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 in South Carolina Super Lawyers since 2008. He has been listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2005 and in The Best Lawyers in America since 2007.
He was selected by his peers to be one of Greater Columbia Business Monthly's Legal Elite in 2011 and 2013.
Forty-Four Attorneys Ranked Among Top in Chambers USA 2015
May 19, 2015
Eight Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists
April 24, 2015
Greater Columbia Business Monthly's Legal Elite 2011, 2013.
The NLRB's New Election Rules Do Not Provide a Level Playing Field
April 1, 2015
South Carolina Union Activity: The Calm Before the Storm
September 1, 2008
Quotes and Soundbites
Vote Withdrawal at Boeing Could Mean Tougher Road Ahead for Machinists Union
April 17, 2015
Union Using Boeing Worker House Calls to Gauge Support, Might Withdraw Petition
April 14, 2015
NLRB Judge Nixes Domino's Class Waiver Despite Opt-Out
March 31, 2014
Pro-Union NLRB Alarms Employers
August 3, 2011
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