Mr. Johnson regularly handles a variety of employment and labor law matters, including general counseling, preparation of policies and procedures, union campaigns, and employment litigation. Over the last several years, in addition to handling wrongful termination, pregnancy discrimination, disability discrimination, and race discrimination claims, his practice has become more focused on the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). Mr. Johnson regularly assists employers in drafting appropriate policies and procedures related to uniformed service leaves, assessing and avoiding risk in related HR practices, and defending employers in USERRA matters, including failure to hire, failure to reinstate, pay and benefits entitlement, and harassment claims.
Before turning his attention primarily to employment matters, Mr. Johnson’s gained substantial experience in general litigation and commercial litigation. In order to provide the most client service possible, he continues to assist the firm’s clients in these areas. Finally, Mr. Johnson’s general litigation background has allowed him to assist the firm’s construction clients in construction litigation matters.
- Gilbert v. Miller, 356 S.C. 25, 586 S.E.2d 861 (S.C. App. 2003)