Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

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1230 Main Street
Suite 700
Columbia, South Carolina 29201, United States
Contact: Jackie Spivey, Business Development/Communications Manager
Phone: 919-573-7437
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
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Other U.S. Locations
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Carolina Company Sued by EEOC for Alleged Religious Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that it filed a lawsuit last month against a South Carolina company that allegedly refused to accommodate a truck driver’s religious beliefs. The employee apparently…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Employers Cannot Be Mandated to Provide Paid Sick Leave in Carolinas

The issue of paid time off for employees remains a debated issue throughout the nation. Currently, there is no federal law mandating private employers provide paid time off for employees. While many states and cities have…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

When an Assault is not an Assault - Covered Up: SC District Court Denies Exclusion for Alleged Nightclub Assault and Battery

In a recent United States District Court decision, the court denied the insurer’s motion for summary judgment as to its duty to defend and indemnify for an alleged assault and battery. The facts of Certain Underwriters at…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance, Personal Injury

Is your Motor Vehicle Loan Safe?

Insurance policies may not protect the credit union's lien - Today’s insurance world is a complicated scene. Insureds have more choice than ever for insurance coverage. If a federal credit union has a lien on a motor vehicle…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Transportation

NC Legislative Update: April 2017

This Week - Lawmakers plan to take a one-week reprieve from legislating next week for the Easter Holiday. Members of the House and Senate will be in Raleigh for the first part of the week, but will recess after Tuesday until…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Streamlined RAR Reporting in South Carolina

In early January, I concluded service as Director of the South Carolina Department of Revenue. One of my final actions as Director was signing SC Revenue Procedure #16-1, which provided simplified state reporting of federal…more
 /  Taxation

Employer’s Guide to Preliminary and/or De Minimis Activities Under the FLSA: Booting Up Before Clocking In

Security apps, passwords, and slow computers can delay the start of the workday for many of us by one to six minutes. For non-exempt employees, this can become an issue. Office employees who clock in using their work computers…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Unions: Top Ten Marketing Pitches

Unionization rates in the private sector have reached new lows in the Carolinas and beyond. More than 93% of the private sector employees have expressly or implicitly declined unionization. In effect, they are not “buying” the…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law

Fear Not: Employees’ Phobias May Not Relieve Them of Essential Job Duties

From agoraphobia to xenophobia, employers should be well aware that there is a long list of phobias—including more common disorders such as social anxiety disorder—that can be considered disabilities under the Americans with…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

NC Legislative Update - March 2017 #5

This week - Another seemingly deliberate week at the legislature picked up the pace very quickly Wednesday afternoon, with rumors of a deal to repeal House Bill 2, North Carolina’s controversial “bathroom bill”. On Thursday…more
 /  Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Taxation

Title IX Update - April 2017

University of Alaska System – February 2017 - In late February, the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) entered into a Resolution Agreement with the University of Alaska System related to a compliance…more
 /  Civil Rights, Education

Don’t Be Stingy With Tip Credit Notification . . .

This week, our Charleston office held its Legal Grounds coffee break.  The Legal Grounds event provides an opportunity for managers, owners, and human resources personnel in the food and beverage and hospitality industries to…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

The CFPB Enforcement Action Against Navy Federal Credit Union and the Broad Sweep of UDAAPs

This past October, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) took action against Navy Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in the country. In doing so, the CFPB relied upon one of its favorite enforcement…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

South Carolina: Employee Benefits Bill a Reminder of What Local Jurisdictions Can Mandate

Fresh off the overwhelming rejection of union representation by Boeing employees in February, and with commentators largely crediting the state’s manufacturing boom to its right to work laws and lowest-in-the-nation 1.6% union…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

H-1B Cap Filing Season: How to Avoid Getting Stuck in a Gap in Employment Eligibility

This time of year, many recent college graduates who are authorized to work in the United States for a limited time as part of post-degree optional practical training are facing a deadline—and employers better take note, or they…more
 /  Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law
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