R. Timothy Whisler is a member of the Littler CaseSmart® team and is based in South Carolina. As lead LCS Counsel, he partners with local Littler litigation teams in formulating and executing a discovery strategy for single plaintiff employment litigation cases. He drafts discovery requests and responses, evaluates the opposing party’s requests and responses, reviews documents, oversees document productions and assists with deposition preparation.

Tim has represented employers in many areas of litigation in state and federal courts, including:

  • Sexual harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful termination
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets

Tim has experience defending claims filed under:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Tim has counseled clients with workplace investigations, discharge and discipline, accommodation requirements, and employment agreements.

Prior to joining Littler, Tim worked for another law firm. During law school, he served as the articles editor for the Charleston Law Review.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member, Board of Directors

Sea Island Comprehensive Health Care Corporation


Charleston County Bar Association


South Carolina Bar


Dean's List

Charleston School of Law

Fall 2007, Spring 2008

News, Analysis & Press

Lawyers Want Flexible Work Too

Working Mother

October 17, 2016

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Social Media Issues: An Overview of the Fourth Circuit’s decision in Bland v. Roberts

Labor and Employment Law Newsletter

South Carolina Bar

Winter 2014

Speaking Engagements

Drafting Must-Have Policies for Today's Handbooks

Employment Law: 2014 Comprehensive Guide - National Business Institute (NBI), Charleston, SC

December 10, 2014

Putting in Place Document Retention Programs

Employment Law: 2014 Comprehensive Guide - National Business Institute (NBI), Charleston, SC

December 10, 2014


  • J.D., Charleston School of Law, 2008
  • B.A., College of Charleston, 2005

Bar Admission

South Carolina


  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina