- Labor and Employment
- Collective Bargaining
- Employment Discrimination
- Unfair Labor Practices - ULP
- Employment Litigation
- Fair Labor Standards Act - FLSA
- Occupational Safety and Health Act - OSHA
|University ||University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, B.A., cum laude, 1973|
|Law School||University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, J.D., cum laude, 1976|
|Admitted||1976, South Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina|
Past Chairman, Employment and Labor Law Section of South Carolina Bar
Member, Management Labor and Employment Roundtable
Jon Pearson is managing partner of the Columbia office. His practice emphasizes employment litigation of all types before state and federal courts, as well as traditional labor law.
He has handled lawsuits and administrative charges involving wrongful discharge, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA and FLSA, as well as many other types of employment-based claims.
Jon has also represented numerous employers before the National Labor Relations Board in union representation elections and unfair labor practice charges.
Jon has been particularly active in assisting employers in union contract negotiations and in dealing with strike-related issues, such as contingency planning and injunction proceedings. He regularly represents employers with occupational safety and health issues, including litigating contested citations before state and federal agencies.
He has also served as Chairman of the Employment and Labor Section of the South Carolina Bar.
Jon is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been included in theSouth Carolina Super Lawyerslist since 2008. He has been listed inChambersUSA,America's Leading Business Lawyerssince 2003 and inThe Best Lawyers in Americasince 2006.
AV Peer rated in Martindale Hubbell
South Carolina Super Lawyerssince 2008
Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyerssince 2003
Best Lawyers in America since 2006 (Certified Specialist, Employment and Labor Law, The Supreme Court of South Carolina)
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