Exciting News!

As of April 1, 2023, Nexsen Pruet will merge with
Maynard Cooper & Gale. 

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We look forward to serving our clients from 23 offices and with 550 attorneys coast-to-coast.


Kamri Barber is an Associate in Nexsen Pruet's Columbia office, where she focuses her practice on employment and labor matters. With a wide range of experiences in employment issues and human resources, Kamri approaches each matter with a detailed eye and a commitment to excellent client service.

While at Nexsen Pruet as a Summer Associate, Kamri worked with multiple practice groups, conducted research, prepared legal memorandums, and worked closely with clients. She later furthered her experience as a Summer Associate for a southeastern law firm and lobby group. As a student at the University of South Carolina School of Law, Kamri worked as an Employment & Labor Law Research Assistant, researching sexual harassment and sexual discrimination claims as well as drafting legal memorandums. Kamri also has experience in human resources, working for both a global railway supplier and government agency, where she assisted with evaluations, conducted performance interviews and onboarding orientations, and created handbooks and manuals for policies and programs.

Kamri received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of South Carolina. While earning her law degree from The University of South Carolina School of Law, Kamri was involved in numerous organizations and served as the Black Law Students Association Director of Corporate Relations and Vice President of the Employment and Labor Law Society. She received a CALI Award in Employment Discrimination.

Community & Professional

  • Columbia SHRM, Board of Directors



  • Recipient of the Knox L. Haynsworth, Jr. Labor Law Scholarship
  • Recipient of the South Carolina Bar, Employment & Labor Law Section Benjamin M. Mabry Scholarship
  • Recipient of the Nexsen Pruet Diversity Scholarship


Speaking Engagements



  • South Carolina
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