RALEIGH, N.C.—Two Raleigh-based attorneys have assumed new leadership roles at Womble Carlyle. Chris Jones has been named Business Litigation Practice Group leader, while Beth Jones is the new leader of the firm’s Labor & Employment Team. Beth and Chris also serve on the Firm’s Management Committee.

Chris Jones is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer with a national business and regulatory litigation practice extending across North Carolina and the country. As leader of the Firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group, he now leads a team of more than 70 lawyers who serve clients’ dispute resolution needs in several industry sectors.

Beth Tyner Jones has nearly three decades of experience counseling employers on all facets of employment law matters. She now will lead the Firm’s Labor & Employment team, which represents employers in labor and employment litigation as well as counsels employers proactively to manage risk and to help prevent such disputes. The team consists of 14 lawyers located throughout the Firm’s footprint.

She also is a leader of Womble Carlyle’s Education and School Law Team.

About Womble Carlyle

Womble Carlyle is a 500+-attorney law firm that corporate clients rely on to provide core legal services, such as Complex Business Litigation, Mass Torts, Intellectual Property, Corporate & Securities, Finance and Real Estate.

Our focus is the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Silicon Valley markets, and from this footprint, we serve clients in matters across the country and across the world. Clients trust us because we understand their businesses, focus on their successes, demonstrate a commitment to help, and deliver value for their dollars they spend on us.

Womble Carlyle has an alliance with leading UK firm Bond Dickinson to provide clients with domestic legal, regulatory and business advice in both the U.S. and U.K. In 4Q 2017, Bond Dickinson and Womble Carlyle will combine to form Womble Bond Dickinson, a transatlantic law firm encompassing 23 cities in the US and UK.

Thanks to Womble Carlyle’s alliance with Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms, we also can offer clients access to quality-tested local counsel in more than 120 countries. Lex Mundi provides seamless access to local attorneys and market knowledge throughout the globe.

Womble Carlyle’s offices are located in: Atlanta; Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Silicon Valley, Calif., Washington, D.C.; Charlottesville and Tysons Corner, Va.; Baltimore; and Wilmington, Del.