Amy Jenkins

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Member of CLM Since: 2021

CLM Committees

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Webinar Development

CLM Contributions

  • Speaker - 2021 Litigation Management Institute
  • Speaker - 2022 Litigation Management Institute
  • Speaker - 2023 Litigation Management Institute
  • Speaker - 2024 Litigation Management Institute


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Practice Areas

  • Employment Liability/Litigation
  • Litigation Management


Amy Jenkins has practiced employment law since 1993 and chairs the firm’s employment law practice group. She is a South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Specialist in Labor & Employment Law, as well as a certified mediator. Amy handles all aspects of employment law, including litigation pending in federal and state courts and claims pending with state and federal agencies, including the EEOC, SHAC and DOL. Amy has extensive experience in drafting and evaluating policies, handbooks and contracts, and she regularly conducts training for clients, including anti-harassment training. She helps employers conduct internal compliance audits and routinely counsels clients in matters related to hiring, terminations, wage and hour issues, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, wrongful discharge, ERISA, non-compete agreements, trade secrets and other issues. Amy is also the co-author of the chapter “Fair Labor Standards Act” included in Labor and Employment Law for South Carolina Lawyers, a book published by the South Carolina Bar.

University of Virginia School of Law (JD)
University of New Hampshire Honors Program (BA, magna cum laude)

South Carolina Bar Association (Former Chair - Employment and Labor Law Section)
South Carolina Supreme Court Employment and Labor Law Specialization Advisory Board (Chair, 2021; Member, 2017-2023)
Charleston County Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina State Bar

The Best Lawyers in America© - Employment Law - Management, Employment Law - Individuals, Litigation - ERISA, Litigation - Labor and Employment (2007-2021)
South Carolina Super Lawyers - Employment & Labor (2008-2019, 2021)
Charleston Business Magazine's Legal Elite of the Lowcountry - Labor & Employment (2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021) *Top Attorney Vote
The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year - Employment Law - Individuals (2014, 2016 and 2019)
The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year - Employment Law - Management (2018)
1996 South Carolina
1993 North Carolina
Certified Specialist in Labor & Employment Law
Certified Mediator


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  • Bar Admissions: SC, NC
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