- Labor and Employment
- Administrative Litigation
- Class Actions
- Whistleblower Actions
- Employment Agreements
- Employment Litigation
- Trade Secrets
|University ||Sweet Briar College, A.B., 1972|
|Law School||Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1976|
|Admitted||1976, Alabama; 1983, Georgia|
American Bar Association (Labor & Employment, Business Litigation & Intellectual Property Committees) - Member
International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)- Member, Author, Presenter - Labor & Employment, Business Litigation and Diversity Committees
Defense Research Institute (DRI) - Member, Author - Labor & Employment and Commercial Litigation Committees
State Bar of Alabama (Labor & Employment Committee)
State Bar of Georgia (Labor & Employment Committee)
Birmingham Bar Association - Member - Community Relations Committee, Past-member Grievance Committee, Public Speakers Committee
Marion Walker is Of Counsel in the Atlanta office, resident in Birmingham, Alabama.
She has practiced law for 36 years. She concentrates her practice in labor and employment defense matters and corporate litigation.
Having tried at least 85 cases to verdict, Marion's experience covers litigation in employment discrimination, executive employment agreements, equipment leasing agreements, financial transactions, fair housing, whistleblower retaliation and class and collective actions in multiple jurisdictions and forums.
She has provided counsel on litigation avoidance to employers nation-wide and also provides client presentations and training.
Marion is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been included in both Alabama Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America since 2010. She was listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers in 2010 and 2011.
When an Employee Returns From FMLA Leave - IADC Committee Newsletter, October 2014
“The New Pleading Standard - What is it Analysis of Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly”- IADC Business Litigation Committee Newsletter, November 2007
“The 2006 FRCP Amendments: Discovery Practice on the New Frontier” - In-House Quarterly, Spring 2007
“Plaintiff's Failure To Preserve Electronic Files May Warrant Dismissal” - IADC Business Litigation Committee Newsletter, November 2006
“Managing Trade Secrets: Protect Against Employee Theft” - For The Defense, August 2006
“Government Contracts Require Affirmative Action Plans” - Technology Alabama, Spring 2006
“Preservation, Document Retention, Spoliation, and Sanctions” - The Business Suit, Defense Research Institute, Fall 2004
Note, “Witness' Use of Memoranda: Present Recollection Revived and Past Recollection Recorded” - Cumberland Law Review 6 Cumb. L. Rev. 471 (1975)
Quotes and Soundbites
Guns in the Workplace: A Safety Issue or a Nightmare
October 26, 2013
How Will 'Bring Your Gun to Work' Law Impact Employers
June 7, 2013
Government Contractor Legal Potholes
June 12, 2014
IADC webinar: “Under the Gun: A Primer in Non-Compete and Trade Secret Cases” - IADC webinar - November 2012
IADC ADR Committee Presentation on FINRA Arbitration
“SOX Whistleblower Actions” - Client Presentation April 2010
“Intersection of the FMLA, ADA and Worker Compensation” - IADC webinar - December 2010
“Social Media Policies & Workplace Use” - Client Presentation July 2009
“Davis-Bacon and Service Contract Acts: Compliance” -Lorman Seminar - Oct. 2008
Marion is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, an organization of trial lawyers with selection based upon nomination by existing members. She was one of the first group nominated.
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