Phillip A. Kilgore: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Phillip A. Kilgore


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Practice Areas

  • Employment Litigation
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Complex Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Class Actions
  • Labor and Employment
  • Mediation
Contact InfoTelephone: 864-271-1300
Fax: 864-235-4754
Mailing AddressThe Ogletree Building, 300 North Main Street, Suite 500, 29601, Greenville, SC
University College of William & Mary, A.B., 1980
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina, J.D., 1983
Admitted1983, South Carolina; 1992, District of Columbia; U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Sixth Circuits
Memberships Greenville County Bar Association (President, Young Lawyers Association, 1991); South Carolina Bar; The District of Columbia Bar; South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association (Member, Executive Committee, 1998-2003).
BornGreenville, South Carolina, December 4, 1957

Order of the Barristers (1982-1983). Member, National Moot Court Team (1982-1983). Judicial Clerk to The Honorable Frank P. McGowan, Jr., South Carolina Circuit Judge (1983-1984). Prosecutor, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, SC (1984-1986). Contributing Author, Labor and Employment Law for South Carolina Lawyers, (South Carolina Bar, 1999, 2004, 2007, 2011) Co-Author: "Trade Secrets in South Carolina: New Act Changes Outlook for Employers", South Carolina Lawyer (January/February 1998); "Mandatory Arbitration: A Cure-all for Employment Disputes?" South Carolina Lawyer (January February 2002); "Battle-Worthy Non-Competes", South Carolina Lawyer (May 2008); "Redefining 'Disabled': The ADA Amendments Act of 2008," South Carolina Lawyer (July 2009); "Protecting Business Information Against Misappropriation By Departed Employees," South Carolina Lawyer (January 2013). Commission of Public Works, Greenville, SC (Commissioner, 2003-; Chair, 2013-present); Blue Ridge Council, Boy Scouts of America Executive Committee (Member, 1990-, President 2013-14, Legal Counsel, VP Admin. 2008-10); Board of Zoning Appeals, Greenville, SC (Member, 1998-2003); Urban League of Greenville, SC (General Counsel, 1995-2000); Rotary Club of Greenville, SC (Member, 1985-; President, 2000-2001); Poinsett Club Board of Governors, Greenville, SC (Member, 1998-2000 and 2003-06); President, 2005-2006; Vice President, 2000-2001); Saint Andrew Society of Upper South Carolina (President, 2002-2003). KCBS, Certified Judge (2001-Present); Commission of Public Works, Greenville, South Carolina (2003-present); Chair (2014-present); Vice Chair (2007-2013); Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Vice Chair Public Policy (2013- present); Board of Governors (2010-2012). Certified Mediator and Certified Arbitrator, South Carolina Council for Conflict Resolution.

Reported CasesSchuermann v. American Ka-Ro Corp. et al., 295 S.C. 64 367 S.E.2d 159 (S.C. 1988)Richland-Lexington Airport Dist. v. Atlas Properties, Inc., 854 F. Supp. 400 (D.S.C. 1994).Davis v. MPW Indus. Servs., 535 Fed. Appx. 220 (4th Cir. 2013).

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Phillip A. Kilgore

300 North Main Street, Suite 500
GreenvilleSC 29601


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