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

Eric R. Magnus

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

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Experience & Credentials

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

Professional Associations and Activities

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


Eric R. Magnus is a Shareholder in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice is focused primarily 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” and misclassification wage and hour cases. Mr. Magnus has obtained summary judgment at the district and circuit court levels in Fair Labor Standards Act and state law cases across the country. Mr. Magnus has also obtained favorable settlements in nationwide off-the-clock, donning and doffing and misclassification cases in several jurisdictions. He is an active member of the firm's national class action and wage hour practice groups. Mr. Magnus also regularly advises clients prospectively on proper classifications of employees and on effective methods to avoid off-the-clock claims.

Mr. Magnus worked for three years as a Foreign Policy Analyst for the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee before attending law school. 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.

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.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Wounded Warriors Project, Pro Bono Counsel

Published Works

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

In the News

January 9, 2014
Jackson Lewis

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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Eric R. Magnus

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


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