Jamie Hedgepath Earns Certification In Employment and Labor Law

January 30, 2012

GREENVILLE, SC – January 30, 2012 – The South Carolina Supreme Court has certified Jamie Hedgepath as a Specialist in Employment and Labor Law.  Hedgepath, a Member (Partner) in the firm’s Greenville office, is the eighth Nexsen Pruet attorney to earn the designation.

“Businesses are facing a growing number of increasingly complex issues when it comes to employment and labor law,” said David Dubberly, chair of Nexsen Pruet’s Employment and Labor Law Group.  “In today’s operating environment, our clients need attorneys who have the right blend of skill, experience, and expertise.  Jamie brings those qualifications to the table, and this certification reinforces that.  We’re proud of his accomplishment and even more proud to have him as part of our team.” 

For more than a decade, Hedgepath has assisted businesses with a wide range of employment issues, including those related to discrimination, Fair Labor Standards Act and wage payment matters, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and employee benefits.  He assists HR managers who are creating policies and drafting employee handbooks.  Hedgepath is experienced in all types of employment litigation and also regularly represents employers and insurance companies with issues arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.  

Hedgepath earned his undergraduate degree and Master of Business Administration from Clemson University and his law degree from the University of South Carolina. 

Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Nexsen Pruet, LLC is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 180 attorneys and offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head, and Myrtle Beach, S.C. as well as Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh, N.C.  Founded in 1945, Nexsen Pruet provides a broad range of legal services to the business community and represents companies and other entities in local, state, national, and international venues.  For further information, see www.nexsenpruet.com.