About Alignment Legal
Alignment Legal is an emerging law firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina, specializing in corporate law and litigation, trademark/copyright law and litigation, employment law and litigation, and estate planning.
Our firm is committed to providing proactive, strategic, and client-centered legal services to ensure the stability of our clients' most valued assets and interests. We genuinely care about our clients and their needs, prioritizing their well-being over the firm's bottom line.
Meet Our Attorneys
KAREN BOARDMAN, CO-FOUNDER
Karen is a highly experienced attorney at Alignment Legal, with expertise in intellectual property, transactional, and litigation matters. Licensed in both North Carolina and Tennessee, Karen advises businesses and creative clients on protecting their intellectual property rights, including trademarks and copyrights. She also provides valuable counsel on entity formation, contract negotiation, sales transactions, and day-to-day operational matters. Additionally, Karen assists nonprofits with organization, tax-exempt status applications, and addressing their intellectual property and business needs.
RENEE HUGHES, CO-FOUNDER
Renee is an accomplished employment attorney at Alignment Legal, specializing in employment law and litigation. Consistently recognized by multiple professional publications for her legal experience and skill since 2010, including as North Carolina's best employment lawyer in 2012, Renee is a trusted advocate for employers, executives, and professionals on their employment matters. She provides zealous representation, advice and counsel on diverse legal matters, including contracts, wages, non-competes, personnel issues and policies, trade secrets, and discrimination, and represents employers before key government agencies. Renee also conducts employment training to help employers ensure their compliance with applicable employment laws.
Alignment Legal focuses on the following key practice areas to meet the diverse legal needs of our clients: