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Kristin Gray represents management in labor and employment matters in the courts, in arbitration, and before government agencies, including the EEOC, the U.S. Department of Labor, the South Carolina Department of Labor, the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission, and other agencies at the federal, state and local level.

She concentrates her practice on representing management in matters related to employment issues including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, and state law. Kristin also assists management with issues related to HIPAA compliance, employment policies, handbooks, the FMLA, contracts, separation agreements, wage and hour, and other workplace matters.

Kristin's main practice area is employment litigation in both state and federal courts, and she has experience with multi-plaintiff litigation.  She regularly provides training to clients and has recently presented on issues including HIPAA, social media concerns for employers, harassment, and various forms of discrimination.  Kristin represents employers large and small in a variety of industries ranging from retail corporations and health care providers to educational institutions.

Kristin is a graduate of Leadership Spartanburg and served on the Board of Regents.  She is a member of the German American Chamber of Commerce as well as the German American Club of the Carolinas, having served on its Executive Board for four years.  Kristin is currently serving on the Board of Directors for Girls on the Run Spartanburg and Habitat for Humanity Spartanburg. Kristin is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and volunteers as a running buddy for Girls on the Run Spartanburg.  She previously served as the Events Chair for the Spartanburg Young Professionals through the Chamber of Commerce. 

Kristin is also a regular contributor to the current FordHarrison Blog, EntertainHR, an informative look across the landscape of television, movies, sports and celebrity culture from an employment-law perspective. The website is available at Her blog contributions also include the retired FordHarrison blog, That's What She Said, which addresses labor and employment law issues raised by employees' conduct on the popular television series, The Office.

Ford & Harrison LLP
100 Dunbar Street, Suite 300
Spartanburg, SC 29306

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Labor & Employment Law


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Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law

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