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L. Grant Close III

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  • (F) 864.477.2624
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Overview

Grant Close is a Member in Nexsen Pruet’s Greenville, South Carolina office, where he practices employment and labor law. Grant provides advice and counsel to help employers navigate employment and labor laws. Grant is experienced in defending employers before federal and state courts in wage and hour matters, non-compete agreements, leave laws, employee contracts and discrimination and harassment lawsuits. Grant has represented companies in class and collective actions claiming unpaid overtime. Grant advises employers on compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other workplace laws.

Grant also advises clients on Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance and audits by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division.

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Education

Charleston School of Law, J.D., 2007

Wofford College B.A., magna cum laude, 2004

Bar Admissions

South Carolina

Civic & Professional Memberships
  • South Carolina Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division, Circuit Representative
  • American Bar Association
  • Blue Key National Honor Society
Recognitions
  • "South Carolina Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers magazine, 2014-2019
  • Graduate of Leadership Spartanburg

Grant is an active leader in his community. He has served on the board of Mobile Meals of Spartanburg and currently serves on the board of Fifty Upstate, a non-profit serving and promoting the health of Spartanburg County’s over 50 population.

Grant has served his church in numerous capacities and is a youth sports coach.

He has also served as Circuit Representative to the South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and is a graduate of Leadership Spartanburg.