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Cashida N. Okeke

Associate
Greenville

P 864-232-7000 F 864-235-1381

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Cashida N. Okeke

Biography

Cashida N. Okeke is an associate in the Greenville, South Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses exclusively on representing management in a broad range of employment law matters through both litigation as well as preventive advice and counseling. 

Cashida has litigated cases involving both federal and state employment laws, including claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour issues.  She has also helped clients defend against denial of benefits claims brought under ERISA and has represented employers in proceedings before various administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission.

Before joining Jackson Lewis, Cashida was an associate at a nationwide law firm, where she practiced in the areas of business litigation, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, and complex e-discovery. 

While attending law school, Cashida served as Associate Editor in Chief of the ABA Real Property Trust and Estate Law Journal

Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Ones to Watch: Litigation - Labor and Employment" (2021)
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division “Stars of the Quarter” Recipient (2016, 2018)
  • South Carolina Bar Leadership Academy, Class of 2019

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Representative, South Carolina Bar, Young Lawyers Division (2019-2021)
  • Appointed to serve on South Carolina Bar’s House of Delegates for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit (2020)
  • American Bar Association, Young Advocates Committee (fmr. Member)
  • South Carolina Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Color of Justice Committee (fmr. Co-Chair)

Published Works

“South Carolina Lawmakers Considering COVID-19 Lawsuit Immunity for Businesses Amid Reopening,” ACC FOCUS … On the South Carolina Chapter (September 2020) [co-author]