Archives for July 2019

Chandra Davis and Nzinga Shaw Present Taking Diversity and Inclusion to the Next Level!

Chandra Davis and Nzinga Shaw will present Taking Diversity and Inclusion to the Next Level on August 1 from 1:30 to 3 pm at the EEOC’s EXCEL Training Conference in Atlanta. Attend this session for an interactive panel presentation and discussion on developing a diverse and inclusive culture, along with meaningful metrics you can use […]

Halima White to Present ADR Options for the Early Resolution of EEO Claims with Lee Parks, Jr. and Justin Evans

On Aug 1 from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm at EEOC EXCEL Conference in Atlanta, Lee Parks, Jr., Halima Horton White, and Justin Evans will present an interactive workshop. Complainant’s counsel, defense counsel and an administrative judge will focus on how early mediation of harassment, hostile work environment and retaliation claims can benefit public and […]

Special Employment Law Webinar for Owners & Managers of Small Law Firms, Thursday, September 5 from 11 am to NOON

Jamala S. McFadden will present important employment law pointers designed to help small law firms avoid risk and save money. Please join us for a Special Employment Law Webinar for Owners and Managers of Small Law Firms on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 from 11 am to NOON. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/special-employment-law-webinar-for-owners-and-managers-of-small-law-firms-tickets-66331889467.

Halima White and Chandra Davis to Present at EEOC’s EXCEL Conference in Atlanta

Halima Horton White will present ADR Options for the Early Resolution of EEO Claims on August 1 from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm and Chandra Davis will present Taking Diversity and Inclusion to the Next Level on August 1 from 1:30 to 3 pm at the EEOC’s 2019 EXCEL Conference in Atlanta. More info at:https://www1.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/4-30-19c.cfm. […]

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS: GA Labor Law Poster Change and EEOC Releases Sample Forms to Help Employers with EEO-1 Survey

Georgia recently released an update for labor law posters to include the Workers’ Compensation Bill of Rights new benefit dollar amounts and a new revision date. Additionally, employers were informed that the EEOC now requires a second component of the EEO-1 Survey for employers with over 100 employees. Component 2 asks for employees’ hours worked […]

ELS Offers Training and Counsel to Boards

Attorneys at The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis assist non-profits and not-for-profit organizations with various aspects of board management and membership. Our team of attorneys is dedicated to helping non-profit organizations thrive. We provide straightforward advice to all types of charities, institutions, foundations and not-for-profit organizations across the breadth of the sector, from educational and […]

Diversity and Inclusion in the Law

Jamala S. McFadden and Jamie Thompson participated in the Diversity and Inclusion in the Law: 2019 Summer Associate Pro Bono Series. Diversity and Inclusion in the Law Training is the most recent segment of the Atlanta Legal Aid‘s 2019 Summer Pro Bono Certificate Series. The training included a panel of speakers discussing the importance of […]

Jamala S. McFadden and Raquel Crump Recognized in The Pro Bono Resource Center List of Pro Bono All-Stars

Jamala S. McFadden and Raquel Crump are included in The Pro Bono Resource Center List of Pro Bono All-Stars. The complete listing is included in the most recent Georgia Bar Journal. Jamala is recognized for her pro bono work with Atlanta Legal Aid Society and Raquel for her work with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta.

ELS Celebrates Jamie Thompson’s Successful Internship

ELS Team enjoyed an afternoon at Topgolf to celebrate the conclusion of Jamie Thompson‘s internship at the firm. Jamie’s work was great and we all really enjoyed having him with us this summer. Jamie will work at a personal injury firm for the next month and then attend The American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in […]

Jamala McFadden’s Presidential Leadership Scholar Project: Space Between

The Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) brings together a diverse network of leaders to collaborate and make a difference in the world as they learn about leadership through the lens of the presidential experiences of George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson.  During the program, each PLS scholar works on a […]