Georgia Employment Lawyers

Gary Thompson
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience

University System of Georgia - University of GeorgiaGeorgia
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J. Franklin Burns
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience

Mercer University Walter F. George School of LawGeorgia Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court of Northern District of Georgia and Georgia
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Renée Brooker
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Employment Law Attorney

Georgetown University Law CenterDC and Pennsylvania
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Daniel I. MacIntyre
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 47 years experience

The University of Georgia School of LawGeorgia
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Gregory R. Fidlon
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(844) 529-4967 3355 Lenox Rd NE
#750
Atlanta, GA 30326
Employment, Business and Civil Rights
University of Pennsylvania
I specialize in labor and employment law and serve clients throughout metro Atlanta, Georgia and elsewhere. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1998 and have been practicing exclusively in labor and employment law since. I have practiced with top-notch firms and represented clients of all sizes, from Fortune 100 companies to individual employees. I enjoy helping clients solve their legal issues in the most cost-effective way. I represent and advise clients in all aspects of the employment relationship, including discrimination claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (Title VII), the Age Discrimination in Employment...
Brandon Lee Peak
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Columbus, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(800) 242-2962 105 13th Street
Columbus, GA 31901
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Business and Personal Injury
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Brandon L. Peak is a partner at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP and handles cases across a wide array of practice areas. Since joining BWP, Brandon has secured over $600 million in verdicts and settlements for his clients. Brandon has successfully handled wrongful death, product liability, personal injury, whistleblower, professional negligence, trucking and class action cases in state and federal courts throughout the nation. Brandon was an integral member of a team that recently resolved a group of consumer class action cases versus credit insurance companies for cash settlements exceeding $225 million. He is also actively litigating False Claims Act...
Mitchell Feldman
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ATLANTA, GA Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(877) 946-8293 1201 Peachtree St.
400 COLONY SQUARE, SUITE 200
ATLANTA, GA 30361
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Emory University School of Law
Mitchell Lloyd Feldman Esq. experienced trial lawyer, 23 years litigation experience. Location: 1715 N. Westshore Boulevard Suite 400 Tampa, FL 33607 Phone: 813 639 9366 Fax: 813-639-9376 Email: mlf@feldmanlegal.us LAWYER OVERVIEW: For over 2 decades, MITCHELL LLOYD FELDMAN, ESQ., has been a civil litigator, who has worked on the defense and the plaintiff side of cases. Over the last 10 years, Mr. Feldman has focused his practice representing employees and individuals in personal injury, workers' comp and employment claims. Mr. Feldman’s bench and jury trial experience includes cases involving the following: Wage...
Charles S. Herman
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Savannah, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(912) 244-3999 7 East Congress Street
Suite 611A
Savannah, GA 31401
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
The University of Toledo College of Law
