Ann Margaret Pointer: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Ann Margaret Pointer

Partner
Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.
Phone(404) 240-4223

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

Client Rating

Featured AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer IconFeatured AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer Icon
Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials Ratings & Reviews
 

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Law - Counseling and Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination and Harassment
  • Fair Labor Standards Act - FLSA
  • H-2A Litigation and Compliance
  • Migrant and Seasonal Worker Protection Act - MSPA
 
University Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, B.A., cum laude, 1969 Phi Beta Kappa
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, VA, J.D., 1976
 
Admitted1976, Georgia
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Ann Margaret is a member of the Advisory Board of CCH Employment Law Daily.

 
Biography

Ann Margaret Pointer is a partner in the Atlanta office. She has represented management in labor and employment matters for more than 30 years.

As counsel to many U.S. companies and U.S. subsidiaries of global companies in a variety of businesses, her areas of practice include advising on compliance issues and defending employers against class, collective and individual discrimination, pay, retaliation, and harassment complaints and lawsuits under Title VII, Section 1981, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, the H-2A temporary foreign agricultural worker program, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and many other federal and state employment and discrimination laws.

She is also experienced in collective bargaining negotiations, and she works with clients under threat of expensive class and collective action lawsuits to investigate claims and to resolve them without the expense, disruption, and other adverse consequences of filed litigation.

Ann Margaret has served since 2002 as an adjunct professor at the Emory University Law School in Atlanta, where she teaches pretrial litigation.

She is a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education programs for other lawyers and business executives. Ann Margaret was named one ofAtlanta Woman's Legal Eagles in 2006.

She is listed inThe Legal 500for her knowledge of H-2 agricultural workers (2010) and as one of the leaders in the country as far as her knowledge of H-2 agricultural workers (2009).

She is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been included inSuper Lawyersevery year since 2004. She has also been listed inThe Best Lawyers in Americasince 2006 and inChambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyerssince 2009. Ann Margaret is a member of the Advisory Board ofCCH Employment Law Daily.

News/Media

What's Love Got To Do With a Contract? The Role of 'Love Contracts' in the Workplace
February 15, 2008

Hiring Foreign-Born Employees
July 1, 2007

Quotes and Soundbites

Workplace Romance: From The Company's Perspective
February 14, 2014

Seven Tips To Keep Office Romance From Causing Legal Heartache
February 7, 2014

Presentations

Five Things Employers Can Do to Reduce Exposure to Unemployment Liability - Covington, GA
May 15, 2012

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Work; Comments on Proposed H-2A Regulations
 
ISLN904385630
 


View Ratings & Reviews
Profile Visibility
#2,016 in weekly profile views out of 19,272 lawyers in Atlanta, Georgia
#131,925 in weekly profile views out of 1,530,397 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Ann Margaret Pointer

1075 Peachtree Street, NE
AtlantaGA 30309




Loading...
 

Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now