Wade E. Ballard

Wade E. Ballard


FordHarrison

Recognized since 2006

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Labor Law - Management
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Wade Ballard counsels businesses on the entire range of workplace issues and provides advice and representation to employers on employment law, including wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination, retaliation discrimination, harassment, and other issues of concern to employers.

He represents management in labor and employment matters in the courts, in arbitration, and before government agencies, including the EEOC, the U.S. Department of Labor, the North and South Carolina Departments of Labor, the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission, and other agencies at the federal, state and local level. He has worked extensively with employers in many industries, including the healthcare, automotive, telecommunications, hospitality, and aerospace industries.

Wade is certified by the Supreme Court of South Carolina as a Specialist in the area of Employment and Labor Law. He is a former member and past chairman of the South Carolina Supreme Court's Employment and Labor Law Specialization Advisory Board. Wade is a past president of the Spartanburg Boys Home and a past President of Senior Centers of Spartanburg. He is a Past-Chairman and Board Member of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Upstate Workforce Board. He is also a graduate of Leadership Spartanburg.

https://www.fordharrison.com/WadeBallard

Location
  • 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 300
    Spartanburg, SC 29306
Education
  • Duke University, J.D., graduated 1982
  • Wofford College, B.A., graduated 1979

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Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia

56 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Labor Law - Management
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Employment Law - Management, Greenville (2018)
  • Labor Law - Management, Greenville (2013)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
Special Focus:
  • COVID-19
  • Employment
  • Labor
  • Management

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Recent South Carolina Supreme Court Decisions May Increase Legal Risks in Employee Terminations


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