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Meg Sawyer

Fax +1.843.579.5600

Meg Sawyer is a litigation associate in the Charleston office and a member of the labor, employment, and workplace safety practice group. She regularly counsels employers on all aspects of the employment relationship, including trade secret and confidential information protection, covenants not to compete, employment agreements, leave and disability issues, and sensitive terminations and severance arrangements. Ms. Sawyer also advises employers on compliance with various state and federal employment laws, and represents clients in employment disputes in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Ms. Sawyer’s representation includes claims under employment statues such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the South Carolina Payment of Wages Act.

Ms. Sawyer also represents clients in complex commercial disputes, and has represented a variety of entities and individuals in both state and federal courts, including claims for fraud, unfair trade practices, breach of contract, civil conspiracy, and breach of fiduciary duties.

Professional Background

Ms. Sawyer was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a judicial intern to The Honorable Claude M. Hilton of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Ellevate, Global Professional Women’s Network
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • Charleston Women in International Trade (CWIT)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Independent Contractor Relationships,” Airline Human Resources Association Conference, October 2016