Halima Horton White, Partner

Direct: 678.503.5464
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. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit

Partner Halima Horton White (she/her) has 20 years of experience representing and advising employers. She recently first-chaired a federal jury trial on a “reverse” race discrimination matter and obtained a complete defense verdict. She also represented employers in sexual harassment jury trials, 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 provides legal advice and counsel to employers. She has served as a mediator to help parties resolve disputes in hundreds of matters.

Select Professional and Community Involvement

  • Executive Director of the State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program
  • Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys – Prior Conference Chair
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta – Former Board Member
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta – Former Big Sister
  • “Everybody Wins!” – Former Reader
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys – Vice President (2006)