’s primary focus has been on family law and collections law matters. As a former eighth grade math teacher, Penny is patient and engaging as she uses her critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills to educate her clients and further their goals to achieve favorable outcomes.

Penny practiced law in New York City before relocating to Charlotte in 2006. She earned her J.D. degree from Cornell University School of Law. Penny has three children with whom she enjoys spending most of her free time. On weekends, you can find Penny at an amusement park riding roller coasters with her children or at the field watching her oldest two children play soccer. Penny also enjoys camping, hiking, and listening to live music.

Family Law Experience
Penny has been involved in family law cases from preliminary negotiations and drafting agreements to trial. Penny has assisted clients with domestic matters concerning separation agreements, child custody and child support, post-separation support and alimony, equitable distribution, modification of court orders, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, absolute divorce, and contempt issues.

Collections Law Experience
Penny has helped clients collect the money to which they are owed. Penny has counseled, advised, and educated her clients throughout the collections process. She has obtained favorable outcomes for her clients in all aspects of the collections process, including pre-litigation demands and negotiations, litigation, default judgment, and post-judgment collections.

General Litigation Experience
Penny’s legal background covers a wide range of litigation matters, including commercial contract disputes, commercial and residential lease disputes, disputes involving cemeteries and funeral homes, employment disputes, and other complex litigation matters. Penny has represented clients both in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and mediations. Penny has represented corporate clients in whistleblower retaliation claims before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Office of Administrative Law Judges, and the Administrative Review Board, including internal investigations, defense of claims, and settlement of claims through mediation. Penny also co-authored an article for the American Funeral Director magazine entitled “Checks & Balances: Tips for Avoiding Cremation Disputes.”

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Member, CLE Committee