Overview

Ashley Parr focuses her practice on employment and labor law by representing employers in litigation, as well as providing daily proactive advice and counseling on employee and business-related matters. She also supports clients with a wide range of business disputes and legal compliance issues, as well as complex litigation matters in health care, education, and manufacturing, among other arenas. Ashley is dedicated to understanding her clients' needs and has established a great rapport of trust, accountability, and attention to detail.

Ashley provides strategic guidance and represents clients in litigation on a wide range of issues including:

  • Claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Development and implementation of employment policies and employee handbooks
  • Drafting and enforcement of restrictive covenants, such as covenants not to compete, non-solicitation agreements, and confidentiality obligations
  • Employment and executive agreements
  • Counseling regarding termination, discipline, and disability-related accommodations
  • Claims such as breach of contract, unlawful disclosure of trade secrets, wrongful termination, and workers’ compensation retaliation
  • Internal investigation and compliance issues

Before joining Nexsen Pruet, Ashley clerked for the Honorable Jean Toal, Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court in Columbia, South Carolina. She also interned for the Honorable Joseph Anderson, United States District Court Judge in Columbia.

Community & Professional

  • South Carolina Bar
  • Greenville County Bar Association
  • Anderson Area Society for Human Resource Management (AASHRM)
  • Graduate of Leadership Greenville Class 45 
  • Pro Bono First Responders Will Clinic Volunteer
  • Greenville Chamber of Commerce:  Opportunity Greenville (2016)
  • John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court, Student Member (2012-2013)
  • Cinderella Project, Volunteer and Committee Member

Recognitions

Included in the South Carolina Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list in the area of Employment & Labor Law, 2018 - 2022

Six-time winner of the CALI Awards - University of South Carolina Law School

Media

News

Speaking Engagements

  • "Private Eyes: Surveillance and Privacy in the Workplace," Nexsen Pruet's Employment Law Briefing - Greenville, May 16, 2019

Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • United States District Court of South Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
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