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 of Atlanta Woman's Legal Eagles in 2006.
She is listed in The Legal 500 for 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 in Super Lawyers every year since 2004. She has also been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2006 and in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2009. Ann Margaret is a member of the Advisory Board of CCH Employment Law Daily.
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