Jeremy R. Summerlin

Jeremy R. Summerlin

Horton Law Firm, P.A.
  • Employment Law, Personal Injury, Business Law ...
  • South Carolina
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Biography

I represent employees and businesses in multiple areas of employment law, such as discrimination (age, disability, sex, religion, or race), wrongful termination, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), non-compete agreements, and wage theft, which includes unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, and minimum wage violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. I can be reached personally via email at jsummerlin@hortonlawfirm.net and via telephone at 864.233.4351. Please visit our website at www.hortonlawfirm.net and our blog at www.hortonlawfirm.net/blog for more details about our services.

Education
University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. (2013) | Law
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Bob Jones University
B.A. (2009) | History, English
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Professional Experience
Employment Attorney
Horton Law Firm, P.A.
- Current
Associate Attorney
Law Office of W. Andrew Arnold, P.C.
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Law Clerk
Department of Justice, Office of Legal Education, National Advocacy Center
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Law Clerk
Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.
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Law Clerk
Palmetto Family
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Intern
13th Circuit Solicitor's Office
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Professional Associations
South Carolina State Guard
1LT, JAG Corps
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North Greenville Medical Campus Community Advisory Council
Member
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Greenville County Bar Association
Member
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South Carolina Bar  # 101383
Member
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Greenville PULSE
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
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4th Circuit
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. I am a hourly employee and having to work 55-60 hours a week and haven’t had a day off in 30 days is this legal
A: Yes, you can be required to work as many hours as they ask of you, but they must pay you an overtime premium of time and a half for all hours over 40 per week, unless an exception applies.
Q. I quit job over harassment/illegal treatment is there a way to ask owner for severance w/o it being blackmail/extortion?
A: You should speak with an employment lawyer in your area. He or she can review your situation and provide some guidance on the strength of any legal claims you might have, which will aid you (or the lawyer) in making a demand for severance.
Q. What is statue of limitations on breach of an employment contract by the employer?
A: The statute of limitations for breach of contract claims, including employment contracts, is three years in SC.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Our Firm
Contact & Map
Horton Law Firm, P.A.
307 Pettigru Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Telephone: (864) 233-4351
Fax: (864) 233-7142