Justin R. Barnes: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Justin R. Barnes

Associate
Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.
Phone404-586-1809

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • General Employment Litigation
 
University Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Physics, magna cum laude, 2003
 
Law SchoolWake Forest University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
 
Admitted2011, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2014, Tennessee - E.D. Tenn.; 2012, Illinois - C.D. Ill.; 2014, Tennessee; 2009, Georgia - N.D. Ga.; 2007, Georgia; 2013, Georgia - S.D. Ga.
 
Born1981
 
Biography

Justin R. Barnes is an Associate in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents employers in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies on a variety of labor and employment related issues, including collective and class action wage and hour disputes, labor arbitrations, allegations of discrimination, and employment-related contract disputes.

Mr. Barnes' practice is focused primarily on defending complex wage and hour class and collective actions in state and federal courts across the country. Mr. Barnes has recently assisted clients in defending state and federal wage and hour claims in Georgia, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New York, North Carolina, Illinois, Missouri, and Florida, among others.

Mr. Barnes frequently speaks on a variety of workplace related issues, including wage and hour compliance, electronic discovery, and social media.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis in 2009, Mr. Barnes clerked for a United States District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, in Atlanta, Georgia from 2007 to 2009.

While attending law school, Mr. Barnes was a member of the Intellectual Property Law Journal and the Moot Court Board. He also served as a teaching assistant and writing fellow, teaching legal research and writing to first and second-year law students.

Honors and Recognitions

Justin R.
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Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Everybody Wins! Atlanta, Reading Mentor

Publications

May 12, 2015

New Georgia Law Permits Use of Payroll Cards

May 12, 2015

Georgia employers now may pay employees through the use of payroll card accounts under a law signed by Governor Nathan Deal on May 5, 2015. The new law is effective immediately. Prior to the amendment, state law (O.C.G.A. 34-7-2) referenced only cash, check, and direct deposit (with the consent of the employee) as the...

 
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New Georgia Law Permits Use of Payroll Cards
Justin R. Barnes,Todd Van Dyke, May 15, 2015
Georgia employers now may pay employees through the use of payroll card accounts under a law signed by Governor Nathan Deal on May 5, 2015. The new law is effective immediately.
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Justin R. Barnes

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




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