Charles Herman grew up in Sylvania, Ohio and joined the military after graduating from Sylvania Southview High School in 1993. After serving four (4) years he was honorably discharged in 1998. Mr. Herman then attended undergraduate college at Virginia Tech and graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Environmental Policy and Planning. In 2002 he moved back home to Toledo, Ohio and started law school at the University of Toledo, College of Law where he graduated from in 2005, graduating with a Certificate of Environmental Law. Immediately thereafter, he joined a classmate of his in Troy, Ohio...
John Beasley
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Watkinsville, GA Employment Law Lawyer
(855) 774-3675 31 N Main St
P.O. Box 309
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Civil Rights
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
John Beasley has nearly 30 years of litigation and trial experience, most of that devoted to handling employment cases on behalf of employees and small employers. He represents clients in both the public and private sectors and has tried cases under most civil rights and whistleblower laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Sarbanes Oxley and the U.S. Constitution. John has also done considerable work on behalf of employees who have lost their jobs as a...
John Mays
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(877) 986-5529 75 14th St NE
26th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30309
Employment, Appeals, Business and Civil Rights
Emory University School of Law
I provide legal counsel to small businesses, focusing on their employment matters. Our firm specializes in wage and hour litigation, and I have served as defense counsel in both individual and collective overtime actions, but we also have a strong record defending against discrimination suits and representing corporate interests before administrative agencies and tribunals. I also represent employees in individual and collective actions for minimum wage violations, unpaid overtime, unpaid commissions, and other claims arising under federal wage and hour law. I handle the majority of my firm's misclassification cases involving salaried workers and independent contractors.
Tameka Andrea West
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Morrow, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(678) 216-0305 7179 Jonesboro Road, Suite 202
Morrow, GA 30260
Employment
University of Iowa
Tameka A. West, Esq. graduated summa cum laude from Clark Atlanta University with a B.A. in Political Science and received her law degree from the University of Iowa, College of Law. Ms. West has practiced law since 2000 with over seventeen (17) years of experience in labor and employment law. Ms. West is the President/CEO of The West Legal Group, P.C., a boutique law firm representing clients against private employers, corporations, governmental agencies, and public sector in all types of employment related actions, including discrimination, hostile work environment, sexual harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, labor disputes, grievances, and appeals...
Richard W. Hendrix
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(800) 228-9159 225 Peachtree Street
N.E 1700 South Tower
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Emory University
David Edward Oles Esq.
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Alpharetta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(770) 755-1622 5755 North Point Pkwy UNIT 25
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Consumer and Divorce
Harvard University
David Oles is an attorney in Alpharetta, GA with 25 years’ experience litigating extremely complex divorce, family and business law cases. A graduate of Harvard, contact the Oles Law Group when you need a business, family law or divorce attorney.
Brandon Alexander Thomas
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(678) 330-2909 1 Glenlake Pkwy NE
#650
Atlanta, GA 30328
Free ConsultationAtlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
Employment, Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Emory University
Mr. Thomas is an experienced criminal defense attorney that handles serious cases involving drugs, firearms, fraud, white collar crime, violence, and sex crimes.

