Tennille C. Hoover

Tennille C. Hoover

Direct: 678.831.5374
Fax: 404.795.1070
Email: thoover@theemploymentlawsolution.com

J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
B.A., English Literature, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Spelman College

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 Tennille Hoover, Esq., SPHR, is a management-side employment law attorney with The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis, LLC. She uses her experience as both an employment law litigator and former human resources director to provide practical solutions to workforce problems and to avoid costly litigation.

Tennille has designed her practice to handle all aspects of her clients’ employment law issues, from litigation, to investigations, to training and day-to-day advice. She has advised, trained, and successfully defended employers in the areas of employment discrimination, disability accommodations, family and medical leave, employee recruitment and separation, and wage and hour. She assists clients with drafting and reviewing employment-related documents such as employment contracts and employee handbooks.

With respect to litigation defense, Tennille has successfully defended employers in state and federal court against actions brought by current and former employees in federal and state courts, as well as the Department of Justice, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other administrative agencies. And she has performed complex investigations for private, governmental, and educational organizations.

Outside of the office, Tennille is actively engaged in the community as a member of Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s Advisory Committee and a member of the Professional Development Committee of the Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR-Atlanta). She is also a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Tennille graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Spelman College. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as President of the Black Law Students Association and as Editor-in-Chief of Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice.

Tennille is a 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Star. She is certified as a Title IX Investigator, a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, and a Senior Professional in Human Resources.


  • Co-Speaker, “No Topic Too High – Medical Marijuana and the Workplace,” NAAAHR Atlanta chapter of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (Mar. 2019)
  • Co-Speaker, “Conducting Effective and Ethical Internal Investigations,” The Employment Law Solution (Mar. 2016)
  • Speaker, “Key Legal Aspects of Your Employment Relationship,” National Sales Network (Oct. 2015)
  • Co-Author and Co-Speaker, “Employment Law 101,” ICLE Group Mentoring (Mar. 2015)
  • Panelist, “Inspiration for Your Journey”, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, Professional Development Academy (Oct. 2014)
  • Panelist, “Demystifying Law School”,  Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (Apr. 2014)



  • Atlanta Legal Aid, Advisory Committee
  • Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, Volunteer Attorney
  • The Stone Mountain-Lithonia Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.,
  • Spelman College’s Sister 2 Sister Mentoring Program
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, Professional Development Academy (2013)
  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AVLF) Saturday Lawyer’s Program, Volunteer Lawyer (2013)


  • The National Black Lawyers Foundation 40 Under 40 (2015)
  • 2020 Rising Star, Super Lawyers