Joy Rhyne Webb

Joy Rhyne Webb practices in the areas of civil litigation and concentrates her practice in employment law. She represents both employees and employers in cases regarding discrimination and harassment, wrongful discharge, wage and hour claims, claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), retaliatory employment discrimination act claims (REDA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), contract disputes, covenants not to compete and unemployment claims. Ms. Webb also focuses on administrative law issues, including representing employees in State Personnel Act matters before the Office of Administrative Hearings, State Personnel Commission, trial and appellate courts. She disputes disciplinary and administrative matters before state licensing boards and claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). She also frequently handles personal injury and medical malpractice litigation and collection matters.

Ms. Webb has an active appellate practice as well and has represented clients in judicial reviews of administrative decisions and other appellate matters in the North Carolina Court of Appeals and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Webb has significant litigation experience and regularly litigates in North Carolina’s state and federal courts. She has appeared in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, all of North Carolina’s federal district courts, the North Carolina Court of Appeals and trial courts throughout the state.

Ms. Webb is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the 14th Judicial District Bar. She is also a member of the Member Attorney Program (MAP) of ACA International (the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals).

Ms. Webb was born in Hickory, North Carolina. She is married to Camden Webb and has a son and daughter. Ms. Webb is a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Raleigh. Ms. Webb knew at an early age she wanted to become an attorney.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto and Truck Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Collections

Durham, North Carolina
Phone: 919-688-7393
Fax: 919-683-6323


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., with distinction in 1992
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., with honors in 1995

Bar Admissions

Ms. Webb is licensed to practice law in North Carolina.
She is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the 14th Judicial District Bar.

Court Admissions

All North Carolina State Courts
United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 1996

United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1997
United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, 1997
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001
United States Supreme Court, 2005

Meet Joy Rhyne Webb

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