Russell Jones regularly counsels and trains employers on all aspects of the employment relationship, including avoiding discrimination and harassment claims, union avoidance, complying with disability and medical leave requirements, wage and hour, employment termination, reductions in force, workplace violence, noncompetition agreements, severance and release agreements, and personnel policy design and implementation.
Russell also has significant experience in assisting employers to comply with federal and state laws pertaining to background checks of applicants and employees, privacy issues, social media, and identity theft.
In addition, he regularly represents employers before state and federal courts and agencies in suits alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, emotional distress and other employment-related claims brought by employees or applicants for employment.
He has substantial experience in mediation of employment claims, litigating unfair labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board, and in arbitrations under collective bargaining agreements.
- J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 2000
- B.S., Appalachian State University, 1995
- Supreme Court of Georgia
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Professional & Community Affiliations :
- American Bar Association
- Society for Human Resource Management
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