As the managing partner of the Atlanta office, D. Albert Brannen mentors attorneys in the Atlanta office and helps them serve the Firm’s clients. Bert advises employers on a wide variety of union-related matters and assists them with the administration, negotiation, mediation and arbitration of collective bargaining agreements.
He also counsels employers who want to remain union-free with training, preventive strategies and counter-organizing educational campaigns. Employers rely on Bert to help avoid workplace crises, comply with all applicable laws and prevent litigation.
As part of his preventive practice, he prepares and reviews documents associated with the employment experience, including employee handbooks, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, ethics and confidentiality agreements, non-competition or non-solicitation agreements, and severance agreements.
Numerous publications have published Bert’s articles on a wide variety of employment law subjects. He regularly speaks to business and professional associations, industry groups and individual employers.
Furthermore, he was a member of the 2010 Employment Law360 editorial advisory board. He has taught labor and employment law at Georgia Institute of Technology since 2002.
Bert is the former Chairman of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. He still serves the Bar as a board member on the Labor and Employment Section’s mentoring program for new lawyers. He is a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Old Warhorse Lawyers Club and the Piedmont Driving Club.
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