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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, Past President and Board Member
  • Rotary Club of Greenville, Immediate Past President
  • South Carolina Bar, Labor & Employment Section, Immediate Past Chair and Council Member


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)
  • Greenville County Bar Pro Bono Foundation Board, Chair

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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September 25, 2017
Workforce Magazine

Ryan Lessman and Stephanie Lewis Author "How Driverless Cars, Drones and More are Changing Your Workplace"

September 25, 2017

Ryan Lessman and Stephanie Lewis author "How Driverless Cars, Drones and More are Changing Your Workplace," published by Workforce Magazine. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 15, 2017
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Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

June 2, 2017
Law 360

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

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August 30, 2017

EEOC Pay Reporting Obligations Suspended

August 30, 2017

In a much-anticipated move, the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) has directed the Acting Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to suspend implementation of the EEOC’s revised EEO-1 report, which included detailed pay reporting obligations. Prior to this directive issued... Read More

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

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