Elizabeth Ann McLeod

Elizabeth Ann McLeod Biography

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After graduating summa cum laude from Mercer University, Beth attended Walter F. George School of Law where she was a member of Law Review and the Moot Court board. Upon graduation, she returned to her hometown to practice law with Fulcher Hagler. She was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1994 and the South Carolina Bar in 2004. Her primary areas of practice are employment law, railroad law, medical malpractice defense, and general litigation. Her employment law practice includes advising employers regarding the discipline and termination of employees, drafting employee handbooks, and defending Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges. She also represents employers in connection with claims involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Moreover, her litigation practice involves representing clients in high stakes litigation and judicial hellholes.

Over the years, Beth has been active in a variety of boards and organizations. She currently serves on the Georgia Rehabilitation Institute Board, the Columbia County Chamber Board of Directors, and was named the 2018 Columbia County Chamber Business Woman of the Year. She is a 2013 graduate of Leadership Columbia County and a 2015 graduate of Leadership Augusta. She and her husband have three children.

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 2000 – Present
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, 2000 – Present
  • Augusta Bar Association, 1994 – Present