Stephen C. Mitchell: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Stephen C. Mitchell

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

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Collective Bargaining and Arbitration
  • Employment Counseling
  • Strike Avoidance
  • Union Campaigns
  • Union Elections
  • Union Management Relations
University University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, B.A., 1987
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, J.D., 1991
Admitted1991, South Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Professional Activities
Contributing Editor, The Developing Labor Law, 5th ed. and Supplements since 2006
Chapter Author, ABA/BNA Treatise Employment At Will: A State by State Survey - 2012
Past member, Executive Committee for the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys


Stephen Mitchell is a partner in the Columbia office. His practice emphasizes employment litigation as well as traditional labor law.

He has handled administrative charges and lawsuits in state and federal courts involving wrongful discharge, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, ERISA, FMLA, FLSA, employment testing, as well as other types of employment based claims.

Steve has also assisted employers in handling class action litigation.

In the traditional labor law arena, Steve has represented employers throughout the United States in a broad variety of union related matters.

Steve is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a Specialist in Employment and Labor Law. He is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and he has been recognized inThe Best Lawyers in Americasince 2010. Steve has been listed inChambers USAsince 2007 and included inSouth Carolina Super Lawyerssince 2009.

South Carolina Super Lawyerssince 2009
Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyerssince 2007
The Best Lawyers in Americasince 2010

Benefits Outweigh Risks In Criminal Background Checks May 7, 2012

Change Employers Can Expect December 29, 2008

Quotes and Soundbites
The Election's Impact on the National Labor Relations Board and Unions May 7, 2013

The Election's Impact on the National Labor Relations Board and Unions - InsideCounsel SuperConference - Chicago, IL - May 7, 2013

Reported CasesRepresentative Work; Firm Provides Successful Defense in Multi-State Non-Compete Matter

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#270 in weekly profile views out of 3,513 lawyers in Columbia, South Carolina
#129,265 in weekly profile views out of 1,568,853 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Stephen C. Mitchell

1320 Main Street
ColumbiaSC 29201


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