Posted On November 22, 2021
Turner Padget is pleased to announce that Columbia-based Shareholder Reginald “Reggie” Belcher has been named among the Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers. The annual guide recognizes the nation's top talent in defending wage and hour, discrimination and a host of other claims. The complete list of this year’s Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers is available here.
Belcher counsels clients in state and federal courts and before government agencies in employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, as well as the enforcement of non-compete agreements, trade secrets and other restrictive covenants. He also helps employers avoid potential liability by conducting internal HR audits, training supervisors and managers on best HR practices, and developing the necessary employment policies and practices for compliance.
Belcher is among South Carolina's few elite attorneys who are certified as Specialists in Employment and Labor Law by the South Carolina Supreme Court, and he has leveraged his professional experience to serve in more than a dozen leadership positions at Turner Padget and within the local legal, business and civic communities over the past 25 years. As Workplace Law Client Service & Development Leader, Belcher manages more than 20 lawyers and paralegals. He also leads the firm's Statewide Professional Licensing Team, which defends professionals in disciplinary matters before boards regulated by the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
For eight years in a row, Belcher has also been named among Human Resource Executive’s 40 Up-and-Comers in Employment Law as part of the publication’s annual list of The Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys and was the only attorney selected from the South Carolina. He has been named a South Carolina Super Lawyer in Employment Law, has been ranked by Chambers USA in Employment Law, named to Best Lawyers in America in both Litigation and Labor and Employment, and named as a Midlands Elite Lawyer in Employment Law.