Mr. Thomas received his law degree from Emory University School of Law. He also received his bachelors degree, cum laude, in political science from the State University of New York at Albany (SUNY).

Mr. Thomas is a former Assistant Federal Defender for the Middle District of Alabama (Montgomery). As a federal defender, Mr. Thomas handled serious felony cases ranging from white collar crime to drug and firearm cases where defendants were facing life sentences. Prior to this, he was...
Brandon Hornsby
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer

Emory University School of Law and Florida State University College of LawGeorgia
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Michael A. Sullivan
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 34 years experience

Vanderbilt University Law SchoolGeorgia
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Beverly Bates
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 57 years experience
(404) 262-6272 3151 Maple Drive, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30305
Employment, Administrative and Appeals
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Special Master, State of Georgia, 1987-1995 by annual appointment of Governor. Recipient, Younger Federal Lawyer Award, Atlanta Chapter, Federal Bar Association, 1972. President, Walter F. George School of Law Alumni Association, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, 1976-1977. Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 1966-1974. Legal counsel of record in over 100 state, federal, and military cases reported by legal publishers. Admitted to practice in U. S. Supreme Court, 1965; U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1966; United District Court of the Northern District of Georgia, 1966; U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1981; U. S....
Rudjard Melvin Hayes
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Tyrone, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(770) 692-5020 1015 Tyrone Road
Suite 620
Tyrone, GA 30290
Employment, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Georgia State University
Rudjard M. Hayes is a Partner at Sanchez Hayes & Associates, LLC, where he heads up the firm’s criminal section, civil litigation section and co-chairs the domestic section. Mr. Hayes previously worked as a Senior Assistant District Attorney (“ADA”) in the Griffin Judicial Circuit. He also formerly served as a Senior ADA in the Coweta Judicial Circuit. In 2007, Mr. Hayes became a partner at Sanchez Hayes & Associates, LLC located in Tyrone, Georgia. Mr. Hayes devotes a substantial portion of his practice to criminal defense where he represents those accused of committing one or more criminal offense in city,...
Douglas Richard Kertscher
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(770) 953-0995 3350 Riverwood Pkwy SE
Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30339
Employment, Business, IP and Insurance Claims
The University of Georgia School of Law
Bobby Roopchand Devadoss
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(404) 478-7885 235 Peachtree Street Northeast
Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationEmployment and Administrative
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Bobby Devadoss formerly worked as an attorney for the Federal Labor Relations Authority and later took a position with the Federal Aviation Administration before opening his own law firm. With offices in Dallas, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta, Mr. Devadoss represents federal employees nationwide in disciplinary proceedings ( MSPB), civil rights advocacy ( EEOC) and work injury claims ( OWCP). He also counsels labor unions and governmental agencies.
Kirby G. Smith
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney
(844) 454-7529 4488 North Shallowford Road
Suite 105
Atlanta, GA 30338
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Mr. Kirby G. Smith is the Founding Partner of the Kirby G. Smith Law Firm. Mr. Smith’s passion to work in the employment law field began before he even attended law school, working as an office manager and legal assistant for an employment firm. Over the years, Mr. Smith has accumulated substantial legal experience in the employment field, working for employment law firms for many years. Mr. Smith has seen the inner-workings of many different types of employers, as his past work experience has taken him through both the federal government’s Department of Housing and Urban Development and the United...
George Melville Johnson
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(888) 594-0424 2870 Peachtree Rd NW
#915-6086
Atlanta, GA 30305
Employment, Civil Rights and International
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Attorney George Johnson founded his firm's client-centered approach over a quarter century ago, and has been fighting on behalf of federal employees nationwide ever since. He has vigorously defended clients all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, and has developed a reputation internationally as adept in all aspects of MSPB and Federal Employment Law.

As a leading advocate for his clients, Mr. Johnson is a sought-after delegate and speaker. He has appeared at legal forums worldwide to address issues surrounding international employment law, including appearances at the Oxford Roundtable in England and the International Employment Law Conference in Austria. Additionally,...
Rachel H. Smith
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer
(844) 529-4967 3355 Lenox Rd NE
#750
Atlanta, GA 30326
Employment, Business and Civil Rights
The University of Georgia School of Law
Louise N. Smith
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Dacula, GA Employment Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(678) 889-5191 3611 Braselton Hwy.
Suite 200
Dacula, GA 30019
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Justin Michael Scott
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Decatur, GA Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(678) 780-4880 246 Sycamore St
#150
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationEmployment
Emory University School of Law
Peter G. Golden
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer
(678) 388-8876 900 Circle 75 Pkwy
#500
Atlanta, GA 30339
Employment, Business and Entertainment & Sports
Vanderbilt University Law School
Kevin S. Little
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience

Our law firm advises and represents medical practices, surgery centers, individual physicians and physician groups, hospitals and medical staffs, numerous other types of healthcare providers, closely-held specialty... Read More »
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Lee Hamil Little
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Augusta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience

