Eric R. Magnus: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Eric R. Magnus

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Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.
Phone(404) 525-8200

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Food Processing and Manufacturing
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
 
University Georgetown University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1999 Phi Beta Kappa
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Virginia, J.D., 2005 School of Law
 
Admitted2008, Colorado - D. Colo.; 2005, Georgia - N.D. Ga.; 2009, Georgia - S.D. Ga.; 2012, Florida - N.D. Fla.; 2010, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2005, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2014, Georgia - M.D. Ga.; 2005, Georgia
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association
•Atlanta Bar Association
•Georgia State Bar Association

 
LanguagesHebrew
 
Born1977
 
Biography

Eric R. Magnus is a Principal in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Magnus' practice is focused on defending federal and state wage and hour class and collective actions in jurisdictions across the United States.

Mr. Magnus' collective and class action practice focus primarily on “donning and doffing, ” “off-the-clock, ” tip credit and misclassification cases. Mr. Magnus has obtained summary judgment in a number of “off the clock” class actions across the country. Mr. Magnus has also obtained a series of favorable settlements in nationwide off-the-clock cases. Currently, Mr. Magnus is defending “off the clock, ” misclassification and tip credit class actions in Georgia, Minnesota, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois and Arkansas.

Mr. Magnus earned his B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Mr. Magnus then worked for three years as a Foreign Policy Analyst for the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee before attending law school. In 2005, he earned his J.D. from The University of Virginia School of Law. During law school, he was the recipient of the Robert Bellamy Scholarship Award and Earle K. Shawe Labor Relations Award given to the most outstanding graduate in the field of Labor and Employment Law. In 2015, Eric joined the faculty at The University of Virginia School of Law where he is teaching the law school's first seminar on wage and hour law.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis in February 2008, Mr. Magnus was an associate for three years in the Employment and Labor Department at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP in Atlanta. During his tenure at Paul Hastings, he served as the Assistant Editor of the Fourth Edition of the leading treatise in the field of employment discrimination law published by BNA in 2007.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Wounded Warriors Project, Pro Bono Counsel

Published Works

Employment Discrimination Law. 4th ed. BNA, 2007. [Contributing Editor]

Publications

December 17, 2015

Georgia Minimum Wage Law Applies to Employees Exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act, State High Court Rules

December 17, 2015

In-home personal care employees in Georgia were covered by the state's minimum wage law, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled, notwithstanding the fact that those employees were exempt from the minimum wage requirements of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Anderson v. Southern Home Care Services, et al., No. S15Q1127 (Nov. 23,

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January 9, 2014

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Jackson Lewis Elevates 12 Attorneys to Shareholder

January 9, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, NY (January 9, 2014) - Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest workplace law firms in the world representing management, is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm's attorneys have been elevated to the position of Shareholder. The newly-elected Shareholders represent a broad range of workplace law

 
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Georgia Minimum Wage Law Applies to Employees Exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act, State High Court Rules
Justin R. Barnes,Alison E. Loy,Eric R. Magnus, December 30, 2015
In-home personal care employees in Georgia were covered by the state’s minimum wage law, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled, notwithstanding the fact that those employees were exempt from the minimum wage requirements of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Anderson v. Southern Home Care...
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Eric R. Magnus

1155 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 1000
AtlantaGA 30309-3600




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