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Christy L. Rogers

Special Counsel

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Overview

Christy Rogers is a Special Counsel based in Nexsen Pruet's Columbia, South Carolina office where she focuses her practice on employment and labor law matters.

Before joining the firm, Christy served as Senior Corporate Counsel for Michelin North America, where she handled employment, benefits and data and privacy matters. She also had a private employment and labor practice with a national Am Law 200 firm for several years, as well as experience as a law clerk when working for the The Honorable Joseph F. Anderson, Jr.

Prior to receiving her law degree, Christy was a litigation paralegal for eight years, working on a variety of cases in both state and federal court. 

During her time at the University South Carolina School of Law, Christy was on the Mock Trial Bar, including as the Chief Justice and was also a member of the John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court. She was also a bronze recipient of the Compleat Lawyer Award and of the CALI Awards for Civil Litigation and Writing in Law Practice. 

Education

University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. 2014, cum laude

  • Compleat Lawyer Award, Bronze Recipient
  • John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court, Student Member
  • Mock Trial Bar, Chief Justice
  • Mock Trial Bar National Competition Finalist
  • Peer Mentor Program
  • CALI Awards, Civil Litigation Capstone; Writing in Law Practice 
  • Sherod H. Eadon Scholarship Recipient

South University, ABA 2003, summa cum laude

Clemson University, B.A. 2002, cum laude

Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court for the District of South Carolina
  • South Carolina
Civic & Professional Memberships
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court, Associate Member
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • South Carolina Bar Association, In-House Counsel Committee Member
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Committee Co-Chair, iCivics (2016-2018)
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association  
Recognitions

  • Clemson University Psychology Department Distinguished Alumni Early Career Award
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Star of the Quarter FY
Overview
  • Let's Be Blunt: What Happened to the Drug Free Workplace? - South Carolina/North Carolina Labor and Employment Conference - Isle of Palms, SC, October 2019
  • Medical Marijuana in the Workplace - South Carolina Association of Occupational Health Nurses - Lake Junaluska, NC, October 2019
  • Employment Agreements and Confidentiality Agreements - South Carolina Bar: Transactions/Corporate Law Essentials Series - Columbia, SC, June 2019
  • Attorney Panel on Employment - Related Issues - Greenville Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Annual Conference - Greenville, SC, May 2019
  • Employment Agreements and Confidentiality Agreements - South Carolina Bar: Transactions/Corporate Law Essentials Series - Columbia, SC, June 2018
  • From Me Too to Time's Up: Dealing with Sexual Harassment Claims - Association of Corporate Counsel - Greenville, SC, May 2018
  • Employment Agreements and Confidentiality Agreements - South Carolina Bar: Transactions/Corporate Law Essentials Series - Columbia, SC, June 2017
  • Protecting Trade Secrets and Confidential Information - Columbia Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Legal Workshop - Columbia, SC, May 2017
  • PDA in the Workplace: The Pregnancy Discrimination Act - Augusta Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) conference - Augusta, GA, March 2017
  • PDA in the Workplace: The Pregnancy Discrimination Act - South Carolina Bar convention - Greenville, SC, January 2017