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 […]

University of Michigan School of Law Alumni & Friends Service Day – Atlanta May 4 – 1 to 4pm

Friends of ELS: Come join a team of up to 75 volunteers on Saturday, May 4th from 1pm to 4pm at the University of Michigan Law School Alumni & Friends Service Day. Date: May 4 in Atlanta at Atlanta Community Food Bank. This will be the ideal volunteer opportunity. Location: Product Rescue Center 732 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-6628 Product Rescue Center volunteers […]

Raquel Crump to Present Navigating Issues of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Feb. 26

Raquel Crump will participate as a panelist in a presentation on Navigating Issues of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace at the Beginning Lawyers Program on February 26, 2019 at the State Bar of Georgia in Atlanta. Raquel’s presentation is scheduled for 9:20 a.m. Details available at www.gabar.org. Link to Register

Chandra Davis will Present a Webinar: Employment Law Trends and Developments on March 22 at 3 p.m.(ET)

Chandra Davis will present a webinar: Employment Law in the 2019 Landscape: Trends, Developments and What Lies Ahead Friday, March 22, 2019  3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (ET) Key Topics: U.S. and Canadian Employment Law Then and Now Recent Updates and Case Law Rulings Enforcement Trends Compliance Issues and Mitigating Risks Click here to register […]

Jamala McFadden Selected to Participate in Presidential Leadership Scholars Program

Jamala McFadden, Owner and Partner, The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis, LLC Selected to Participate in Presidential Leadership Scholars Program The Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program consists of 60 Scholars who will form the program’s fifth annual class. PLS serves as a catalyst for a diverse network of established leaders brought together to collaborate and […]

The Legal Issues Involved in the Les Moonves Saga

There’s So Much to Les: The Legal Issues Involved in the Les Moonves Saga Recently disgraced former CBS CEO Les Moonves demanded to arbitrate whether he is entitled to $120,000,000 in severance pay from CBS. The matter raises a number of employment issues that many employers grapple with, including: How to draft employment contracts, severance agreements, […]

Social Media and Workplace Investigations

You’ve seen social media sites used in criminal investigations, but can they be used in workplace investigations? In most cases, yes. Publicly-posted social media posts can assist in conducting workplace investigations, but employers should proceed with caution. Some states have enacted laws and regulations that limit an employer’s access to their workers’ social media accounts. […]

Public Employers Turn Attention to Addressing Harassment Complaints

No doubt, recent developments and media articles have captured everyone’s attention. Highlights of recent developments in Georgia: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s recent executive order regarding the state’s sexual harassment training program sets up new training requirements for state employees and managers. Governor Kemp made the state’s inspector general’s office the ultimate repository for complaints. The […]

Attorney Raquel Crump has been selected to participate in the National Employment Law Council (“NELC”) Academy as a Returning Fellow

ELS Attorney Raquel Crump has been selected to participate in the National Employment Law Council (“NELC”) Academy as a Returning Fellow. The Academy is held during NELC’s annual conference in San Diego, CA April 24-26.  NELC membership eligibility is limited to management-side labor and employment practitioners with at least four years’ experience, with at least 75% of […]

ELS adds Attorney Jerico Phillips to the Team of Employment Attorneys

ELS is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Jerico Phillips. Jerico is a graduate of Emory University School of Law. His activities at Emory included: The Southern Journal of Policy and Justice, Vol. XII, Symposium Editor; Teaching Fellow to Professor Daspit–American Legal Writing, Analysis, and Research Course, Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques Teaching Fellow; […]