Employment Law and Litigation

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“Having the choice of any attorney in Athens, I chose Michael Daniel.”
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Our attorneys routinely counsel management and human resources personnel on a wide range of personnel policies and practices to minimize liability exposure and to insure compliance with the relevant laws. In doing so, the firm offers advice, compliance review and training regarding company policies, procedure manuals, employee handbooks, record keeping and all other facets of compliance with state and federal employment, discrimination, and wage and hour laws. The firm routinely represents businesses in litigation arising from allegations of violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, The Fair Labor Standards Act, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and The Family Medical Leave Act, including representation before the EEOC and the Georgia Department of Labor.

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MICHAEL C. DANIEL received his JD degree from the University of Georgia Law School in December of 1983. He was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1984 and is a member of the Business Law, Health Law Labor & Employment Law and School & College Law Labor Sections of the State Bar of Georgia.  

Employment
EEOC v. Pizza…, The United State District Court, M.D. of Georgia. Represented a Pizza business against a charge of sexual harassment against a supervisor. Obtained a successful result with the District Court dismissing the case on summary judgment.

Larosa v.GP, The United States District Court, M.D. of Georgia. Represented GP concerning an age discrimination claim. Following a five day trial the jury returned a defense verdict.

Pittman v. U…of Georgia Corporation, The United States District Court, M.D. of Georgia.Served as counsel for U… of Georgia Corporation in a race and sex discrimination claim.

Lloyd v. … … Health Systems, The United States District Court, M.D. of Georgia & the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Represented ABHS concerning a race discrimination claim. The Court dismissed the claim on summary judgment. The Court’s decision was sustained on appeal to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Colbert v. … … Health Systems, The United States District Court, M.D. of Georgia.Represented ABHS concerning a race discrimination claim. The Court dismissed the claim on summary judgment. The Court’s decision was sustained on appeal to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Turner v. Secretary of the Air Force, The United States District Court, N.D. of Florida.Served as Co-counsel, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, defending the Department of the Air Force in a Class Action lawsuit involving 200 present and former minority employees at Elgin Air Force Base. The primary case was settled through the establishment of a complaint system governed by a consent judgment. The consent judgment allowed the class members to by-pass the EEOC on claims of individual discrimination and have cases heard by the District Court. In addition to representing the Air Force on the main case, served as lead counsel on three individual cases which were tried to verdict and co-counsel on six cases that were tried to verdict.

Representation has been provided to numerous companies in EEOC investigations where suit was not filed.