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Shawn Daughtridge Wallace

Shawn Daughtridge Wallace practices in employment and labor law, concentrating in corporate counseling, prevention and compliance, administrative representation and state and federal litigation. She is certified as a specialist in Employment and Labor Law; she is also a certified mediator. 

Beyond the Practice

Shawn has served on various boards, including as

  • A Member of the Employment and Labor Law Specialization Advisory Board of the South Carolina Supreme Court
  • Vice President and Treasurer of the Charleston Executive Women's Board
  • A Board Member of The Sophia Institute

Awards and Recognitions

  • American Jurisprudence Awards in Property, Estate Planning, Business Corporations and Labor Law
  • Order of the Coif and Order of the Wig and Robe
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Who’s Who in American Women
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Admitted to practice

  • South Carolina, 1983
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, 1984

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1983
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, A.B., 1978

Memberships

  • Certified by South Carolina Supreme Court as Specialist in Employment and Labor Law since 1992
  • American Bar Association, Chair, General Practice Section Labor and Employment Law Committee
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Association
  • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • Order of the Coif
  • Charleston Executive Women's Board, 2007- Present
  • Carolina Children's Charity, 1999-2005
  • Lowcountry Children's Center, 1989-1991, Founding Member, Board of Directors
  • College of Charleston Center for Entrepreneurship, 1995-1997, Advisory Board
  • The Sophia Institute Board, 2011-2014

Articles / case studies

  • Employment And Labor Law, South Carolina Looking Back At 2008 - Looking Forward To 2009
  • Firms Should Review Their Employment Practices, Lawyer Warns
  • Labor and Employment Law for South Carolina Lawyers, Contributing Author, 2004-Present
  • The Injured or Disabled Worker: New Rights, New Duties, published in South Carolina Lawyer, July/August 1994.

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