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1075 Peachtree Street, NE
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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

Wind of Change: MSHA’s Final Rule Governing Workplace Examinations for Metal and Nonmetal Mines Becomes Effective June 2, 2018

The changes to MSHA’s workplace examination rule governing metal and nonmetal mines have garnered significant attention. Stakeholders fought back against the original proposed rulemaking, and MSHA delayed implementation three…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Epic Win: Supreme Court Saves Employment Arbitration As We Know It

To the relief of employers across the country, the Supreme Court today ruled in a 5-to-4 decision that class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements do not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and are, in…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

State Legislatures Heed the Obama White House’s “Call to Action”: Part 1 of a 3-Part Series Examining State-Level Restrictive Covenant Activity

State legislatures across the country have been active in recent years proposing and enacting legislation concerning employers’ use of restrictive covenants. These new laws alter the legal landscape in an area where compliance…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

NYC Employers Must Take Immediate Steps to Comply with Expanded Sick Leave Law

New York City recently expanded its paid sick leave law to provide protected time off to employees who are the victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking and to broaden the definition of a…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Hiring Minors in the Heat of the Summer: What Employers Need to Know

Summertime is quickly approaching and 'tis the season for beach vacations, fun in the sun, and summer hires—many of which will be under the age of 18 years old. In anticipation of summer hires, employers may want to familiarize…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

NYC Adopts Sweeping New Sexual Harassment Laws

On the heels of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a slate of legislation last week aimed at preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. Entitled the “Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act,” the…more
 /  Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Steal Trade Secrets, Get Cut: BladeRoom Jury Bleeds Emerson Electric to the Tune of $30 Million

A California federal jury recently decided that Emerson Electric Company owes prefabricated module manufacturer BladeRoom Group Limited $30 million in damages for stealing trade secrets to build a massive new data center. The…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

Grubhub Fights Back, Argues That Gig Companies Should Not Be Retroactively Tagged With Misclassification Liability In A Post-Dynamex World

Now that sports betting has been legalized by the Supreme Court, I might want to consider laying some action on an upcoming game, because I am on fire with my recent predictions. In a blog post from last week, I correctly…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Web Exclusive - April 2018: The Top 19 Labor And Employment Law Stories

It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there were an unprecedented number of changes all through 2017. And if the first four months of…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law

Are Mandatory OSHA Settlement Conferences Still Mandatory?

Administrative Law Judges are increasingly exercising their discretion to waive mandatory settlement conferences for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citation contests with large penalties. The increased…more
 /  Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law

Senators Introduce Bill for Nationwide Non-Compete Ban

U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D. Mass.), Ronald Wyden (D. Ore.) and Christopher Murphy (D. Conn.) recently introduced Senate Bill 2782 which, if enacted, would for all practical purposes amount to a nationwide ban on employee…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

New Report To Update Decade-Old Data On The Nation’s Gig Economy Workforce

How much has the gig economy changed in the last 13 years? We’re (finally) about to find out. According to Tyrone Richardson at Bloomberg Law, the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is scheduled…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Proposed Law Allows for Data Breach Lawsuits Without Proof of Injury

SB 1121, which is making its way through the California Legislature, would allow businesses to be sued for data breaches even when no one was actually injured. This includes being sued for failing to implement and maintain…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Labor Board Might Soon Issue New Rule To Solve Joint Employment Dilemma

In a rare procedural move that caught many by surprise, the National Labor Relations Board announced on Wednesday that it will soon start the rulemaking process to clarify the current joint employment standard. Perhaps…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Game On! Federal Appeals Court Revives Antitrust Challenge to Seattle’s Gig Worker Union Organizing Ordinance

If you’ve been following the legal fight over Seattle’s 2015 proposal to permit ride-sharing drivers who work for companies such as Uber and Lyft to organize and form the country’s first gig economy unions, you might feel like…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law
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