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Brent Wilson

Attorney

800 International Tower
229 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30303

404-582-8427 - Direct
404-659-6700 - Main

       

Brent devotes a significant portion of his practice to defending companies in employment-related litigation and representing employers in traditional labor matters, including unfair labor practice proceedings, representation cases, arbitration and collective bargaining. He also proactively counsels clients regarding day-to-day employment decisions to avoid litigation. Brent works with a wide range of companies in a variety of industries, including communications, service, education, non-profit, manufacturing and the public sector. He is a frequent speaker on litigation, employment and labor relations topics for a variety of national associations and organizations and is a well-known and respected civic leader in the city of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

J.D., University of Georgia; State University of New York at Buffalo, 1976
B.A., cum laude, Morehouse College, 1973

ASSOCIATIONS

American Bar Association
National Bar Association
State Bar of Georgia
Louisiana State Bar
National Employment Law Council
College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
Barrister, American Inns of Court
Minority Corporate Counsel Association
Atlanta Legal Diversity Consortium
Atlanta Business League

AWARDS

Best Lawyers® in America
Georgia Super Lawyers
Chambers USA Leading American Business Lawyers
Fellow, College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
Diversity & the Bar Magazine's Best of the Best
Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite
Black Enterprise Magazine's America's Leading Black Lawyers
Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Medallion
Adjunct Professor (Labor Law and Collective Bargaining) Emory University School of Law

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Georgia
Louisiana

Representative Matters

Brent has represented the following individuals and organizations:

  • State university and officials in a sex discrimination, retaliation (USDC)
  • County CEO in a race discrimination, retaliation matter (USDC)
  • Medical school in a student dismissal and related tort claims case in Fulton County Superior Court
  • Courier company in nationwide representation and unfair labor practice proceedings (NLRB)
  • Large telecommunication provider in multiple actions, including claims of race, sex, national origin, disability and FMLA discrimination and retaliation (USDC)
  • Municipal housing authority in race and age discrimination matters (USDC) and multiple EEOC claims
  • Local school Board Members in conspiracy, intentional torts, and punitive damages claims in DeKalb Superior Court International news conglomerate in a sexual harassment/retaliation case (USDC)
  • Multiple employers in collective bargaining negotiations and arbitrations

Media

Man of Influence Article


Legal Assistant/Paralegal:

Cheryl Owens

404-582-8429 - Direct
cheryl@elarbeethompson.com