Lucas Asper is an attorney in the Ogletree Deakins’ Greenville, South Carolina office. He represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law, including:
- federal and state litigation involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, protective covenants, and breach of employment agreements
- preventive employment and labor law advice, including addressing matters under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
- employee relations
- drafting, reviewing, and advising on employment-related policies, procedures, agreements, handbooks, and manuals
- training on positive employee relations, union avoidance, and other aspects of labor and employment law
Lucas is a native of Omaha, Nebraska, and has lived in South Carolina since 1990. He graduated with honors from the University of South Carolina in 2004, where he majored in Sociology. In 2008, he graduated with honors from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he served as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the South Carolina Law Review and was a member of the Order of Wig and Robe. Upon graduating from law school, Lucas was one of three students awarded the Compleat Lawyer Award by the University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Association. Prior to law school, Lucas served as a project manager for a lumber supply company/building components manufacturer in Columbia, South Carolina, where Lucas managed numerous multi-family and single-family construction projects.