Reyburn W. Lominack III


Reyburn Lominack is a partner in the Columbia office. He is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a Specialist in Employment and Labor Law. He represents employers of all sizes in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as administrative tribunals. He also regularly advises clients on day-to-day employment issues arising under statutes such as Title VII, the FMLA, the ADA, the ADEA, the FLSA, and the NLRA.

Additionally, Reyburn assists employers with traditional labor matters, including union avoidance campaigns, unfair labor practice charges, grievance arbitrations, and collective bargaining negotiations. He also represents employers in industries such as sales, financial services, and insurance on both the plaintiff and defense side in employee defection matters, including lawsuits involving non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and state trade secret and unfair trade practice statutes.

Reyburn is a contributing editor for The Developing Labor Law and Employment at Will treatises, published by the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, as well as the South Carolina Employment Law Reference Guide, published by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

Reyburn was selected by his peers to be one of Greater Columbia Business Monthly's Legal Elites of the Midlands in 2015.

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
U.S. Supreme Court

Reported Cases

Gilliam v. South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice, 474 F.3d 134 (4th Cir. 2007)

Professional Activities

Member, Richland County Bar Association
Member, Employment and Labor Law Section of the South Carolina Bar


Fisher & Phillips LLP Elects Four New Partners
January 4, 2016

Five Attorneys Named to 2015 Legal Elite of the Midlands
October 27, 2015


The NLRB's New Election Rules Do Not Provide a Level Playing Field
April 1, 2015

Fifth Circuit Delivers Crippling Blow to Controversial NLRB Class Action Waiver Theory
December 12, 2013

Labor Stunner: Michigan Joins Ranks Of Right-To-Work States
Fisher & Phillips Legal Alert
December 12, 2012

Labor Law Reform: Dead or Alive?"
South Carolina Business Magazine
May/June 2011

Navigating the Brave New World of Genetic Information
Greater Pee Dee Business Journal
April 2010

Facebook Firing: The Labor Board Weighs In
Fisher & Phillips Legal Alert
December 2010

Quotes and Soundbites

Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Offer Insight On Northwestern Football Ruling
March 28, 2014

Newsletter Articles

Fifth Circuit Delivers Crippling Blow to Controversial NLRB Class Action Waiver Theory
February 3, 2014

Preventing Off-Duty Employee Access
November 1, 2012

Political Drama In New Hampshire
June 1, 2011


Preparation, Prevention, Policy – A Labor and Employment Law Guide: One Day, Many Solutions Columbia
May 4, 2016

"EEOC Enforcement Guidance On Criminal Background Checks"
Human Resources Spring 2014 HR Summit
Columbia, SC
April 2014

"The New Labor Board - Unionized and Non-Unionized Employers Beware,"
Columbia SHRM, Columbia, SC
April 2012

"Unemployment Insurance 101: Assessing and Responding to Claims for Unemployment Insurance Benefits" presented by Lorman, Columbia, SC
March 2012

"Ask-the-Attorney" panel discussion
21st Annual S.C. Human Resources Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC
May 2011

"Union Organizing Laws Are Changing - Should I Care?"
Columbia SHRM Legal Update, Columbia, SC
April 2011

"NLRA Update"
HR Institute, Columbia, SC
February 2011


Reyburn is heavily involved in his community. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of the Vista Night. He is also a member of the Leadership Columbia Class of 2010, a leadership development program sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Reyburn has also served on the Leadership Columbia Advisory Board. Additionally, Reyburn coaches youth soccer through the YMCA and is an Eagle Scout. He currently serves as the Assistant Cubmaster for a local Cub Scout pack.


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC
    J.D. 2004
  • Clemson University, Clemson, SC
    B.A. 2001, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina