Reyburn W. Lominack III

Reyburn Lominack is a partner in the firm’s Columbia office. He is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a Specialist in Employment and Labor Law. Only 63 of the approximately 10,000 practicing attorneys in South Carolina carry this distinction.

A significant percentage of Reyburn’s practice is devoted to representing employers in traditional labor matters, including union avoidance campaigns, grievance arbitrations, strikes/lockouts, successorship issues, collective bargaining negotiations, and unfair labor practice cases before the National Labor Relations Board. He has handled matters in all but four of the Board’s twenty-six regions and has advised clients on labor law issues in almost every state in the country.

Reyburn is also an accomplished appellate advocate. He has presented oral arguments in cases before the Fourth, Seventh, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, and he has drafted briefs in cases before the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

On the employment law side, Reyburn’s practice includes handling lawsuits and administrative charges alleging discrimination/ harassment and wage and hour violations. He also represents employers in industries such as healthcare, sales, financial services, and insurance on both the plaintiff and defense side in employee defection matters, including lawsuits involving non-competition, non-solicitation, non-disclosure, and confidentiality agreements.

Reyburn was selected by his peers to be one of the Greater Columbia Business Monthly’s “Legal Elites of the Midlands” In 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Fisher & Phillips LLP

Established in 1948, FISHER & PHILLIPS LLP is one of the country’s oldest and largest firms devoted exclusively to representing employers in labor, employment, wage-hour, workplace safety and health, employee benefits, and business immigration law. Our depth and breadth of experience in these niche areas are unsurpassed.

Our practice includes counseling and defending employers under all major federal and state labor, employment, employee benefits, workplace safety and health, and business immigration laws and regulations including, among others: The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, The Americans With Disabilities Act, The Civil Rights Act, Title VII, The Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act, The Employee Polygraph Protection Act, The Employee Retirement Income Security Act, The Equal Pay Act, The Fair Credit Reporting Act, The Fair Labor Standards Act, The Family and Medical Leave Act, The Immigration Reform and Control Act, The Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, The National Labor Relations Act, The Railway Labor Act, and The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

Our lawyers practice in federal and state courts throughout the United States and are admitted to the bars of most states. In addition to representing employers in traditional litigation, we also represent employers in federal, state and local administrative proceedings, mediation and arbitration, collective bargaining and administration of collective bargaining agreements, and informally in resolving threatened claims prior to the institution of formal proceedings.

As a result of our representation of employers in traditional litigation and formal claims proceedings, we have acquired considerable expertise in developing and implementing policies, practices, and procedures to help employers minimize or avoid the occurrence of employment-related claims, the risk of liability from such claims, or other forces that may interfere with employer rights.

We represent small, medium and large clients in a wide variety of industries. Our clients range from sole proprietorships to multi-national conglomerates. They are located throughout the United States, with concentrations of clients located around each of our offices.

Our thirty-one offices are located in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Ft. Lauderdale, Gulfport, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles Louisville, Memphis, New Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland (ME), Portland (OR), San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.


South Carolina Employment Law Reference Guide