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Stephanie E. Lewis

Office Managing Principal
Greenville

P 864-672-8048
F 804-235-1381
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)
  • 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)
USA Chambers 2018 - Stephanie E. Lewis
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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June 13, 2018
Greenville Journal

Stephanie Lewis Authors "Five Steps to Prevent Workplace Harassment"

June 13, 2018

Stephanie Lewis authors "Five Steps to Prevent Workplace Harassment," published by Greenville Journal. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

May 3, 2018
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Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018

May 3, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) 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 2018 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

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

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June 4, 2018

South Carolina Enacts New Pregnancy Accommodation Requirements

June 4, 2018

The South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act amends the South Carolina Human Affairs Law to require employers with at least 15 employees to provide reasonable accommodations to employees for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical conditions (including lactation), unless the employer can demonstrate... Read More

April 10, 2018

Salary History is Not a Permitted ‘Factor Other Than Sex’ under Equal Pay Act, Ninth Circuit Holds

April 10, 2018

Prior salary alone or in combination with other factors cannot justify a wage differential between male and female employees under the Equal Pay Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has held in an en banc decision. Rizo v. Yovino, No. 16-15372 (Apr. 9, 2018). This decision overturns the 2017 decision of a three-judge... Read More

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

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