Robin is a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department and practices within the Labor and Employment group. With nearly 18 years of litigation experience, Robin regularly counsels businesses in all aspects of employment law and has served as lead counsel in cases in Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. 

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2001
  • Alabama, 2000
  • Tennessee, 2006
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Mississippi: Northern, Southern
    • Alabama: Southern
    • Tennessee: Western
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit
    • 6th Circuit
    • 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Tribal Court for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

Distinctions

  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
    • Labor and Employment, 2016-present
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2017, 2019
  • Recognized as one of the 2017 Leading Business Women in Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal

Education & Honors

  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2000
  • Belhaven University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1994
  • Clerkship, Honorable James D. Maxwell, Mississippi Court of Appeals, 2009

Experience

  • Robin has defended employers in cases arising under Title VII, state fair employment practices statutes, the Equal Pay Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. She represents management in labor and employment relations, and her experience includes handling contract negotiations and unfair labor practice proceedings. Robin routinely represents management’s interests before various state and federal administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board and Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
  • In addition to her active litigation practice, Robin regularly counsels employers on day-to-day personnel issues, including hiring, compensation, discipline, termination, covenants not to compete, protection of confidential information and trade secrets, and arbitration agreements.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Speaker, “50 Ways To Leave Your Workplace:  An Interactive Video Workshop Featuring Best and Worst Practices in Handling Employee Leave Issues,” Employment Briefing, Greenwood, Miss., October 12, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Managing ADA and FMLA leave and getting employees back to work (or on their way),” Employment Briefing, Ridgeland, Miss., September 14, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Employment Law Update,” University of Mississippi CLE by the Hour, Ridgeland, Miss., July 26, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Legal Issues Affecting Employees,” Private Company Training, Natchez, Miss., July 25, 2018.
  • Speaker, “The Only Thing Constant is Change – Current Trends in Sexual Harassment Litigation,” Mississippi Bar Summer School, San Destin, Fla., July 10, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Investigating Sexual Harassment Allegations – And Getting It Right,” National Employment Law Conference, Phoenix, Ariz., May 10, 2018.
  • Speaker, “When Employees Return from Leave, the Journey for HR Continues,” 23rd Annual Mississippi Human Resource Conference & Exposition, Biloxi, Miss., April 2, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Sexual Harassment Update,” Evelyn Gandy Lecture Series, February 23-24, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Employment Law Update,” Mississippi Corporate Counsel Association, Jackson, Miss., August 23, 2017.
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