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M. Ann Anderson, Mediator & Arbitrator, Pilot Mountain, North Carolina.

M. Ann Anderson

Attorney at Law, DRC Superior Court Certified Mediator
214 E. Marion Street
Post Office Box 93
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
Tel: (336) 368-9621/336-486-5711
Fax: (336) 368-9168
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Recognized to North Carolina Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration
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  • Practice Commenced1993
  • # of MEDS (as of 19/7/24) 
  • # of ARBS (as of 19/7/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Ms. Anderson's current practice is limited to serving as an on-line mediator. She has served as a mediator for all types of state, workers' compensation, and federal court matters and was certified as a mediator in 1993. Ms. Anderson has mediated hundreds of cases including discrimination (sex, race, age, national origin, and religion); FMLA; Wage Claims; Tort Claims; ADA; Wrongful Discharge; Sexual Harassment; Covenants not to Compete; USERRA; ERISA; Civil Rights Violations and other employment-related matters. Ms. Anderson practiced management employment law with Constangy Brooks & Smith (1993-1996); and Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice (Partner 1989-1991; Associate 1981-1989). Ms. Anderson has also represented employees while in practice in Pilot Mountain, NC. In addition to mediating employment disputes, Ms. Anderson has mediated a wide variety of claims including contract, medical malpractice, tort claims, business disputes, condemnation actions, insurance coverage disputes, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and trade secrets. Ms. Anderson has been elected as a Fellow by The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and has actively participated in the North Carolina Bar Association Labor and Employment Section (Past Chair) and Dispute Resolution Section (Past Chair). Ms. Anderson is also a frequent speaker on alternative dispute resolution.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Labor/Unions
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Pensions
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Public Policy
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • Juris Doctorate with Honors 1981 - School of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.A. in Psychology 1976 - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;

Mediation Training: Dispute Management Inc., completed 1993; U.S. Postal Service Mediation Training, September 17-19, 2007.

Memberships & Affiliations

Fellow, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (Elected June 8, 2019); Chair, Labor & Employment Section, NCBA (2017-2018); Member, North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission (2010-2013); Dispute Resolution (Member, Dispute Resolution Council, 2000 to 2007; 2016-2017) and Employment Law Sections, North Carolina Bar Association; Co-editor, Dispute Resolution Newsletter (2001 to 2003); Treasurer, Dispute Resolution Section (2003-2004); Secretary, Dispute Resolution Section (2004-2005); Vice Chair, Dispute Resolution Section (2005-2006); Chair, Dispute Resolution Section (2006-2007), Chair, Long-Range Planning Committee of Dispute Resolution Council (2007-2008), Chair, Judicial Immunity Ad Hoc Committee of Dispute Resolution Council (2007-2008). Member, ABA (Dispute Resolution and Labor and Employment Sections); NCBA, Board of Governors, 2008-2011 (Chair, Nominations Committee (2011), Member, Executive Committee (2009-2010, Charter and By-Laws Committee (2008-2010) Board of Directors, Arbor Acres, A United Methodist Retirement Community 1993-2002; Committee Chair, Personnel Committee; President, Board of Directors, 1998-2001; Vice President, Pilot Mountain Foundation (2002-2003); Vice President, East Surry High School Booster Club (2002 to 2003); North Carolina High School Athletic Association, Swimming Stroke and Turn Judge (2005-2007).

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