Robin is a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department and practices within the Labor and Employment group. With approximately 20 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 – Mississippi, 2016-2020
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2017-2021
  • Benchmark Litigation
    • Labor & Employment Star, 2021
  • 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, “Best Practices for Managing Employees,” Private Company Training, Ridgeland, MS, December 2, 2020.
  • Speaker, “Responding to the COVID-19 Threat in the Workplace,” Mississippi Paralegal Association, Webinar, September 15, 2020.
  • Speaker, “Employment Law Basics,” National Business Institute Webinar, July 8, 2020.
  • Presenter, “Responding to the COVID-19 Threat in the Workplace,” BLR Webinar, June 18, 2020.
  • Speaker, “Responding to the Covid-19 Threat in the Workplace,” Jackson Association of Health Underwriters, Webinar, June 12, 2020.
  • ​Speaker, “Criminal Background Checks,” Pine Belt Human Resources Association, Hattiesburg, MS, October 15, 2019.
  • Speaker, “Harassment Prevention,” Private Company Training, Columbus, MS, October 5, 2019.
  • Co-Author, “Background Check Best Practices After 5th Circ. EEOC Ruling,” Law360, September 9, 2019.
  • Speaker, “Best Practices for Employers in the #MeToo Era,” Pine Belt Human Resources Association, Hattiesburg, MS, April 25, 2019.
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