Margaret Errington was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. After graduating from Northeastern University School of Law and clerking for the Honorable Herbert W. Wilkins in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Margaret joined Ferguson Stein Chambers Gresham & Sumter in Charlotte, where she practiced for over two decades. Throughout her career, Margaret’s practice has concentrated in the areas of civil rights, employment law, and medical negligence.
Margaret retired from Ferguson Stein Chambers Gresham & Sumter in 2011 and subsequently became of counsel with Tin Fulton Walker & Owen in 2012, where she continues to do appellate work.
Margaret has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the area of labor and employment law, and holds an AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale–Hubbell.
Margaret is committed to community service and has served as a director for many area agencies, including Legal Services for the Southern Piedmont, Anuvia Prevention & Recovery Center, the Dewees Island Utility Corporation, and the Dewees Island Environmental Programs Board.
Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 1985
Wesleyan University, B.A., 1982
U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
Civil Rights & Constitutional Law
Employment & Labor
Personal & Catastrophic Injury
AV® Preeminent Rating from Martindale–Hubbell
Best Lawyers in America
Mecklenburg County Bar
North Carolina Bar Association
Volunteer Hearing Officer, Charlotte Housing Authority
Past Director, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont
Past Director, Chemical Dependency Center
Past Director, Regional HIV/AIDS Consortium
Past Director, Bruce Irons Camp Fund
Past Member, Executive Committee, Mecklenburg County Bar Board of Directors
Past Member, Labor and Employment Counsel, North Carolina Bar Association