Adjunct Professor of Law
Professor Okun graduated in 1980 from the University of North Carolina law school. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Dickson Phillips of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and he worked in Enforcement Division of the National Labor Relations Board. Professor Okun now practices law in the Raleigh office of Patterson, Harkavy, LLP, and represents labor unions and individual in labor law matters. He has been elected a Fellow of the national College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and has served as chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.