Tennille C. Hoover

Tennille C. Hoover

Direct: 678.831.5374
Fax: 404.795.1070
Email: [email protected]

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

Admitted to practice:
Georgia

Tennille Hoover is an attorney with ELS. Using her former experience as an HR director for an employer with over 6000 employees, Tennille provides strategic employment law representation and counseling to complement organizational management and minimize legal liability.

Tennille is highly skilled in managing, analyzing, and problem-solving a wide array of HR matters, including employee discipline, reward and recognition, employee relations issues, performance management, and absence management. She concentrates her practice on advice and counseling, training and development, HR documentation review, and agency representation to companies, non-profit entities, government agencies and educational institutions. Tennille also specializes in developing HR documentation for start-up and developing companies, including employee handbooks, HR policies and procedures.

Tennille has represented clients before the Eleventh Circuit, the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the state courts of Georgia, the Department of Justice, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other administrative hearing bodies.

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 Editor-in-Chief of Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice. Tennille also served as President of the Black Law Students Association.

Tennille is a certified senior human resources professional as recognized by the HR Certification Institute and a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. She is also a Mentor with the ELS Mentor Program.

PRESENTATIONS

  • 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)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • 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)

ACCOLADES

The National Black Lawyers Foundation 40 Under 40 (2015)