Deborah Casey Brown

Partner

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Biography

Deborah Casey Brown is a partner in the firm’s Greenville, South Carolina, office. Her primary law practices are employment and workers’ compensation defense. As a certified employment specialist by the South Carolina Supreme Court, Debbie counsels various employers in a broad array of employment issues including:

  • Disciplinary Decisions
  • Title VII Claims
  • ADA Claims
  • FMLA Claims
  • FLSA and South Carolina Wage Payment Claims
  • Retaliatory Discharge Claims
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims

Debbie represents clients in many industries including law firms, financial institutions, home healthcare, assisted living facilities, manufacturing facilities, hotels, restaurants and golf courses.

She also conducts seminars in both employment law and workers’ compensation for other Bar members and clients. She previously served as the program chair for the Defense Research Institute’s Employment Law Seminar where she spoke and served as a moderator.

Education

Lander College

B.S. (1976)

University of South Carolina School of Law

J.D. (1986)

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina Bar
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Associations & Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • Employment Law Committee, Member
    • Former Program Chair
  • Greenville County Bar Association
  • Leadership Greenville, Class 38
  • South Carolina Bar, Employment and Labor Law Specialization Advisory Board, Former Member
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association (SCDTAA)
  • South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association (SCWCEA)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America (2012 – 2021)
    • Employment Law – Individuals
    • Employment Law – Management
    • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Greenville Business Magazine
    • Legal Elite: Labor & Employment Law (2015, 2020)
  • Robert Wagner Labor Law, Moot Court Competition, Team Member
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Workers’ Compensation
  • South Carolina Law Review, Student Works Editor
  • Victor A. Michalewitz Award for Excellent Achievement in Legal Writing

Community Involvement

  • United Way of Greenville County
    • Financial Stability Council, Past Chair

Capabilities

Support Staff

Madison Lane

Legal Assistant

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Kim Thigpen

Paralegal

864.271.5408

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