Benjamin T. Hepner focuses his practice on issues of employment law, human resources, and employment benefits. He advises and defends employers in employment-related matters, including:
- Discrimination and retaliation under federal and state equal employment opportunity laws
- State common law wrongful discharge
- Noncompete and trade secret agreements and related litigation
- Contract disputes
- Employee benefits litigation under ERISA
Before joining Littler, Ben practiced general litigation in state and federal court and administrative tribunals representing parties across various industries. He also served as an in-house attorney for South Carolina’s largest health system. Following law school, Ben completed a judicial clerkship with the Hon. Edward W. Miller of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit.