Michael D. Carrouth: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Michael D. Carrouth

Columbia,  SC  U.S.A.
Phone(803) 255-0000

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act - ADEA
  • Defense Litigation
  • Employment-Related Litigation
  • Union Avoidance
  • Family and Medical Leave Act - FMLA
  • National Labor Relations Act - NLRA
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Unfair Labor Practices - ULP
University Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC, B.A., 1985
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, J.D., 1988
Admitted1988, South Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Professional Activities
Chairman, Labor Management Relations Committee, South Carolina Bar


Mike Carrouth is a partner in the Columbia office. He is certified as a Specialist in Labor Law by the South Carolina Supreme Court.

Mike has represented clients in successfully responding to union organizing efforts in 27 states.

This work includes successfully defending against multi-site and multi-state national organizing blitzes and card-check/neutrality campaigns. Mike also has represented clients in numerous litigation matters, including jury trials, involving FMLA, Title VII, breach of employment contract, and non-compete enforcement. He practices before state and federal courts, the National Labor Relations Board, and state and federal administrative agencies in the areas of union related matters, employment litigation, discrimination cases, non-compete agreements, and wrongful discharge cases.

Mike is a frequent speaker at seminars on labor and employment and litigation matters. He has written several articles, including The Impact of the Civil Rights Act of 1991 on Employment Litigation and What the General Practitioner Should Know About Employer Liabilities in Conducting Job Interviews.

Mike has been selected for inclusion inSouth Carolina Super Lawyerssince 2008. He has been listed inChambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyerssince 2005 and inThe Best Lawyers in Americasince 2007.

He was selected by his peers to be one ofGreater Columbia Business Monthly'sLegal Elite in 2011 and 2013.

Greater Columbia Business Monthly'sLegal Elite 2011, 2013.


South Carolina Union Activity: The Calm Before the Storm
September 1, 2008

Quotes and Soundbites

NLRB Judge Nixes Domino's Class Waiver Despite Opt-Out
March 31, 2014

Pro-Union NLRB Alarms Employers
August 3, 2011

Newsletter Articles

Drafting A Social-Media Policy That Protects Your Business
September 1, 2010

Union's Orchestrated Refusal To Work Overtime Found Unlawful
November 1, 2009


Understanding and Addressing Organizing Strategies in Obama's Second Term
May 6, 2013


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Office Information

Michael D. Carrouth

1320 Main Street
ColumbiaSC 29201


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