Ms. Wilson represents businesses in all aspects of employment litigation before both state and federal courts in South Carolina. She has obtained summary judgment verdicts on behalf of her clients in numerous matters and has successfully tried multiple cases to verdict as both associate and lead counsel. Ms. Wilson is particularly mindful of the business implications presented when a company’s reputation and personnel practices are attacked and the practical problems associated with protracted litigation. She works with businesses to ensure open communication exists regarding both a client’s expectations and the risks and benefits associated with pending litigation. As the spouse of a business owner, she understands the practical problems associated with operating a business in a manner that comports with the evolving nature of the laws governing the employment relationship, cultivating a positive working environment in which employees want to work, and respecting the needs of management to make the personnel decisions necessary to retain the ongoing viability of the business.
Ms. Wilson is a graduate of Leadership Greenville, Class 31, the Furman University Women’s Leadership Forum, and a current board member of the Summit Drive Elementary School PTA. She was recognized in Greenville Business Magazine’s Best and Brightest Under 35 in 2011 and was named as a Rising Star, Employment and Labor Law, in the 2012 and 2013 editions of South Carolina Super Lawyers. She was also recognized by Greenville Business Magazine as a 2012 member of the Legal Elite, Employment Law. Ms. Wilson has authored Employee Handbooks: Are They Worth the Risk? published in the South Carolina Lawyer (2003); and Employer Immunity for Employer References – Maybe, Maybe Not published in the 50th edition of the South Carolina Law Review (1998).
Ms. Wilson is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and the Greenville Bar Association, and is admitted to practice before all state courts in South Carolina, the United States District Court of South Carolina, and the Fourth Circuit.
Ms. Wilson earned her B.A. summa cum laude from Clemson University and J.D. cum laude from the University of South Carolina, where she served as the Associate Articles Editor for the South Carolina Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif.