Archives for August 2013

ELS Partner Chandra Davis On EEOC Panel, July 2013

ELS Partner, Chandra Davis served on a panel for the EEOC Atlanta District Office summer interns. She along with Joe Moan, Senior Managing Counsel at The Coca-Cola Company, and Bridget Green, Director of Human Resources at Northside Hospital, advised law student interns on the various ways they can use their legal degrees and on their […]

EEOC Atlanta Office Training August 2013

Last week the EEOC’s Atlanta Office facilitated its annual two day seminar (TAPS).  The Agency covered “Sex Discrimination After Glenn v. Brumby,” exploring the EEOC’s broad reading of Title VII to include harassment claims brought by a transgender workers a development that will likely spur more transgender discrimination claims and underscores the need for employers […]

Fulton County Daily Report: “New 4-Woman Employment Law Firm Takes on Big Law”

Click here to download a pdf of the article or click here to view the article on line.

Litigation Over Noncompete Clauses Is Rising

More employers are requiring their new workers to sign “noncompete” agreements, which they say are needed to prevent insiders from taking trade secrets, business relationships or customer data to competing firms when they leave. But with a more than 60% rise over the past decade in the number of departing employees who are getting sued […]

Depression in the Workplace: Strategies for Seamlessly Handling FMLA Requests and ADA Accommodations

Medically speaking, the term “mental illness” describes a plethora of mental and emotional disorders ranging from mild anxiety to more serious conditions such as depression that significantly interfere with major life activities including learning, working, and simply communicating with others. Legally speaking, “mental illness” isn’t quite as easy to define, yet employers are expected to […]

Welcome to ELS’s Employer Defense Law Blog

Welcome to our blog. This blog is dedicated to a discussion of many of the different areas of employment law confronted by employers in today’s workplace – and the changes regularly occurring there. Some of these changes include: drafting social media policies to govern employees’ postings on the Internet – employers now grapple with such […]

Announcing McFadden, White, Sprattlin & Davis: The Employment Law Solution (ELS)

We are pleased to announce the formation of McFadden, White, Sprattlin & Davis:  The Employment Law Solution (“ELS”), effective June 4, 2013.  Chandra Davis, Jamala McFadden, Nancy Castor Sprattlin, and Joy White join forces to form a boutique employment law firm focused on serving business clients.

ELS Partner Jamala McFadden receives Atlanta Bar Association’s Outstanding Woman of Achievement Award, June 2013

On Friday, June 7, 2013, the Atlanta Bar Association presented Jamala McFadden with its “Outstanding Woman in the Profession Achievement Award.” This award recognizes a woman lawyer whose contributions have assisted in promoting and empowering women in the profession.

Atlanta Business League to Spotlight ELS

Coming September 2013. Click here to visit the Atlanta Business League website.