Shaun Southworth | Atlanta Employment Lawyer | Georgia
SHAUN C. SOUTHWORTH is the founding attorney of Southworth PC. As an employment attorney, his practice focuses on representing employees and former employees in all areas of employment law. He carefully selects his clients and aggressively and doggedly represents them. When justice requires, he enjoys taking on any employer, from large Fortune 500 companies, to large governmental agencies. For his clients, he has not only obtained dispositive results, but also substantial five-figure settlements, six-figure settlements, settlements that have changed the way the workplace is structured, and settlements that have allowed his clients to continue working under their terms. Mr. Southworth is a graduate of the Duke University School of Law, where at graduation he received the “Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Labor and Employment Law,” an award not given every year. He was also named the Neill James Blue Scholar. After Duke, Mr. Southworth was a labor and employment associate at an “AmLaw 100″ law firm, a distinction reserved for America’s largest law firms. As an employment attorney, he represented employers from small business to Fortune 500 companies. Before founding Southworth PC, Mr. Southworth was also a labor and employment attorney at another national law firm, and the senior attorney at one of America’s premier employment and federal practice boutiques, where he represented employees and former employees against entities ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to large governmental agencies. He also supervised other employment attorneys and designed the litigation strategies for numerous employment cases. As an employment attorney, Mr. Southworth has represented clients in almost all areas of employment law, including sexual harassment and discrimination claims, racial harassment and discrimination claims, age harassment and discrimination claims, disability harassment and discrimination claims, medical leave interference and retaliation claims, wage and hour individual and class actions, and breach of employment agreement and fraud claims, among others. He has litigated claims before federal and state courts, before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, before arbitration panels, before the EEOC’s administrative judges in hearings and otherwise, before the Merit Systems Protection Board, and before the United States Office of Personnel Management. He has litigated claims as an employment attorney against large companies, and numerous federal government agencies, including the United States Department of Labor, the United States Postal Service, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the United States Department of Defense, and the United States Department of Justice. He has represented clients residing in over ten different states nationwide, and uses pro hac and co-counsel relationships as appropriate.
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Neil James Blue Scholar, Duke Law School; Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Labor and Employment Law
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