David T. Wiley: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

David T. Wiley

Birmingham,  AL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Retail
University Wake Forest University, B.S., cum laude, 1985; University of Georgia, M.B.A., with honors, 1993 Graduate Teaching Assistant; Morton-Payne Scholar; Order of the Coif
Law SchoolUniversity of Georgia, J.D., magna cum laude, 1996; Senior Articles Editor, Georgia Law Review
Admitted1996, Alabama and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; 1997, U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama; 1999, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2000, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; 2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 2012, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2013, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Professional Associations and Activities

Alabama Bar Association, Member and Labor & Employment Law Section Board of Directors (2007-2013) and Chairperson of the Board (2011-2012)
Alabama State Bar


David T. Wiley is a Principal in the Birmingham, Alabama, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Wiley concentrates his practice in training, advising and representing management in labor, EEO, workers' compensation and other employment matters.

He is a regular speaker at employment law and human resources seminars and conferences, including the Alabama State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section's annual conference.

Prior to attending graduate school, Mr. Wiley served six distinguished years as an officer in the United States Navy Supply Corps. While attending law school, Mr. Wiley was a Senior Articles Editor for the Georgia Law Review.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Birmingham Civitan Club, President (2001-2002)
•Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program

Published Works

The Fair Labor Standards Act 2006, 2009 and 2011 Supplement. VA: BNA, 2006. [Contributing Editor]
Age Discrimination in Employment Law with 2006, 2009 & 2010 Supplements. 2003 ed. VA: BNA, 2006. [Contributing Editor]
Family and Medical Leave Act Law with 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011 & 2013 Supplements. VA: BNA, 2006. [Contributing Editor]
Wage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey with 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2012 Supplements. 2004 ed. VA: BNA, 2004. [Contributing Editor]
• If You Can't Fight 'Em, Join 'Em: Class Actions Under Title I of the American with Disabilities Act, The Labor Lawyer 13.1 (Summer 1997) [Author]
• Whose Proof? Deference to EEOC Guidelines on Disparate Impact Discrimination Analysis of English-Only Rules, Georgia Law Review 29.2 (Winter 1995) [Author]


March 17, 2014

Skipping Unemployment Hearing in Alabama Not Necessarily a Safe Litigation Strategy

March 17, 2014

A former employee who failed to appear for her unemployment benefits hearing, where the referee determined the employer had a legitimate reason for discharging her based solely on agency file documents, had her retaliatory discharge claim under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) dismissed when a district judge in Alabama held that

May 28, 2013

Alabama Amends Gun Law, Restricting Employers' Policies

May 28, 2013

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has signed amendments to the state gun law to limit employers' ability to restrict employee possession of firearms in employers' parking areas. The new law (SB 286), signed on May 20, 2013, becomes effective on August 1, 2013. Employers in Alabama may restrict or prohibit their employees,


Employment Class and Collective Actions

Does An Offer of Complete Relief Moot a Plaintiff's Individual and Corresponding Class Claims?
October 26, 2015

Special thanks to Jeff Brecher for material from his recent web article relied on for this post.

By David T. Wiley

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August 17, 2015

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective


March 11


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March 11, 2016
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Please join attorneys from the Birmingham Office of national employment law firm, Jackson Lewis P.C, for a special we


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David T. Wiley

800 Shades Creek Parkway, Suite 870
BirminghamAL 35209


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