FRED DAWKINS

FCD Law advises companies on all personnel-related issues having a legal dimension: compliance with discrimination laws, wage and hour laws, and laws outlining leave obligations; development of personnel policies, forms, procedures, and agreements; and design of performance management frameworks. FCD Law also provides day-to-day guidance on employment situations; provides supervisor training; performs workplace investigations and compliance audits; develops diversity management strategies that address inclusion-related goals while furthering business objectives; develops severance plans and reduction in force strategies; and represents employers in administrative proceedings, in state and federal court trials (as lead counsel), and in collective bargaining grievance arbitrations.

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: Georgia, Northern District of Georgia, Middle District of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

CURRENT FIRM: Frederick C. Dawkins, Esq., P.C.

PRIOR FIRM(S): Alston & Bird  |  Holland & Knight  |  Troutman Sanders

LAW SCHOOL: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

HONORS AND AWARDS: Georgia Super Lawyers for Employment & Labor, Best Lawyers in America in Labor and Employment Law, Georgia Trend Legal Elite in Labor and Employment

PRACTICE AREA(S):

Labor and Employment

(Counseling and Compliance, Disability and Leave Management, EEO Audits (e.g., Pay Equity, Hiring/Promotion), Employee Mobility, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition, Employment, Consultant and Severance Agreements, Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation, Hiring Procedures and Background Checks, Litigation — Employee-side, Litigation — Employer-side, Restrictive Covenants (Confidentiality, Non-competition and Non-solicitation), Separation/Severance Agreements, Wage and Hour, Whistleblower Claims, Worker Classification, Workplace Investigations, Workplace Policies and Procedures)


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