Robin McGuffin is a Member in the firm’s Lexington office. She is a member of the Torts & Insurance Practice Group and the Employment Law Service Group.
After graduating first in her class from Vanderbilt University Law School, Robin was a law clerk for the Honorable John M. Rogers, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She now defends companies in a wide variety of litigations, including but not limited to complex business disputes, non-compete and trade secret claims, employment discrimination and retaliation claims, product liability, and major accidents. Robin also devotes a substantial portion of her practice to appellate advocacy in both federal and state courts.
Robin is well versed in all areas of employment law. In addition to defending employers against claims asserted under statutes such as Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, and the Kentucky Civil Rights Act, Robin regularly conducts workplace investigations, counsels employers on compliance issues, drafts employment and restrictive covenant agreements, and assists with drafting and implementing employment policies and procedures.
Unveiling the Impact: Notable Developments Shaping Restrictive Convenants
Webcast, The Knowledge Group, November 28, 2023
The FTC's Proposed Ban on Non-Competes: What Every Employer Needs to Know
Stites & Harbison and JPMorgan Chase seminar, September 26, 2023
Managing Employees During a Pandemic
Panel Member, Lexington Forum, October 7, 2021
Institutional Racism in Legal Systems: Criminal Justice, Employment & Housing: Part 2 - Understanding the Impact of Race in Employment
Moderator, presented by National Bar Association, John Rowe Chapter and Fayette County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, September 10, 2020
American Bar Association, Products Liability Litigation Newsletter, August 2019
Office of General Counsel, Ethics Subcommittee, Member
Lexington Office Recruiting Committee, Member
GreenHouse17, Board of Directors (2019-present); Secretary (2020-present)
Lexington Forum, Board of Directors (2022-25)
Leadership Lexington, Class of 2022-23
Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Labor and Employment; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2022-24)
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LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 101 of its lawyers are included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
Employment attorneys Robin McGuffin and Kyle Schroader take a look at the Supreme Court's decision on Title VII stating that employers must accommodate employee's religious practices.
The Sixth Circuit has significantly altered the way in which Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions are to be litigated in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan. Attorneys Kyle Schroeder and Robin McGuffin take a look at those changes in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that seven attorneys have been promoted: five to Member (Partner) and two to Counsel. The promotions are effective January 2023.
In a move sending shockwaves through the business world, on January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed a new rule that would ban employers from entering into non-compete agreements with their workers and invalidate existing non-compete agreements. The FTC will be accepting comments on the proposed rule for the next 60 days.
In addition to funding the federal government, the recently passed $1.7 trillion government funding package included passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA”). Employment law attorney Robin McGuffin takes a look at what this means to employers.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 98 of its lawyers are included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 11 Stites & Harbison attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 19 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.