The Daily Report Recognizes DEF's newly Elected Partners
"The Daily Report recognized DEF’s four newly elected partners, who all happen to be women. Already partner, Jennifer Parrott, has been promoted to equity partner, while Vivian Fisher, Whitney Lay Greene and Melody Kiella have been announced as partners.
The Daily Report article highlights our firm’s first ever partnership class composed of all women. “Drew Eckl’s partnership did not overtly aim to elect an all-female class, said the Atlanta firm’s managing partner, Joe Chancey, but it does point to an increased focus, as at many firms, on supporting women lawyers." ... Continue Reading
Partner John Ferguson has been recognized in the 26th Edition "Lawyer of the Year" for his work in Workers' Compensation Law- Employers in Atlanta. John has served on the Chairman's Advisory Council for the State Board of Workers' Compensation for 27 years from 1990-2017 and has been selected by Peer Review in years, 2004-2019, as a Georgia Super Lawyer, and from 2007 through 2018, he has been selected by Best Lawyers in America (U.S. News). ... Continue Reading
We are proud to announce that fifteen of our attorneys have been listed as the 2020 Best Lawyers in America©. ... Continue Reading
The opioid crisis in America is frequently in the news and should be. Opioids have caused an enormous cost increase for workers' compensation employers and insurers. ... Continue Reading
Recent headlines about large scale sexual harassment allegations at Uber and the parent corporation of Kay Jewelers highlight the increased risk faced by today's employers for costly litigation arising out of their workforce. ... Continue Reading
As you have likely already heard by now, the United States Department of Labor has published its long-awaited final rule greatly expanding the overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"). The new rule became effective December 1, 2016. ... Continue Reading