Halima H. White

Direct: 404.219.8174
Email: hwhite@theemploymentlawsolution.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/halimahorton

Education:
J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School (2001), Member, Vanderbilt Law Review
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham (1997)

Admitted to practice:
Georgia
Tennessee
U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 6th, 10th, 11th and District of Columbia Circuits

Halima Horton White has 20 years of experience representing and advising employers. She co-chaired two federal jury trials, representing employers in sexual harassment matters. She also represented employers in numerous labor arbitrations and other hearings. She obtained summary judgment for clients dozens of times and presented oral argument to the Sixth Circuit, which affirmed summary judgment to her client. Halima typically represents clients in wage and hour/overtime pay matters; race, age, disability, or sex discrimination, harassment, or retaliation matters; and non-compete matters. Halima honed her employment law experience at a national employment law boutique and while serving as a partner at an AmLaw 100 law firm.

In addition to her agency and litigation representation, Halima conducts investigations for clients and provides training to managers on compliance with employment laws. For example, she travelled within the United States and to China, India and Sweden to train a client’s managers on how to conduct effective ethics and compliance investigations. She is bilingual and conducted training on professionalism in the workplace, in Spanish, in Mexico and Puerto Rico. Halima also has served as a mediator to help parties resolve disputes in hundreds of matters.

Halima has significant community involvement. She is a board member and past conference chair of the Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys, which has awarded more than $250,000 in scholarships. She is a former board member and former “Big Sister” with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta. She is a former reader with “Everybody Wins!” and she is a former Vice President of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys.

Upcoming Presentation:

ADR Options for the Early Resolution of EEO Claims, EEOC’s 2019 EXCEL Conference August 1 – 10:30 am to 12 pm