George D. Adams: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

George D. Adams

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Louisville,  KY  U.S.A.
Phone(502) 561-3975

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Collective Bargaining and Arbitration
  • Employment Discrimination and Related Litigation
  • Union Avoidance
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Personnel and Supervisor Training
  • Preventive Labor and Employment Law
University University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, B.S., 1996
Law SchoolUniversity of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, Louisville, KY, J.D., cum laude, 2000
Admitted2000, Kentucky; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; Kentucky Supreme Court

Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association
Member, Kentucky Bar Association
Member, Louisville Bar Association
Founding Board member, Southern Indiana Society for Human Resource Management
Member, Society for Human Resource Management
Chapter Editor, The Developing Labor Law
Army National Guard & Military Police, Including Service in Operation Desert Storm -1987-1992


George Adams is a partner in the Louisville office, where his practice is exclusively devoted to advising, assisting and representing employers with labor and employment law challenges.

George has helped employers defend against union organizing campaigns, unfair labor practice charges and grievances. He defends employers in state and federal courts against lawsuits alleging sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour violations and violations of the FMLA, ADA and other employment laws.

George represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board and other administrative agencies, as well as in labor negotiations and grievance arbitration. More importantly, George helps his clients avoid such crises through day-to-day counseling, management training and assistance developing and enforcing employee handbooks and personnel policies.

George represents a wide variety of clients, large and small, in numerous states. These include manufacturers, financial institutions, health care providers and non-profit entities.

George is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has repeatedly been listed as a Kentucky Super Lawyer and was selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers of America since 2013.

He was recognized as a Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America for 2014.


Eight Fisher & Phillips Lawyers in Louisville Listed in Kentucky Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2014
November 24, 2014

Six Fisher & Phillips Attorneys in Louisville Listed in Kentucky Super Lawyers 2011
July 25, 2011


2014 Employment and Labor Law Year in Review Southern Indiana SHRM
January 13, 2015

Rightfully Discharging When You Must: How to Handle Tricky Termination Issues - 28th Annual Kentucky SHRM Conference, Sept. 2012

2011 Kentucky Employment Law Update - 29th Annual Carl A. Warns, Jr., Labor and Employment Law Institute, June 2012

2012 Employment Law Seminar - IntegrityHR, Mar. 2012


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Office Information

George D. Adams

220 West Main Street
LouisvilleKY 40202


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