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  • B.A., University of South Carolina, 2001, cum laude & with honors from South Carolina Honors College
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2004
  • South Carolina, 2004
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2004
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Charleston, SC 29401

Brandon Gaskins

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Brandon Gaskins is a member in Moore & Van Allen’s Litigation and Employment & Labor teams. Gaskins is an accomplished commercial litigator, with experience litigating a host of matters involving complex business and contract disputes; land use and zoning approvals; non-competition, confidentiality and other restrictive covenants; hospital certificate of need; and trusts and fiduciary responsibilities.  

In addition, Gaskins maintains a wide-ranging employment law practice, which includes providing advice and litigating matters involving Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). As part of this practice, Gaskins regularly counsels employers, executives, and physicians regarding employment contracts, employee termination, wage & hour compliance, restrictive covenants, privacy and data security, and other employment-related matters.

Prior to joining Moore & Van Allen, Gaskins served as Deputy Chief Counsel to South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, providing legal counsel and serving as liaison to the Budget and Control Board and the State Ports Authority. He served as a key member of the team representing the Governor’s Office during the high-profile ethics investigation and impeachment proceedings, working with the state legislature, criminal prosecutors, and the media. Since leaving the Governor’s Office, Gaskins has continued to represent clients in regulatory, criminal, and internal investigations, including:

  • Representing an international bank in investigations by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and federal regulatory agencies relating to foreign exchange trading.
  • Representing a major government contractor in a False Claims Act investigation by the DOJ into executive compensation.
  • Representing elected officials in criminal investigations into public corruption.
  • Conducting an internal investigation into employee embezzlement, in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office.