Archives for June 2019

ELS Looking for 2L Intern

The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis has an open spot for a 2L intern this fall. Local law students with excellent grades and writing samples are encouraged to apply by July 25. Please direct a cover letter and unofficial transcript to [email protected] Duties include legal research; drafting letters, memos, motions, and pleadings; assisting with discovery; […]

ELS is Looking for an Experienced Paralegal to Join Employment Law Firm

Our Paralegal is a very important person in our firm. The Paralegal will assist the firm’s attorneys in every aspect of our practice. Our Attorneys rely heavily on the Paralegal for litigation and other types of matter support. Accordingly, the Paralegal must be able to keep track of many details at the same time and adapt to quickly […]

Raquel Crump – On the Rise!

Thank you Daily Report ALM for selecting Raquel Crump to join the 2019 On The Rise Class! Congrats to YLD Crew, Rizza O’Connor and Jenn Coalson!

Cobb Chamber of Commerce Presents Award to ELS

Thanks again to Cobb Chamber of Commerce for their visit today to celebrate Top 25 Small Business Award. Jamie Thompson, Myra Bohannon, Raquel Crump, and Joel Blockton enjoyed a visit at ELS.

ELS Summer Employment Law Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is available on our LinkedIn page. Articles include: Supreme Court To Decide LGBTQ Workers’ Rights Raise Your Defenses and Raise Them Early: A Good Reminder from the Supreme Court for Employment Counsel Defending Title VII Workplace Bullying: States are Taking Action Other informative topics: Employment Law Checklist, Risk Management, and Internships. #ELSFirm […]

Raise Your Defenses and Raise Them Early: A Good Reminder from the Supreme Court for Employment Counsel Defending Title VII Claims

On June 3, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States released its opinion in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis leading to a very valuable lesson for employers – raise your defenses and raise them early. The employee in this case filed an EEOC charge against her employer for sexual harassment and retaliation for […]

Workplace Bullying: States are Taking Action

by Jamie Thompson, Summer Associate Employers should be aware that bullying may give rise to actionable harassment claims when the bullying is connected to a protected category. Bullying is often thought of as a problem that was outgrown and left behind from days in grade school and on the playground. However, bullying has crossed over […]

GABWA Event is Highlight of Summer Associate’s First Week

Jamie Thompson noted the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA) Lunch and Learn was the highlight of his first week as summer associate. Here’s why: The highlight of my first week as an ELS Summer Associate was attending a lunch and learn with Founding Partner of ELS, Jamala McFadden. The lunch and learn was […]

Jamie Thompson Joins ELS as Summer Associate

Jamie Thompson has joined the ELS Team as the 2019 Summer Associate. Jamie is a rising 2L at the University of Tennessee College of Law. Jamie serves his law school in several capacities which include: the American Bar Association Representative, a Staff Editor for Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, and as the Historian […]

Supreme Court To Decide LGBTQ Workers’ Rights

It may come as news to many that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that federal law does not protect employees from discrimination based on their sexual orientation.  The Supreme Court will review whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) prohibits discrimination against employees because […]