Atlanta, Georgia Employment Lawyers

Michael A. Sullivan
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 34 years experience

Vanderbilt University Law SchoolGeorgia
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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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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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Free Consultation! Exceptional Employment Law Attorney! Employee Advocacy!

I have protected the rights and interests of employees for over 20 years. I provide personal attention and aggressive representation! Visit my website for client testimonials and results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Brandon Lee Peak
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(800) 242-2962 2719 Buford Highway NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
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...
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.
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 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...
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...
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
Lee Hamil Little
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(404) 685-1662 75 14th St NW
#2840-B
Atlanta, GA 30309
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.
Richard W. Hendrix
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(800) 228-9159 225 Peachtree St NE 1700
South Tower
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Emory University
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...
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...
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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Daniel I. MacIntyre
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Experienced & Professional Employment Lawyer! Dedicated to Successful Outcomes!

For 35 years, I have provided skilled and dedicated employment law representation. I am committed to exceptional personal and professional legal advocacy! Visit my website for more information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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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
Dustin Crawford
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(877) 986-5529 75 14th St NE
26th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30309
Employment and Civil Rights
Emory University School of Law
As a Georgia employment lawyer, Dustin litigates cases arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, as well as other state and federal employment laws.
Marcus G. Keegan
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(404) 842-0333 2987 Clairmont Road NE
Suite 225
Atlanta, GA 30329
Employment, Business and Civil Rights
Emory University
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
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
Brandon Hornsby
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer
(800) 788-7781 1180 W Peachtree St NW
#2220
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
Emory University School of Law and Florida State University College of Law
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...
Thomas F. Martin
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer
(770) 344-7267 1100 Peachtree St NE
#200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Criminal and Health Care
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Jay McManigal
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(770) 850-1800 3330 Cumberland Boulevard
Suite 925
Atlanta, GA 30339
Employment, Business and Health Care
Seton Hall University School of Law
Jay is passionate about representing his clients' best interests. He is strategic and stern, yet, considerate. With his extensive background in litigation, he is well versed in understanding how and why various issues in commercial transactions affect his clients.

"I enjoy working with each one of my clients to ensure they are fully aware of how each contract may impact their business and their livelihood, while also firmly protecting my clients from unnecessary risk or unreasonable circumstances."

Areas of Focus:
Practice Transactions
Construction Disputes
Business and Civil Litigation

Jay received his Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia University. In 2009, he...
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.
Justin Michael Scott
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Effective representation in employment litigation.

Justin’s years of experience litigating employment disputes and strong subject matter knowledge allow him to represent both companies and workers effectively - his firm model permits him to do so at competitive rates. Read More »
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Kevin S. Little
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Exceptional Legal Representation for Healthcare Providers! Skilled Advocacy!

I am an experienced and dedicated employment law attorney. I am committed to advocating for the rights and interests of healthcare providers! Visit my website to see client testimonials and call for a consultation. Read More »
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David L Selby
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(404) 909-6534 4200 Northside Parkway Northwest
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30327
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and DUI
Case Western Reserve University
David L. Selby has practiced law in government agencies and private firms since first interning with the Monroe County District Attorney's office in Rochester, NY. Upon graduating from Case Western University School of Law, David interned with the Administrative Office of the Courts of Georgia. There, he worked on legal cases presented by various Justices and Judges from each State court level as well as from State government employees. Additionally, he participated in judicial committees alongside Justices of the GA Supreme Court. David predominantly focuses on representing plaintiffs in employment and labor law issues. David has multiple years of...
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
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...
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
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,...
F. Anthony Bullock
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(404) 551-5333 970 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. NW
Suite 205
Atlanta, GA 30314
Employment, Business, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Few people are lucky enough to be able to follow their dreams into a career that is equally their passion. Attorney Anthony Bullock is among those lucky few. With nearly a decade of experience practicing law in the public and private sectors, Anthony's diverse legal background aids his practice and clients with a unique perspective and an understanding of the potential challenges that stand in the way of a client's recovery.

Anthony was introduced to the private practice of law while employed as a law clerk in the Labor & Employment Law section of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania based...
Blakely Holloway Frye
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(770) 953-0995 3350 Riverwood Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Employment, Business, IP and Patents
Georgia State University College of Law
Beth Moeller
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(404) 748-9122 181 14th St NE
#401
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationEmployment
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Beth Moeller represents both employees and employers in all aspects of employment and civil rights litigation, and has litigated a number of complex wage and hour collective and Rule 23 class actions. Beth has litigated single plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class and collective action cases in federal and state courts around the country. Beth advises clients on a variety of compliance issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act and other applicable laws and regulations. She has represented clients in cases involving allegations of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, failure to accommodate, breach of contract, and other violations of state...
Steven R. Wisebram
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 42 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
Emory University
Christopher B. Hall
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(404) 876-8100
Ext. 116
400 Galleria Parkway
Suite 1150
Atlanta, GA 30339
Employment and Personal Injury
The University of Georgia School of Law
Chris Hall has over twenty years of experience as a litigator. He has successfully prosecuted multi-million dollar claims in personal injury and class actions, and many successful claims in employment law. His experience includes Rule 23 class actions, FLSA collective actions, overtime lawsuits, auto crashes, explosions, product liability, and personal injury.
Dustin Crawford
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer

As a Georgia employment lawyer, Dustin litigates cases arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, as well... Read More »
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Arthur E. Snead
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(404) 860-1286 2302 Parklake Drive
Suite 588
Atlanta, GA 30345
Free ConsultationEmployment, Construction, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Mississippi College School of Law
Arthur began his legal career at the Office of the Public Defender for the Augusta Judicial Circuit. During his time as an APD, Arthur represented hundreds of criminal defendants and tried both misdemeanor and felony cases to jury verdict. After leaving the Office of the Public Defender, Arthur entered private practice and turned his attention to representing the interests of injured workers across the state of Georgia.

Arthur graduated from Augusta State University, after which he went to work in Alaska as a commercial fisherman. Arthur believes that his experience in Alaska was invaluable, not only because it taught him the...
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
Duncan H. Adams
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(404) 445-7771 1175 Peachtree St NE
#1450
Atlanta, GA 30361
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Emory University School of Law
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....
Karen Brown Williams
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(770) 952-5000 1820 The Exchange SE #150
Atlanta, GA 30339
Employment, Business, Divorce and Family
Emory University
A graduate of Howard University, Boston College and Emory Law School, Karen began her law career in 1990 as Clerk to Justice Carol Hunstein where she served for more than two years before becoming a Public Defender for Dekalb County and then moving on to the Atlanta Solicitors Office. Karen founded her law practice in 1994 while a Cobb County Magistrate, where she served for five years. Karen brings broad experience and depth of understanding to her client’s cause. She is a frequent speaker on family law issues within the legal community, guiding other family law attorneys to becoming more...
Andrew Yancey Coffman
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(404) 873-8000 75 14th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
Employment and Civil Rights
Boston University
David Roberts
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(404) 247-0994 3340 Peachtree Rd NE
#1900
Atlanta, GA 30326
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Civil Rights
The University of Texas School of Law and Florida State University College of Law
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
Gary Thompson
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(800) 228-9159 225 Peachtree St NE 1700
South Tower
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationEmployment, Personal Injury, Products Liability and White Collar Crime
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
James A. Nofi
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(404) 684-8844 3003 Summit Boulevard
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30319
Employment, Business, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
New York University School of Law
Thomas F. Martin
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer

Case Western Reserve University School of LawGeorgia and U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
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David Roberts
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience

The University of Texas School of Law and Florida State University College of LawFlorida, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, U.S....
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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.