J.D., University of North Carolina, 1987
B.S., magna cum laude, East Carolina University, 1983
Wage and Hour
State Bar of Georgia
North Carolina Bar Association
American Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys
Best Lawyers® in America
Georgia Super Lawyers
Distinguished Service Award, Atlanta Bar Association
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Successfully represented a public employer against claims of race discrimination under Title VII and the Equal Protection Clause and state law claims for negligent retention and supervision.
Obtained summary judgment for a large hospital against claims of national origin discrimination under Title VII and age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
Obtained summary judgment for a private university against claims of race discrimination related to denial of a promotion and compensation under Title VII and disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Successfully represented a public employer before the Georgia Supreme Court in a constitutional case defining the circumstances of when an employer must provide a post-termination hearing to a former employee.
Wage and Hour
Worked with a large financial services company to successfully resolve wage and hour disputes, including claims for unpaid overtime, off-the-clock work and meal period violations under the FLSA.
Created an employment law training program for managers and physicians of a large health system and trained system human resources personnel to lead the training.
Worked with a national healthcare client to protect their competitive interests by drafting agreements, including non-competition, non-solicitation, non-recruitment, non-disclosure and confidentiality provisions.
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