J.D., Emory University, 1989
B.A., University of Maryland, 1981
Class & Collective Action
Wage and Hour
American Bar Association
State Bar of Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association
Dekalb Chamber of Commerce
Member of Board of Commissioners, Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (Governor Appointed)
Law Clerk to the Honorable Allen L. Chancey, Chief Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Georgia Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers® in America
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Rounds, Case No. A20A1226 (Ga. Ct. App. 2020) (successfully defended governmental association against breach of contract and tort claims in dispute over retirement benefits).
West, 2020 WL 5870246 (11th Cir. 2020) (successfully defended city against race discrimination and Georgia whistleblower retaliation claims).
Palzer, 2020 WL 6226904 (10th Cir. 2020) (successfully defended major communications company against race and age discrimination claims, as well as retaliation claims).
Moreno, 2020 WL 5036026 (9th Cir. 2020) (successfully defended major home security company against claims of race and national origin discrimination).
Barnes, 2018 WL 4232027 (N.D. Okla. 2018) (successfully defended major communications company against Family and Medical Leave Act claims).
Nealis, 731 F. App’x 787 (10th Cir. 2017) (successfully defended major communications company against retaliatory discharge claim under Title VII).
Garcia, 321 Ga. App. 48 (2013) (successfully defended major carpeting manufacturer against defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and other tort claims).
Hiers, 284 Ga. App. 640 (2007) (successfully defended major credit check company against claims brought under employment agreement).
Onque, 2006 WL 2707466 (D. Nev. 2006) (obtained summary judgment for major communications company on correct formula to be applied to employee’s overtime claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act).
Matewski, 2003 WL 215166577 (D. Maine 2003) (successfully defended major exterminating company against disability discrimination claim under the Maine Human Rights Act).
In addition, Will has filed amicus curiae briefs in support of private and public employers: Reilly v. Alcan Aluminum Corp., 272 Ga. 279 (2000) (refusing to recognize employee claim in tort for age discrimination); and McKinney v. Pate, 20 F.3d 1550 (11th Cir. 1994) (restricting substantive due process claims in public employment).
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