I am an employment law attorney with a passion for providing small to medium size businesses with practical and affordable legal advice and other outside general counsel services. My practice areas include employment law, business law, and intellectual property law. I embrace the opportunity to learn about my clients’ corporate culture and customize my services to fit their needs. I enjoy working with business clients and pride myself on being efficient and budget sensitive.
Thomas & Brittain, P.A. (March 2014-May 2016):
-Represented public and private sector clients in employment-related claims and litigation including: wage and hour claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the South Carolina Payment of Wages Act; charges and litigation filed under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (including claims of harassment and EEOC charges), the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination Employment Act, and Title IX.
-Drafted appellate briefs.
-Presented oral argument before the Supreme Court of South Carolina.
-Advised clients on issues related to the handling of routine personnel matters and preventative measures for avoiding lawsuits.
-Provided Compliance Training, including Title IX training.
-Prepared personnel policies, procedures, and handbooks.
-Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated contracts.
-Prepared Title IX & FERPA policies.
The Honorable Cynthia Graham Howe, Master in Equity, Horry County (September 2012-February 2014):
-Judicial law clerk (performed legal research and drafted bench memos)
I was recently selected by the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association for its first ever Emerging Leader Award.