Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that veteran labor and employment lawyer Lisa R. Claxton has joined the firm as Special Counsel in the Greenville office.

Lisa has extensive experience investigating, researching, analyzing and advising businesses on complex employee relations issues. She represents businesses in employment litigation before federal, state and local regulatory agencies in matters involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, failure to accommodate and wrongful termination. She is also experienced in governmental law, having established Spartanburg County’s first in-house legal department.

“We are very pleased to welcome Lisa to our team,” said Chris Gantt-Sorenson, chair of the employment law practice group. “Lisa bring years of experience working with employers and in the government arena.”

Lisa will serve as a contributor to the SCEmployersBlog and present at our upcoming Employment Law events.

Lisa earned her LL.M. in Labor Law from Georgetown University Law Center and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law and Meredith College. She is the Vice Chair for the Government Law Section Council of the South Carolina Bar and serves as the Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network Chair.