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William McMahon

Adjunct Professor of Law


William J. McMahon, IV is a management-side labor and employment attorney at Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP’s Winston-Salem office. Mr. McMahon represents employers in a broad range of litigation involving covenants not to compete and misappropriation of trade secrets, employee fraud and embezzlement, whistleblower matters, employment discrimination, wage and hour issues, employment tax disputes (including allegations of independent contractor misclassification), and employee benefit disputes under ERISA. He regularly presents at seminars on employment law topics and has authored several articles in both the ABA and North Carolina Labor & Employment section newsletters.
Mr. McMahon graduated summa cum laude from State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He then graduated cum laude from the Wake Forest University School of Law in 2005, where he was an active member of Wake Forest’s ATLA Trial Team, Wake Forest Law Review, and Moot Court Board. Upon graduation, Mr. McMahon was inducted as a member of the Order of the Coif. In Spring 2010, Mr. McMahon joined the adjunct faculty of Wake Forest Law School, and currently teaches Employee Benefits & Pension Law.