Blair Cato Pickren Casterline Attorney Has Been Selected to 2017 SC Super Lawyer List for 10th Consecutive Year

Columbia, SC –May 2, 2017– The law firm of Blair Cato Pickren Casterline is pleased to announce that Kristine Cato has been selected to the 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers list in the practice area of Employment & Labor. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

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About Kristine Cato
As a Certified Labor and Employment Specialist, Cato provides day-to-day assistance to employers dealing with employment-related issues such as contracts, wage/hour issues, affirmative action, union avoidance and campaigns, employment contracts and non-competes, employment discrimination, unemployment compensation, and the FMLA. She conducts supervisory training on all of these topics. She has defended employers before state and federal agencies such as the U.S. Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Justice, Homeland Security, South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, South Carolina Human Affairs Commission, OSHA, and the Department of Employment and Work Force. In addition to assisting and defending private uninsured employers, Cato represents insurance carriers in defense of their insureds on employment litigation.

About Blair Cato Pickren Casterline
The attorneys of Blair Cato have extensive experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions, business law, and employment law defense. For years, Blair Cato attorneys have worked with local and national buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate including residential resales, refinance, REO, relocation, HELOC, and many other real estate transactions. The firm’s attorneys also work with local and national business professionals to handle a host of business transactions including mergers and acquisitions, landlord and tenant matters, lending transactions, and the formation and restructuring of business entities. Blair Cato can help your business when it is faced with hiring and termination decisions, composing personnel policies and noncompetition agreements, and identifying areas of potential liability with employment practices or discrimination lawsuits. For more information visit