Lee counsels and represents healthcare providers, businesses and professionals with regard to healthcare, business, staffing and employment issues. She is a former federal prosecutor with over 18 years of experience as a... Read More »
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Samuel T. Brannan
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Marietta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(855) 436-7752 36 Trammell St
#101
Marietta, GA 30064
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Securities
Georgia State University College of Law
Don (Chip) Gaskill Jr.
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Duluth, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(770) 817-4938 1815 Satellite Blvd
Suite 404
Duluth, GA 30097
Employment, Business, IP and Workers' Comp
Vanderbilt University Law School
Chip Gaskill has spent his entire career practicing law in the Metro Atlanta area. He is dedicated to exhibiting professionalism and high ethical standards with a view toward creating a relationship of confidence and trust with his clients. He is an experienced attorney focused on results. His personal interests include marathons, enjoying high school and college football and being a devoted husband and father to two teenage girls.
Cynthia Lynn Counts
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(404) 550-6233 400 Colony Square, Sutie 2020
1201 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30361
Employment, Appeals, Business and IP
The University of Georgia School of Law
Matthew Trainor Gomes
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(404) 322-6255 Atlantic Station
201 17th Street, NW / Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
Employment and Business
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Almost every company has employees. As a result, unfortunately, almost every company has employee relations issues. I have spent my entire legal career helping employers avoid labor and employment problems by partnering with my clients to provide preventative counseling and training involving discipline, discharge, reductions-in-force and other personnel matters, employee handbooks, employment agreements, and affirmative action plans. On those occasions when litigation has been unavoidable, I have represented my clients in federal and state courts and before government agencies throughout the United States in all aspects of labor law and employment litigation, including allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, wage...
J. Franklin Burns
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(866) 328-4978 6100 Lake Forrest Dr NW
#570
Atlanta, GA 30328
Free ConsultationEmployment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Sheri O Oluyemi
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Smyrna, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(404) 500-6202 Cranleigh Rdg SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
Free ConsultationEmployment
Sheri is a labor and employment lawyer licensed to practice law in the states of Georgia and New York. She is also admitted to the bar in Ontario, Canada. Over the past ten years, Sheri has gained the education, experience and expertise in representing both employers and employees in all manner of workplace-related disputes. For instance, she has assisted management in the drafting and implementation of human resource policies, employment contracts, business organization and non-compete/non-solicitation agreements. She has also assisted employees in wrongful termination, whistleblower defense, unpaid wage claims, and discrimination/harassment, among many other complex legal issues.
Julia Hall Magda
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Macon, GA Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(478) 746-8521 577 Mulberry Street
14th Floor
Macon, GA 31201
Employment, Business, Health Care and Medical Malpractice
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
William Cleveland
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(877) 986-5529 75 14th St NE
26th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30309
Employment, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
Mercer University
Christopher John York
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Duluth, GA Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(770) 817-4939 1815 Satellite Blvd
Suite 404
Duluth, GA 30097
Employment, Business, IP and Workers' Comp
Emory University and Emory University School of Law
Attorney Chris York is committed to helping clients navigate a complicated legal system. As an experienced attorney, he is always focused on helping clients obtain outcomes that are justified. He focuses on giving them the peace of mind they deserve. At our law firm in Duluth, GA, we genuinely care about every client we work with. His personal interests include running, watching tennis matches, and being a dedicated father to three teenagers, a boy and two girls.
Lee Hamil Little
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Augusta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(404) 685-1662 1450 Greene St
#3600
Augusta, GA 30901
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Health Care
Georgia State University
Lee counsels and represents healthcare providers, businesses and professionals with regard to healthcare, business, staffing and employment issues. She is a former federal prosecutor with over 18 years of experience as a lawyer.
Gregory R. Fidlon
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience

I specialize in labor and employment law and serve clients throughout metro Atlanta, Georgia and elsewhere. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1998 and have been practicing exclusively in labor... Read More »
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Eva Gunasekera
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Employment Law Attorney

