North Carolina Lawyers Weekly

National labor and employment law firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP is proud to announce Robin Shea has been named an “Icon” by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly for 2024. Shea was one of 20 individuals recognized.

According to North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, Icons are senior leaders of the legal community who have made their mark in the courtroom or the boardroom, in their law firms or legal departments, with community organizations, and with local, state, and national bar associations.

Shea has more than 30 years' experience counseling employers and representing them before government agencies and in employment litigation involving Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act, as well as similar state laws. She also conducts employment-related investigations as well as training for human resources professionals, management, and employees on a wide variety of topics. In addition to her legal practice, Shea is editor-in-chief of Constangy’s legal bulletins and its four law blogs.

Shea has been recognized by numerous industry publications, including The Best Lawyers in America® for Employment Law – Management (2012-2024), Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite” (2023), and North Carolina Super Lawyers® (2006, 2009-2024).

To access the full list of honorees, click here.


Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete offers a wider lens on workplace law. We have counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 21 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S., with a growing Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice group to match. Constangy has been named as a top firm for women and minorities by organizations including Working Mother MagazineLaw360, the National Law Journal and Many of our more than 225 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers USA®, The Best Lawyers in America® and Martindale-Hubbell. Find out more about us online at


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