Ms. Gantt-Sorenson defends employers in employment-related claims and litigation—particularly TITLE VII litigation—in venues from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. She also provides advice and counsel to human resource professionals and employers on issues that arise daily, particularly in the areas of FMLA, ADA, ACA, FLSA and general employment law matters. She also defends employee benefit plan administrators and fiduciaries in Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) cases brought pursuant to life and disability policies.Ms. Gantt-Sorenson presents regularly on employment law issues and provides management and employee training.
Ms. Gantt-Sorenson began her legal career in 1991 defending product liability defendants, representing Ford Motor Company and other manufacturers in products-liability and product-defect cases in courts across the state. She also oversaw a team of associates in defending a national retailer in personal injury litigation throughout South Carolina.
Prior to working in the Attorney General’s office, Ms. Gantt-Sorenson was an Associate at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough from 1991-1993.
Court Admissions — U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1993
U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 1991