The firm is proud to be recognized in the 2013 Super Lawyers Business Edition as the “Top Small Law Firm” for Employment Law in the state of Georgia. Super Lawyers Business Edition is an annual resource that serves as the go-to-guide for general counsel and businesses when making legal hiring decisions. Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers and law firms who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.Read More
Hall, Arbery & Gilligan LLP partner Wit Hall has years of experience advising clients about federal government contract requirements including the drafting of affirmative action plans (AAPs), defense of compliance reviews and glass ceiling audits, and general compliance with Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations.
We can help you navigate OFCCP rules, regulations, and procedures. Our firm can determine whether your organization is a covered contractor under Executive Order 11246 and its regulations; develop AAPs; train human resources and staffing personnel on compliance obligations; defend your organization during a compliance review or audit; and represent your organization during negotiation of conciliation agreements or defense of an OFCCP enforcement action.Read More
February 2013 – Two of the founding partners of Hall, Arbery & Gilligan LLP (Wit Hall and Chris Arbery) have been recognized as 2013 “Georgia Super Lawyers” as published by Atlanta Magazine. According to the selection committee, Super Lawyers are those who have “achieved excellence in their practice” and are selected based on peer recognition and professional achievement.Read More
February 2013 – Hall, Arbery & Gilligan LLP recently obtained dismissal of all claims in an employment case against its client, a nationwide retailer, on a successful motion to dismiss. The plaintiff, a former employee of the retailer, filed a complaint alleging various tort claims including intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy, and tortious interference with business relations. The Superior Court of Cobb County, Georgia, granted the motion to dismiss on February 11, 2013.Read More
Hall, Arbery & Gilligan LLP secured successful outcomes for several clients early in 2013 in cases involving Title VII civil rights claims, business disputes over competition by departed employees, and tort claims filed against a former employer. In two cases pending in the Northern District of Georgia, we obtained complete summary judgment in a Title VII retaliation case, and a complete dismissal of all claims in a 14-count business dispute lawsuit filed against a recently departed employee. In two state court cases, HA&G obtained dismissals in another departed employee business tort and restrictive covenant case, and in a case filed by a former employee alleging tortious interference, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and invasion of privacy.Read More