Ford & Harrison LLP
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271 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1900
(DeKalb & Fulton Cos.)
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About this office:
FordHarrison is a U.S. labor & employment law firm with more than 200 attorneys in 27 offices, including five affiliate firms. The firm is committed to providing clients with the "right response at the right time" in managing their workforce. FordHarrison attorneys represent employers in labor, employment, immigration and employee benefits matters, including litigation. Through its membership in the global employment law firm alliance, Ius Laboris, FordHarrison provides clients that have multinational operations with a broad range of services related to labor and employment law in 44 countries throughout the world. For more information on FordHarrison, visit fordharrison.com. To learn more about Ius Laboris, visit iuslaboris.com.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Labor and Employment Law representing Employers, including Employment Litigation, Discrimination, Harassment, Class Action Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Affirmative Action, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour Law, ADA/FMLA, Airline Labor Law, Labor Union Organizing, Collective Bargaining, Arbitration, Layoffs and Plant Closings, Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructurings (Labor), Employment Contracts, Trade Secrets, Employment/Business Torts, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Immigration, Employee Benefits, Multi-Employer Pension Plans, Workplace Safety and Workplace Violence.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Supreme Court Delivers New Life to Pregnancy Discrimination Claim
Nicole Bermel Dunlap,Leanne C. Mehrman, March 27, 2015
Executive Summary: On March 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion that redefines the standard for disparate treatment claims under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). In Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., the Court applied the McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting standard...
New DHS Rule Extends Eligibility for Work Authorization to H-4 Dependent Spouses of Certain H-1B Workers Starting May 26, 2015
Geetha Nadiminti Adinata,Mary E. Pivec,Charles A. Roach, March 12, 2015
Executive Summary: In a historic move, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") will allow, for the first time, H-4 spouses of H-1B workers who are pursuing permanent residence ("green cards") to apply for work authorization. DHS recognizes that the...
Year Established: 1978
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