John Snelling

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

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Peachtree Street Northeast 1180
Atlanta 30309 GA US

John Snelling is a partner in the Atlanta office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. Mr. Snelling practices in the areas of employment litigation, employee relations counseling, human resources policy development and management training.

Mr. Snelling’s focus on employment litigation includes employment discrimination and harassment, restrictive covenant and contract disputes, wage and hour claims, wrongful discharge and other employment torts.

He has experience representing management before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, in labor arbitrations and in private mediations. He also has experience providing daily counsel to clients on compliance with employment laws and regulations, conducting and advising clients on investigations of harassment complaints, conducting management training on employment laws and fair employment practices, developing personnel policies and procedures and advising clients on union avoidance and election issues.

In addition, Mr. Snelling is experienced in settlement negotiation, alternative dispute resolution and negotiation of severance benefits, employment contracts and executive compensation agreements.

Education :

  • Emory University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1990
  • Vanderbilt University, Bachelor of Arts, 1987

Admissions :

  • State Bar Admissions, Georgia
  • United States Courts of Appeals & Supreme Court
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • State Supreme Courts
    • Georgia Supreme Court
  • State Appellate Courts, Georgia Court of Appeals

Associations :

  • American Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Law Section
    • Section of Litigation
  • State Bar of Georgia
    • Labor and Employment Law Section
    • Section of Litigation

Representative Matters :

  • Represented international staffing solutions company on employment litigation in federal and state courts in 37 states.
  • Represented the world’s largest telecommunications company on employment litigation throughout the southeastern United States.
  • Represented a preeminent private university and its healthcare network on employment litigation and advice and counsel on all aspects of employment law compliance.
  • Provided daily employment counseling to three of the country’s largest hospital networks. Wrote employee handbooks, advised on discipline, discharge and wage/hour issues, and investigated discrimination and harassment complaints.
  • Conducted employment audits for automotive dealer groups with more than 80 dealerships across the country to identify potential employment law problems and solutions to reduce exposure.
  • Drafted and implemented drug testing programs for major companies and small businesses in various health care, automotive and manufacturing industries.
  • Handled defense of large wage and hour class actions for international staffing company involving thousands of individual plaintiffs.

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Peachtree Street Northeast 1180
Atlanta 30309 GA US
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