Georgetown University Law CenterDC
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Robert M. Sneed Jr
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(404) 220-9997 990 Hammond Drive, Suite 840
One Lakeside Commons
Atlanta, GA 30328
Free ConsultationEmployment, Animal, Business and Collections
DePaul University
Robert Sneed has more than eleven (11) years' of experience in all aspects of litigation. Robertâs primary focus of practice is in the area of personal injury and wrongful death, products and premises liability, insurance coverage disputes, estates, domestic matters, general tort litigation, and corporate formation and representation. Robert has tried numerous jury and non-jury trials, representing plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts in Georgia and other jurisdictions. He has appeared before arbitral forums such as the American Arbitration Association, and has successfully mediated hundreds of civil cases in Georgia. Prior to forming McConnell & Sneed, Robert previously served...
Daniel I. MacIntyre
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(855) 322-2057 2987 Clairmont Rd
#200
Atlanta, GA 30329
Employment, Administrative, Business and Securities
The University of Georgia School of Law
Catherine McKenzie Bowman
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Savannah, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(912) 401-0121 7505 Waters Ave
Suite D-3
Savannah, GA 31406
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Insurance Defense
University of Georgia
Catherine Bowman has practiced Employment Law in Savannah Georgia for over Twenty Years. She has a strong litigation background, but also believes in trying to resolve cases as efficiently as possible. Catherine is also an employment law mediator. She has been the President of the Savannah Bar Association, and has developed strong relationships with other lawyers, that aid in her practice of law. She has been awarded the title of Best Lawyer by Savannah Magazine, is highly reviewed by her peers and her clients, and the business community. Catherine Bowman puts her clients first, and...
Jason Ryan Doss
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Marietta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(855) 436-7752 36 Trammell St
#101
Marietta, GA 30064
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Civil Rights and Securities
Florida State University College of Law
Lisa Durham Taylor
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Watkinsville, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(770) 235-1117 Union Church Road
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Employment and Appeals
The University of Georgia School of Law
Lisa Taylor brings a unique skill set and perspective to her law practice. She began her career as a lawyer in the Labor & Employment Law Practice Group at Alston & Bird LLP in Atlanta, Georgia, where she represented Fortune 500 companies in a wide variety of employment law matters. Among many other things, she litigated claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, and the FMLA; she drafted and litigated claims related to restrictive covenants in employment law contracts; and she advised clients on such tricky personnel matters as reductions in force, employee...
Lisa A Johnson
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Hiram, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(770) 841-5104 1899 Lake Road
Suite 110
Hiram, GA 30141
Employment, Business, Criminal and Family
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
James Radford
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Decatur, GA Employment Law Lawyer
(678) 271-0300 315 W. Ponce de Leon Ave
Suite 1080
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
The University of Georgia School of Law
Prior to launching his private practice, James practiced for a number of years with the firm of Parks, Chesin and Walbert, P.C., one of Georgia’s most prestigious civil rights law firms. James also served as a staff attorney for the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, where he advised the Court on a wide array of federal cases. James received his undergraduate degree from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, where he graduated magna cum laude. He received his law degree from the University of Georgia, where he graduated cum laude. James served on the Editorial Board for the Georgia...
Michelle L Wein
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(404) 981-6679 3340 Peachtree Rd. NE
Suite 2500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Free ConsultationEmployment and Business
Florida State University College of Law
Whether counseling business owners on everyday management issues or litigating complex cases, Michelle is passionate about representing employers and employees in Georgia. She has extensive experience assisting individuals and businesses with issues unique to the employment law field, including litigating wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination, retaliation, non-compete agreements, and violations of the ADA, FMLA, ADEA, and Title VII in state, federal, and administrative forums. Additionally, Michelle has helped businesses navigate the legal landscape of these complex employment laws via management training and counseling on HR best practices. Having represented both employees and employers, Michelle has unique insight with respect...
Tracey Barbaree
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(404) 748-9122 181 14th St NE
#401
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationEmployment
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Lee Gutschenritter
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(800) 228-9159 225 Peachtree St, NE.
1700 South Tower
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Florida State University College of Law
John Beasley
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Watkinsville, GA Employment Law Lawyer

John Beasley has nearly 30 years of litigation and trial experience, most of that devoted to handling employment cases on behalf of employees and small employers. He represents clients in both the public and private... Read More »
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Justin Michael Scott
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Decatur, GA Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Emory University School of LawUnited States District Courts for the Middle Districts of Georgia, United States District Courts for the Northern Districts of Georgia, 11th Circuit, 5th Circuit, Georgia and California
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Georgia Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
(404) 373-0865
Decatur, GA


Atlanta Legal Aid Society
(404) 524-5811
Atlanta, GA

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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.