100 N. Cherry Street
Suite 300
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101-4016T: 336.721.1001

Practice Areas

Practice Emphasis

  • All aspects of labor and employment law

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1966
  • United States Supreme Court, 1974
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth, Seventh and Tenth Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina


University of North Carolina

  • LL.B., 1966
  • A.B., 1964


John J. Doyle, Jr.

"As lawyers, our job is straightforward. We must serve our clients to the very best of our ability, and we must do so in the most cost-effective manner possible."

--John Doyle, Litigator

John Doyle is a partner in Constangy's Winston-Salem office where he specializes in labor and employment relations law with a practice limited to representation of management clients. Mr. Doyle has represented employers in all aspects of labor and employment law matters and is a frequent writer and lecturer on various labor and employment law subjects. He is also an experienced litigator, defending employers in federal and state courts throughout the U.S. and before numerous administrative agencies.

Mr. Doyle is the founding chairman of the North Carolina Bar Association's Section on Labor and Employment Law as well as the first North Carolina Fellow to be inducted into The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He has been named to Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite” for employment law and was recently selected among North Carolina Super Lawyers Top 100 Attorneys.


  • The Labor Lawyer - "Ethical Considerations - The Defendants' Perspective: Representing And Counseling Multiple Parties In Employment Litigation."

Awards & Recognition

  • Business North Carolina’s 2014 Legal Elite
  • Named as a 2014 BTI Client Service All-Star
  • Named an International Who's Who of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers; 2013-2012 Edition (Only Lawyer Named in the State of North Carolina, 2012)
  • Awarded the Jonathan R. Harkavy Award by the Labor & Employment Section of the North Carolina Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers In America for over 25 years
  • Chambers USA Guide
  • Chambers USA America's Leading Business Lawyers
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers (2006-2016)
  • Winner of the 2008 Triad Pro Bono Impact Awards by the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

Professional Activities/Associations

  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, EEO Committee
  • Federal Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Founding Chairman of the Labor & Employment Law Section
  • NCBA CLE Committee, 1989-1995 (Chair, 1992 - 1995)

Civic/Charitable Activities/Associations

  • Fellow, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; inducted in 1998; first North Carolina Fellow

Other Personal Background Information and Interests

  • John and his wife Ellen, have two sons, Scott and Jonathan and a daughter, Erin.
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