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1075 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 3500
Atlanta, Georgia 30309, United States
Contact: Kevin L. Sullivan, Chief Marketing Officer
Phone: (404) 240-4248
Areas of Practice
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Hot List – What’s Happening in the California Legislature 8/21-8/25

Our weekly California Legislature “hot list” provides you with a preview of the bills that are up (as well as other important legislative action) the following week..…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

The Eclipse, Worker Safety and Triffids.

The Eclipse, Workers Safety and Triffids. Tomorrow is the much-awaited Eclipse and employers are beginning to worry that they may not have taken all appropriate steps to protect their employees. Shockingly, OSHA does not…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Construction Law, Labor & Employment Law

Another Federal Appeals Court Rejects Workplace Recording Bans

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals recently became the second federal appeals court this year to hold that an employer’s rule prohibiting recording in the workplace violates the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). In a July 25…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

Gig Economy Can Harness Power From Refugees And Immigrants

As the U.S. unemployment continues to drop to pre-recession levels, the supply of motivated and qualified workers is tightening. Gig economy businesses competing for a shrinking supply of labor may want to consider turning to…more
 /  Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

Who Poked Whom First: Does a Friend Request or Social Media Invite Count as Solicitation?

When Gregory Gelineau quit his job at an Illinois-based insurance company to work for a competitor, he sent LinkedIn invitations to a group of his former co-workers. In response, Gelineau’s former company sued him. The company,…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law

DOL Temporarily Shuts Down OSHA Injury Reporting Portal Because of Possible Data Breach

According to Bloomberg BNA, the Labor Department temporarily shut down OSHA’s (ITA) “Injury Tracking Application” portal for employers to report injuries and illnesses so that OSHA can investigate a “potential compromise” of a…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

California Employers May Sue For Online Defamation

The situation is a familiar one. Disgruntled current or former employees leave negative and harmful comments about their employer on online workplace review websites such as glassdoor.com or vault.com, or on customer review…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury

Oregon Employers Face Significant New Workplace Laws

There’s good news for Oregon employers about the recently concluded 2017 legislative session: unlike years past, there were only a very small number of workplace laws passed. In fact, the Oregon Legislature only passed four…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Cutting Through The Half-Time Murk In "Failed Exemption" Cases

How does one calculate overtime pay due to plaintiffs who were erroneously treated as "white collar" employees exempt from the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum-wage and overtime requirements? Court decisions continue…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Labor & Employment Law

Could A Proposed Federal Law Solve The Misclassification Riddle?

For years, businesses have struggled with properly identifying workers as either independent contractors or W-2 employees. The hundreds of thousands of jobs created by the gig economy have complicated matters even further. Over…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

D.C. Circuit Concludes Heightened Risk of Future Identity Theft Enough for Standing in Data Breach Class Action

Much to the dismay of companies, on August 1, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit made it easier for plaintiffs, and their attorneys, to bring class action data breach cases. In Attias v. CareFirst, Inc., Case…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Total Eclipse At The Job: You Need This Advice More Than Ever

Next week, many Americans will witness a truly astronomical phenomenon: a total solar eclipse will sweep across the country on Monday, August 21. This is the first time a total eclipse will be visible in the U.S. since February…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Supreme Court Review: Mixed Bag For Employers

The 2016-17 Supreme Court term was truly a mixed bag for employers. The Court limited presidential power, reined in the appellate courts’ authority to review and overturn trial court decisions regarding EEOC subpoenas, increased…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Education, Indigenous Peoples, Labor & Employment Law

2 Essentials For Dealing With Employees Attempting To Game the System

Today’s workplace is fraught with legal traps for well-intentioned but unwary managers. But one issue stands out far above the rest as perhaps the single biggest employee challenge in today’s workplace: malingering employees…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Even More At Stake Than Meets The Eye With Potential HIPAA Violations

A federal court in New Mexico recently declined to dismiss tort claims asserted by a registered nurse against her employer, a government-run hospital, where she sought and obtained treatment for a brutal sexual assault. In…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Health, Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury, Privacy
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