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Stephanie E. Lewis

Office Managing Principal

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Stephanie E. Lewis is the Office Managing Principal of the Greenville, South Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is the Co-Chair of the Pay Equity Resource Group. Ms. Lewis represents employers in employment litigation and advises clients on preventive practices and policies to avoid litigation.

Ms. Lewis has handled all aspects of employment law but focuses on sexual harassment, pay discrimination, and disability discrimination issues in the automotive, manufacturing, retail, and pharmaceutical industries. She regularly presents on employment-related topics to Bar and industry groups.

Ms. Lewis served as a law clerk for Karen Johnson Williams of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and Patrick Michael Duffy of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.

While attending law school, she served as Articles Editor of the North Carolina Law Review and received the James E. and Carolyn B. Davis Award for Character and Service.

Honors and Recognitions

  • South Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s 2015 Leadership in Law Honoree
  • Greenville Business Magazine, "Legal Elite" (2013-2015)
  • Rotary Club of Greenville, Rotarian of the Year (2015)
  • Jefferson Award for Public Service, Nominee (2007)
  • South Carolina Bar, Pro Bono Attorney of the Year (2006)
Best Lawyers Award Badge

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Federal Bar Association, South Carolina Chapter, President
  • Rotary Club of Greenville, President
  • South Carolina Bar, Labor & Employment Section, Chair


Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Crisis Ministries, Board Member (2005-2007)
  • Crisis Ministries Legal Clinic, Co-Founder
  • Leadership Greenville Graduate, Class 36
  • Rotary Club of Greenville, President-Nominee
  • United Ministries, Board Member (2007)
  • Women’s Leadership Institute Graduate (2015)

Published Works

  • EEOC Enforcement Procedures: South Carolina Employment Law Handbook (4th ed. 2011)
  • "Inside the Judge's Chambers: A Profile of Judge P. Michael Duffy District Court Judge for the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina," The South Carolina Defense Line (Spring 2005) [Author]
  • "Campbell v. Louisiana: Rethinking Access and Remedy for Claims of Discrimination in Jury Selection," 77 N.C.L. Rev. 1557 (1999) [Author]
  • "O'Brien v. O'Brien: The Changing Nature of Property Distribution in North Carolina," 77 N.C.L.Rev. 2280 (January 1999) [Author]

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June 2, 2017
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Stephanie Lewis Comments on 'Ban the Box' Mistakes Employers Should be Aware of

June 2, 2017

Stephanie Lewis comments on the challenges 'Ban the Box' has for national employers in "3 'Ban the Box' Mishaps Employers Should Steer Clear Of," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

May 26, 2017
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2017 Edition

May 26, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 26, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 68 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S. The firm... Read More

November 16, 2016

Stephanie Lewis Comments on Donald Trump's Paid Maternity Leave Proposal

November 16, 2016

Stephanie Lewis comments on Trump's paid maternity leave proposal and opposition from GOP congressional leadership in "Trump’s Maternity Leave Proposal May Not Be Popular on Capitol Hill," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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May 11, 2017

How Driverless Cars, Drones and More are Changing Your Workplace

May 11, 2017

Nobody knows for sure when the driverless car revolution will hit, but most are certain it will. Estimates of when the application of self-driving vehicles will occur range from a few years to several decades. However, many companies are scheduled to launch driverless vehicles in the 2019 to 2021 timeframe. The U.S. Secretary of... Read More

September 29, 2016

EEOC Publishes Final Pay Data Changes to EEO-1 Report

September 29, 2016

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued revisions requiring employers with at least 100 employees to submit annual EEO-1 reports that include W-2 pay and hours worked data for their entire workforces, nationwide. Armed with the data, and intent upon identifying pay disparities causing the “wage gap” for... Read More

August 2, 2016

Massachusetts Governor Signs Tough Pay Equity Bill

August 2, 2016

Massachusetts has become the latest state to strengthen its pay equity laws. Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill amending the state’s Equal Pay Act on August 1, 2016. The new law, which becomes effective on July 1, 2018, imposes more rigorous equal pay obligations on employers and provides for automatic triple damages and... Read More

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