Sandy Springs, Georgia Employment Lawyers

John Mays
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Georgia Employment Law Attorney

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... Read More »
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Dustin Crawford
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Georgia 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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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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Tracey Barbaree
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Georgia Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience

The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of LawGeorgia and Texas
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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, assault & battery, 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...
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...
Paula J. Mcgill
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(770) 367-1234 1050 Crown Pointe Pkwy.
Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30338
Employment, Business, Divorce and Landlord Tenant
University of Pennsylvania
Attorney Paula J. McGill provides personal service to a variety of clients. She is comfortable representing individuals and small to medium sized businesses. Moreover, Attorney McGill is not afraid to go after large corporations to force them to take personal responsibility for damages they cause. Her confidence in pursuing these companies comes from her 20+ years of experience. Furthermore, she is skilled in efficiently and effectively representing clients of most budgets. Many clients return for additional services or recommend her to family and friends.

Her experience spans small claims matters, contract disputes,...
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
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
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
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...
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
Christopher B. Hall
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 23 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.
Daniel M. Klein
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney
(404) 323-0972 1147 Brookhaven Ct., N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30319
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
Georgetown University Law Center
Michael A. Sullivan
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Georgia Employment Law Lawyer with 34 years experience

Vanderbilt University Law SchoolGeorgia
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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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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...
Julie Ann Burke
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney
(770) 953-0995 3355 Riverwood Pkwy
Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30339
Employment and IP
The University of Georgia School of Law
Karen Brown Williams
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 28 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...
William James Atkins
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(404) 969-4130 6400 Powers Ferry Road
Suite 355
Atlanta, GA 30339
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Criminal
Emory University
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...
Alan R. Perry Jr.
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(770) 673-0047 1040 Crown Pointe Parkway
Suite 1050
Atlanta, GA 30338
Employment, Business, Insurance Claims and Stockbroker Fraud
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
Julie Liberman
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(678) 871-7104 1 Glenlake Pkwy
Suite 700
Atlanta, GA 30328
Employment, Appeals and Real Estate
Georgia State University College of Law
Rakesh Parekh
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(404) 333-8529 P.O. Box 250654
Atlanta, GA 30327
Employment, Civil Rights and Divorce
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Gordon M Berger
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney
(404) 261-0500 5855 Sandy Springs Circle
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30328
Employment
David Roberts
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Georgia 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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Thomas F. Martin
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Georgia Employment Law Lawyer

Case Western Reserve University School of LawGeorgia and U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
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Julian Fortuna
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 38 years experience
1600 Parkwood Circle
Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 6783367191
Employment, Appeals, Business and Estate Planning
Emory University School of Law and Rutgers University - Camden
Julian A. Fortuna is a Member of Taylor English Duma LLP where he practices business and tax law with a focus on tax planning and representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") and various other tax authorities. He also handles estate and trust tax matters. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Fortuna was Vice President and General Tax Counsel for InterContinental Hotels Group ("IHG"). During his eleven year tenure at IHG, Mr. Fortuna managed a team of tax professionals responsible for structuring the domestic and international tax impacts of numerous mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and other corporate transactions,...
William E. 'Ned' Cannon III
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Marietta, GA Employment Law Attorney
(770) 952-1008 630 Village Trace, NE
Marietta, GA 30067
Employment, Business, Construction and Estate Planning
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Brandon Lee Peak
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 15 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...
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
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...
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.
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.
Mitchell Feldman
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ATLANTA, GA Employment Law Attorney with 24 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...
Brandon Hornsby
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(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
For almost two decades, Brandon Hornsby has dedicated his legal career to protecting the rights of people. Known as a "fearless advocate" and "champion of the underdog," Atlanta lawyer Brandon Hornsby has extensive experience representing the victims of serious personal injury, civil rights violations, and whistleblowers.

More than anything else, Hornsby is known for getting results.

At the outset of his career, Hornsby served as a state and federal prosecutor. Hornsby quickly developed a reputation for excellence in the courtroom, particularly his examination of witnesses and his moving opening and closing arguments.

During his public service, in which Hornsby handled many of Atlanta's...
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...
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
Gary Thompson
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Georgia Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience

Mr. Thompson brings an in-depth knowledge of the inner workings of judicial chambers in both state and federal courts to Finch McCranie LLP. This, combined with his superior research and writing skills enable Finch... 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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Beverly Bates
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Atlanta, GA Employment Law Attorney with 58 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....
Sheri O Oluyemi
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Smyrna, GA Employment Law Lawyer with 6 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.
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...
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
Duncan H. Adams practiced as an Atlanta probate attorney for several years and started his own law practice over a decade ago. Having accomplished a prosperous career practicing in business and real estate law, as well as trust and estate law, Mr. Adams retired from his full time practice He continues to play an active role in law as Of Counsel to former business partner, Kasey Libby, who is another top Atlanta probate attorney.

Duncan is a graduate of Emory University School of Law, in Atlanta, Georgia, and a graduate of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. As a...
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
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...
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.
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
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
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
Brandon Hornsby
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Georgia Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience

For almost two decades, Brandon Hornsby has dedicated his legal career to protecting the rights of people. Known as a "fearless advocate" and "champion of the underdog," Atlanta lawyer Brandon Hornsby has extensive... Read More »
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Kimberly N. Martin
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Georgia Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of Florida Levin College of Law11th Circuit, U.S District Court Northern District of Georgia, U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia and Georgia
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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.


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