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Reyburn W. Lominack III

Partner, Columbia
t: 803.255.0000
f: 803.255.0202


Reyburn Lominack is a partner in the firm's 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 labor and employment law issues arising under statutes such as Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

A significant percentage of Reyburn’s practice is devoted to representing employers in traditional labor matters, including union avoidance campaigns, unfair labor practice charges, grievance arbitrations, strikes/lockouts, and collective bargaining negotiations. He also represents employers in industries such as healthcare, sales, financial services, and insurance on both the plaintiff and defense side in employee defection matters, including lawsuits involving non-competition, non-solicitation, non-disclosure, and confidentiality agreements.

In addition, Reyburn is an accomplished appellate advocate. He has presented oral arguments in cases before the Fourth, Seventh, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, and he has drafted briefs in cases before the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.   

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 and 2016.


Reported Cases

  • AutoNation, Inc. v. NLRB, 801 F.3d 767 (7th Cir. 2015)
  • Pac Tell Group, Inc. v. NLRB, 817 F.3d 85 (4th Cir. 2015)
  • Intertape Polymer Corp. v. NLRB, 801 F.3d 224 (4th Cir. 2015)
  • Boyd v. Angelica Textile Services, Inc., 466 Fed. Appx. 288 (4th Cir. 2012)
  • Boyd v. Angelica Textile Services, Inc., 491 Fed. Appx. 425 (4th Cir. 2012)
  • Gilliam v. South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice, 474 F.3d 134 (4th Cir. 2007)
  • Belton v. Chester Lancaster Disabilities and Special Needs Bd., Inc., 234 Fed. Appx. 173 (4th Cir. 2007)
  • Causey v. Randall, 131 Fed. Appx. 403 (4th Cir. 2005)

Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

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

Community Activities

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 Cubmaster for a local Cub Scout pack.


Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • "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


  • 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

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