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Visiting Lecturer, College of Business and Behavioral Science, Department of Management - Clemson University

Author of “Balancing the Management and Property Rights of the Employer Against Employee's Section 7 Rights,” 1982 thesis submitted for Master of Laws Degree

Frequent speaker on labor and employment laws and other related issues.

Actively practiced law for the past 44 years with concentration in employment related issues.

Title Description

Dancing With Wolves

The mission of the program is designed to demonstrate the interplay and tensions between three employment related laws: The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act; the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It is an actual case study on compliance with the three acts arising out of serious job related injury. Management attendees will learn that compliance with one act is not necessarily compliance with other acts. Each act is unique in its coverage, compliance and damages.

10 Ways to Turn An Employee Into a Plaintiff

  • Following policy/practice
  • Lack of documentation/good faith investigation
  • Showing favoritism or appearance of same
  • Ignorance of employee rights/labor law
  • Sexual harassment
  • Not following just cause policy
  • Modifying employee at will doctrine

Risk Management by Avoiding Employee Legal Claims

The mission of this program is to educate managers regarding employee rights, unlawful employment discrimination and wrongful discharge. It analyzes the ten most common ways of turning an employee into a plaintiff. Attendees will be in a much better position to recognize their work environments when employee rights are at issue.

Learning from Other Company’s Mistakes

A series of actual case studies designed to educate management on how to recognize and deal lawfully with various employment-related issues. It is designed to help management avoid the many land mines related to employment discrimination and wrongful discharge. You will learn from other company’s mistakes. Thus, avoiding potential legal claims by managing risk through education.

The experience gained in the active practice of law for the past 44 years has given me a unique foundation of knowledge.

  • Past Chair of the Employment & Labor Law Section of the South Carolina Bar Association Member
  • Board of Governors
  • State Bar of Georgia (1976-1981) Former President
  • Dougherty Judicial Circuit
  • Member of the South Carolina Bar, State Bar of Georgia, Greenville County Bar
Education
LL.M.
University of Georgia
J.D.
University of Georgia
B. B. A.
University of Georgia

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