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Brianna L. Schill

Brianna L. Schill

Senior Associate / Spartanburg

Brianna Schill's legal practice is focused on providing tailored solutions to management clients facing employment law disputes.

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Brianna served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of South Carolina. In this role, she gained valuable trial and appellate experience by conducting case investigations, representing the State in evidentiary and motion hearings, drafting appellate petitions, returns, and briefs, and arguing before the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Earlier in her career, Brianna was in private practice at a civil defense firm where she handled litigation related to employment, civil rights, and other civil cases brought in state and federal courts. She has defended clients in employment and labor cases brought under the First Amendment, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the South Carolina Payment of Wages Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

While earning her J.D., Brianna served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Elizabeth T. Hey, Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Honorable Mark I. Bernstein, Judge of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. She also served as a law clerk for a labor and employment firm in Philadelphia.

Representative Experience
  • Assisted in obtaining summary judgment on all claims filed by a plaintiff in a federal labor dispute lawsuit brought against a governmental entity.
  • Assisted in obtaining a defense favorable settlement in a federal case brought against a governmental entity under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.