CHARLESTON, SC – MGC Charleston attorney Amy Jenkins has been named a 2024 Influential Women of Law by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly. The 22 attorneys recognized this year were selected for their leadership, business acumen, mentoring and community involvement, as well as their contribution to the legal field.

Jenkins has 30 years of employment law experience and chairs the firm’s Employment Law practice group. She handles all aspects of employment law, including litigation pending in federal and state courts, and claims pending with state and federal agencies, including the EEOC, SHAC and DOL, as well as EPLI claims. Jenkins is a South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law, Certified Mediator and Certified Litigation Management Professional through CLM. She is a member of the Charleston County Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina State Bar and South Carolina Bar Association. Jenkins has been recognized for her employment law practice by South Carolina Super Lawyers, Charleston Business Magazine's Legal Elite of the Lowcountry and was named The Best Lawyers in America© Charleston, SC Lawyer of the Year in 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2022 and 2024.

Jenkins became the first female to be elected to the MGC’s Management Committee in June 2022, where she provides insight and leadership for the firm. She is also invested in the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion programs, and served as chair of the Belong @ MGC committee from June 2019 until June 2022, fostering a firm culture where talented individuals from all walks of life are recruited, empowered, included, respected and rewarded.

South Carolina Lawyers Weekly has been providing essential legal news, opinions and court decisions to its readers since 2001 and is a top source of legal information for practicing attorneys in the state. Lawyers Weekly covers all decisions issued by the South Carolina Supreme Court and the South Carolina Court of Appeals, in addition to the hundreds of rulings from state Circuit Court judges, U.S. District Court judges, 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges and other state agencies.