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Georgia Employment Law

The Firm’s employment practice includes almost all issues arising out of the workplace. The Georgia employment attorneys at SMITH LAW have successfully represented employees who have been wrongfully terminated, discriminated and retaliated against, demoted, suspended, harassed, denied a workplace accommodation, denied overtime and minimum wages, and denied medical leave. The attorneys at SMITH LAW have also successfully represented employees whose private medical information was unlawfully disclosed at work, employees who have exposed fraudulent practices within the workplace, and employees who were accused of breaching restrictive covenants (e.g., non-competition and non-solicitation agreements) and trade secret statutes.

The Georgia employment attorneys at SMITH LAW have also represented employers of all sizes, including food franchisees, restaurants, educational institutions, medical funding companies, and home health companies. The attorneys at SMITH LAW have successfully defended employers against allegations of discrimination and retaliation, sexual harassment, minimum and overtime wage violations, contract disputes, violation of trade secret statutes, and claims for unfair competition.

The Georgia employment attorneys at SMITH LAW have successfully litigated and tried numerous cases, including nationwide collective actions. The attorneys at SMITH LAW have also resolved cases through mediation, arbitration, and other methods of alternative dispute resolution.

Litigation can be costly, especially for small businesses, which is why employers must adopt a proactive approach to compliance instead of a reactive approach. Numerous companies have retained SMITH LAW on an ongoing basis to educate and guide them through compliance-related issues as needed. The attorneys at SMITH LAW have drafted employee handbooks, anti-sexual harassment policies, employment agreements, severance agreements, non-disclosure agreements, non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, independent contractor agreements, and other types of agreements for numerous companies.

Learn more below about some of the areas of employment law in which we practice. Contact SMITH LAW for additional information about how we can help you. Located in Gwinnett County, we serve clients in the Atlanta area and throughout Georgia.

Discrimination & Retaliation

Discrimination & Retaliation

Discrimination & Retaliation The Georgia employment discrimination attorneys at SMITH LAW are committed to fighting for the rights of employees who have been discriminated against because of their race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender or disability. We also fight f… Read More
Labor Trafficking

Labor Trafficking

Labor Trafficking Human trafficking involves “the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitud… Read More
Wrongful Termination

Wrongful Termination

Wrongful Termination Wrongful termination arises where an employee is terminated from employment for unlawful reasons. Generally, in the absence of an employment contract for a specified term or collective bargaining agreement, employment is considered “at will,” whi… Read More
Sexual Harassment & Retaliation

Sexual Harassment & Retaliation

Sexual Harassment & Retaliation The Georgia sexual harassment lawyers at SMITH LAW have successfully represented numerous individuals who have been sexually harassed at the workplace by co-workers, supervisors or presidents/owners. There are two types of sexual harassment: (1) host… Read More
Overtime & Minimum Wage

Overtime & Minimum Wage

Overtime & Minimum Wage The Georgia overtime lawyers at SMITH LAW have extensive experience in helping employees recover unpaid wages and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended. SMITH LAW has successfully resolved single plaintiff and collective… Read More
Trucking Whistleblowers

Trucking Whistleblowers

Trucking Whistleblowers SMITH LAW has successfully represented individuals in whistleblower / retaliation actions arising under various laws enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”). Your Rights Under the Surface Transportation Assistance A… Read More

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