R. Allison "Al" Phinney

R. Allison "Al" Phinney


Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Recognized since 2008

Greenville, South Carolina

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Labor Law - Management
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R. Allison (“Al”) Phinney, is a shareholder in the Greenville, South Carolina office of Ogletree Deakins. He received his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1979 and an LL.M. degree in Labor Law from the George Washington University National Law Center in 1985. Before entering private practice, Mr. Phinney served as a law clerk to United States District Judge Clyde H. Hamilton. His past work experience also includes serving as a legislative counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee and Veterans Affairs Committee and the South Carolina Senate Transportation Committee.Mr. Phinney is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, and has also been recognized as a South Carolina Super Lawyer. Mr. Phinney has been certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a specialist in Labor and Employment Law.

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Location
  • The Ogletree Building
    300 North Main Street
    Greenville, SC 29601
Education
  • Presbyterian College, BA, graduated 1976
Bar Admissions
  • South Carolina, South Carolina Bar
Affiliations
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference - Permanent Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Labor Law - Management
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Employment Law - Management, Greenville (2017)
  • Labor Law - Management, Greenville (2014)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
Awards:
  • South Carolina Super Lawyer

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