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Stephanie E. Lewis

Office Managing Principal
Greenville

P 864-672-8048
F 864-235-1381
Stephanie.Lewis@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

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, 2018)
  • 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)
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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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August 15, 2019
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The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

May 24, 2019
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Stephanie Lewis Discusses How Companies are Tackling the Gender Wage Gap

May 24, 2019

Stephanie Lewis discusses how companies are addressing the gender wage gap as issues surrounding gender and sexual discrimination have become increasingly prominent in recent years in "Tackling gender wage disparity," published by Financier Worldwide.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 25, 2019
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2019 Edition

April 25, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 25, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.... Read More

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May 2, 2019

EEOC Announces Plans to Collect 2017 and 2018 Pay Data by September 30, 2019

May 2, 2019

On May 1, the EEOC announced plans to collect pay data for both calendar year 2017 and calendar year 2018 by September 30, 2019. A copy of the announcement scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on May 3 is available here. Given this development, a government appeal seems unlikely, but we will continue to monitor and will... Read More

April 4, 2019

EEOC Provides Update on EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Plans

April 4, 2019

September 30, 2019, is the earliest the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) could collect pay data from employers in the EEO-1 report, the agency advised the federal district court in the District of Columbia on April 3, 2019. National Women’s Law Center et al. v. Office of Management and Budget et al., No. 17-2458. The... Read More

March 29, 2019

Rethinking Pay Equity: Being Transparent — Should Employers Publish Information About Pay?

March 29, 2019

This is the final article in our four-part series titled “Rethinking Pay Equity,” designed to provide practical guidance to help employers understand and address the many new rules, regulations, and best practices around pay equity in preparation for Equal Pay Day 2019. This article focuses on the increasing pressures on employers to... Read More

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From #MeToo to “Time’s Up”: Pay Equity in the Media and Entertainment Industry

May 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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Pros and Cons of Publishing Pay Information: To Say or Not to Say

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Equal Pay Day is April 2, 2019. Are You Ready?
March 12, 2019

The Jackson Lewis Pay Equity Resource Group is pleased to announce a special series to help employers prepare for Equal Pay Day. Read More

Federal Judge Reinstates EEOC Pay Data Collection, Effective Immediately
March 5, 2019

A U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia vacated the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) stay of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) revised EEO-1 form and the September 15, 2017, Federal Register Notice implementing the stay (Staying the Effectiveness of the EEO-1 Pay Data Collection, 82 Fed. Reg. 43362). Read More

Philadelphia’s Salary History Inquiry Ban Violates the First Amendment, Federal Court Rules
May 3, 2018

Philadelphia’s ban on salary history inquiries violates the First Amendment, a federal district court in Philadelphia has ruled in a 54-page opinion. The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia v. City of Philadelphia et al., No. 17-1548 (Apr. 30, 2018). Read More