ELS Wins Jury Trial

In March 2022, working in conjunction with another law firm, ELS first-chaired a jury trial for a prominent client where the issue was “reverse” race discrimination concerning appointments/promotions. The plaintiff argued that the employer essentially had a quota system of replacing departing employees in the top ranks with individuals of the same race to keep […]

EEOC 101: Knowing The Laws and Avoiding the Pitfalls

Thursday, July 15th / 12:30 PM – 4:10 PM (EST)  It’s not unusual for people who’ve taken on leadership roles to quickly realize the importance of having a working knowledge of EEO.  As a manager, team lead, HR representative or new business owner, understanding your responsibilities under the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) laws and […]

On the Basis of Sexual Orientation in The Workplace

By Terry Ann Campbell, ELS Summer Associate Seven years ago, Gerald Bostock was fired from his job as a Child Advocate for being gay. Despite his previous years of exemplary service, Mr. Bostock was let go by his employer for actively participating in a gay softball league. Consequently, legal action ensued that ended up in […]

Breaking New Ground: Employer RTW Questions

Below are questions that we have received from employers and issues employers should consider as they prepare to open their workplaces.  Not all questions have clear cut answers.  Please remember that the return to work decisions your organization makes and the process you use to make those decisions will be scrutinized in any subsequent COVID-19 […]

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ELS Celebrates Women’s History Month: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

As we grapple with the devastating impact of COVID-19, we pause to honor women pioneers whose inventions were borne from the necessity of saving lives. Today we recognize Dr. Patricia Era Bath, an American ophthalmologist, inventor, humanitarian, and academic. Dr. Bath discovered and invented a new device and technique for cataract surgery known as laserphaco.  […]

ELS Honored to Receive AT&T Diversity and Inclusion Pipeline Award

ELS is proud to be recognized by our client, AT&T, for our efforts to increase the pipeline of diverse individuals entering the legal profession. In praising our efforts, AT&T’s General Counsel, David McAtee, acknowledged that we are a small firm that punches well above our weight! Check out our video highlighting some of our work. […]

Georgia’s Judiciary has Established an Ad Hoc Committee to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Judicial Branch of Government

As head of Georgia’s judiciary, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton announced he has established an “Ad Hoc Committee to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Judicial Branch of Government.” The Committee is charged with gathering research, examining and evaluating best practices, and encouraging all classes of Georgia courts and court councils to establish policies to prevent […]

The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis Celebrates Black History

Chandra C. Davis, co-founding partner of ELS, celebrated Black History by making a video tour of the firm, highlighting great legal minds and community change agents. “When my law partner, Jamala McFadden and I started the firm it was with the knowledge that we did not do this alone. We were inspired by many of […]

Jamala McFadden Selected to Georgia 2019 Super Lawyers®

The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis is proud to announce that Jamala McFadden has been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Georgia Super Lawyers® list. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. Attorneys are chosen for this honor through a nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research […]