CHARLESTON, S.C.—On January 22nd, Womble Carlyle attorneys Adriane Malanos Belton, Ashley Kutz Kelley and David Yandle took part in the 2016 South Carolina Bar Convention, Labor and Employment Section. 

Yandle presented on the topic of “Religion and 1st Amendment Issues in the Workplace.”

Kelley coordinated and moderated the programming in her role as the Programs Chair for the Labor and Employment Section of the South Carolina Bar.  She has been selected as Secretary-Elect for the Section (2016-2017). 

All three practice in Womble Carlyle’s Charleston office.

Adriane Malanos Belton regularly advises employers regarding issues relating to immigration compliance, discrimination, harassment, payment of wages, employment agreements and documentation. She also represents corporate clients in admiralty and maritime matters, as well as general business litigation.

Ashley Kutz Kelley is an experienced litigator with a broad-ranging practice in federal and state courts, including business, commercial, financial, employment, product liability, and judgment enforcement matters. Kelley was named a member of the 2014 Class of the Charleston Regional Business Journal Forty Under 40.

David Yandle represents employers in all facets of employment law, including Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA and FMLA, as well as employment contracts, covenants not to compete, employee handbooks, wage and hour disputes. His employment practice ranges from advising clients on contractual matters to litigating disputes before federal and state courts and administrative agencies.



l-r: Ashley Kutz Kelley, Adriane Malanos Belton and David Yandle