Ms. Nikole Mergo is a member licensed and representing clients in both South Carolina and North Carolina, practicing in complex commercial litigation with a concentration on employment litigation defense and advice and counseling, unfair business practices, and healthcare employment work. She also has experience in the coordination of the defense of nationwide litigation filed in South Carolina, class action practice, and pharmaceutical pricing defense. Ms. Mergo also provides daily employment law advice and counseling, as well as litigation defense, to corporate clients, including health care entities and providers and manufacturers, as well as locally owned businesses. She assists those clients on matters involving all aspects of employment law, including representation before the District Courts of South and North Carolina, the EEOC and SHAC, and the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. Ms. Mergo received her B.A. in English with distinction from the University of Virginia in 1996. In 1999, she received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a Semi-Finalist in the Lile Moot Court Competition and Senior Editorial Board Member of the Virginia Journal of International Law.