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Timothy J. Holdsworth


Suite 800 
229 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30303

404-582-8468 - Direct
404-659-6700 - Main


Tim strives to find unique solutions for his clients based on their distinct challenges and needs. He represents and advises employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, employee leave issues, wage and hour claims, and violations of non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements.

An Atlanta native, Tim attended the University of Georgia for both undergraduate and law school. After graduating with high honors, Tim clerked for Magistrate Judge Brian K. Epps in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, before moving back to Atlanta and accepting a position at a national litigation firm. There Tim focused on insurance defense for several years until a growing desire to represent individual clients brought him to Elarbee Thompson.

As a Partner at Elarbee Thompson, Tim focuses on building long-lasting relationships with his clients. His practice includes both private and public defense, as well as day-to-day counseling across a variety of matters.

Tim lives in Decatur with his wife, Noelle, their two sons, Logan and Caden, and their dog, Nugget. When not working, you’ll find Tim spending time with his family or watching either Atlanta United or Arsenal play.



J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law, 2013
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Georgia, 2010


Class & Collective Action
Employment Law
Labor Relations
Unfair Competition
Wage and Hour


Atlanta Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association, Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers
State Bar of Georgia
State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division


Georgia Journal of Intellectual Property, Executive Editor




Cobb Young Professionals
Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
SHRM-Atlanta, Rising Leaders

Representative Matters

Tim regularly represents employers in lawsuits and before government agencies in employment law claims.

Obtained dismissal of tortious interference with contractual relations claims for members of management and an employer in the Northern District of Georgia.

Obtained dismissal of conspiracy to interfere with civil rights under § 1985 against employer in the Southern District of Georgia.

Obtained dismissal of defamation counterclaims against employer in the Superior Court of Cobb County, Georgia.

Legal Assistant / Paralegal:

Tamrisa Matlock

404-582-8450 - Direct