- Labor and Employment
- Breach of Employment Contracts
- Discrimination Claims
- Employment Practices Liability Insurance - EPLI
- Fair Housing Discrimination
- Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
|University ||University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, B.A., cum laude, 2004|
|Law School||University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, J.D., 2007|
|Admitted||2007, South Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina; South Carolina Supreme Court; South Carolina Court of Appeals|
American Bar Association - Member
American Bar Association - Gender Equity Task Force - Member
American Bar Association - Commission on Women in the Profession: Resolution and Legislative Affairs Committee - Member
ABA Young Lawyers Division - Membership Board - Vice Director
ABA Young Lawyers Division - former District 10 Representative (South Carolina and U.S. Virgin Islands)
ABA Young Lawyers Division - Finance Board - former Member
Richland County Bar Association - Member
South Carolina Bar Association - Member
South Carolina Bar Association - Judicial Qualifications Committee - Member
South Carolina Bar Association - Conventions Committee - Member
South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division - Member
South Carolina Bar YLD - Executive Committee - Member
South Carolina Bar YLD - Professional Development Committee - Co-ChairSouth Carolina Bar YLD - Courthouse Keys Committee - former Chair
South Carolina Bar YLD - Long Range Planning Committee - former Member
South Carolina Bar YLD Host Committee - ABA YLD Meeting - Charleston, South Carolina
South Carolina Bar Association - Employment & Labor Law Section - Secretary
Edward Rawl is an associate in the Columbia office.
His practice includes litigating employment related disputes involving wrongful discharge, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, OSHA, the Surface Transportation Assistance Act, as well as other types of employment based claims.
In addition, Edward represents developers and property managers of conventional and government-financed and assisted multifamily housing projects in the defense of fair housing and public accommodation claims.
He counsels employers, property management companies, and owners on all aspects of employment and fair housing laws and the development of preventive policies and procedures to avoid employment and fair housing claims.
Edward handles litigation in both federal and state courts and claims pending with state and federal agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the U.S. Department of Labor. He has appeared before state and federal tribunals in South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Indiana, and Ohio. He has also appeared before the appellate courts in South Carolina.
Edward is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, was selected as one of the Midlands' Legal Elite byGreater Columbia Business Journal Monthly Magazinein 2011 and 2013, and was selected for inclusion inSouth Carolina Super Lawyers - Rising Starsin 2012, 2013 and 2014.Edward was the recipient of the 2011-2012 South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division President's Medal, which recognizes young lawyers who have gone above and beyond in their dedication and service to the Young Lawyers Division.
He was recently appointed by ABA President Laurel Bellows to serve on the twenty member ABA Gender Equity Task Force, which addresses the continuing gender equity issues that exist in the legal profession and in society at large.
Edward also serves the Vice Director of the ABA Young Lawyers Division's Membership Board, which oversees the YLD's ABA membership recruitment and retention efforts, and as Co-Chair of the SC Bar's Professional Development Committee.
He previously served as the ABA Young Lawyers Division District 10 Representative for South Carolina and U.S. Virgin Islands, also serving on its five member Finance Board.
Ed was selected as Star of the Quarter for 2014 by the South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.
South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Rising Stars
Greater Columbia Business Monthly, Midlands Legal Elite - Labor and Employment Law
South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, President's Medal (2012)
EEOC Will Use Criminal Record Guidance on Title VII Claims
April 25, 2014
Negotiations to Dismissal - The Art of Settlement - S.C. Bar CLE - Columbia, SC May 16, 2014
Family & Medical Leave Act Overview - University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business
Columbia, SC - November 4, 2013
Employment Law Red Flags -
Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association (SAHMA) - Charlotte, NC - August 13, 2013
What's Next in Preparing for Healthcare Reform? -
Palmetto Paralegals Association - Columbia, SC - July 18, 2013
The Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act Decision: Key Perspectives for Health Care, Employment, Insurance and Medicaid - S.C. Bar CLE - Columbia, SC - August 6, 2012
Employment Law Update - S.C. Department of Transportation, Disadvantaged Business Entity Seminar - Columbia, SC - September 6, 2012
What's Next in Preparing for Healthcare Reform? -The National Association for the Sewn Products Industry (SEAMS) - Myrtle Beach, SC - October 12, 2012
Family & Medical Leave Act Overview - University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business - Columbia, SC - November 12, 2012
What's Next in Preparing for Healthcare Reform? - South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association - Greenville, SC - November 13, 2012
Urban Land Institute- Midlands Reality Check Business Development Event 2013 - Participant
Special Olympics South Carolina - Volunteer
City Center Partnership Long Range Planning Committee - Member
American Red Cross, Heroes Committee - Past Member
Leadership Columbia - Class of 2010
|Reported Cases||Reported Cases; Knight v. Domtar Paper Co., LLC, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 54665 (D.S.C. 2013); Lee v. Eibot,Byrd v. Pilgrim's Pride Corp., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14545 (N.D. Ala). 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92532 (D.S.C. July 2, 2013); Knight v. Domtar Paper Co., LLC, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 54665 (D.S.C. Apr. 17, 2013); Knight v. Domtar Paper Co., LLC, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51400 (D.S.C. Apr. 10, 2013); Amason v. PK Mgmt., LLC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30883 (2011); Amason v. PK Mgmt., LLC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30882 (2011); Anderson v. Fed. Express Corp., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 134580 (2010); Anderson v. Fed. Express Corp., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94195 (2010); Anderson v. Fed. Express Corp., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94234 (2010); Bishop v. City of Union, 2010 S.C. App. Unpub. LEXIS 279 (2010); Bryant v. City of Cayce, 421 Fed. Appx. 313; 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 7247 (2011); Dinkins v. Lowe's Home Ctrs., Inc., 722 S.E.2d 808, 2012 S.C. App. LEXIS 2 (2012); Faltas v. Steele Enterprises, 2012 S.C. App. Unpub. LEXIS 469 (2012); Hammond v. AlliedBarton Sec. Servs., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 132744 (2011); Haney v. Ray's Vacuum, 2011 S.C. App. Unpub. LEXIS 126 (2011); MIA Funding, LLC v. Sizer, 2010 S.C. App. Unpub. LEXIS 504 (2010); Padgett v. City of Greenwood, 2009 S.C. App. Unpub. LEXIS 606 (2009); Pastene v. Sprouse, 393 Fed. Appx. 119; 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 18395 (2010); Sellers v. S.C. Autism Society, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39134 (2012); Sellers v. S.C. Autism Society, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39128 (2012); Todd v. Fed. Express Corp., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43491 (2012); Todd v. Fed. Express Corp., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31941 (2012); Todd v. Fed. Express Corp., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29615 (2010); Todd v. Fed. Express Corp., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29608 (2010); Watts v. C.M. Tucker Lumber Cos., 2011 S.C. App. Unpub. LEXIS 443 (2011); Wells Fargo v. Barker, 2012 S.C. App. Unpub. LEXIS 691 (2012); Whittington v. Variety Wholesalers, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 58230 (2012)|
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