- 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 bothAlabama Super LawyersandThe Best Lawyers in Americasince 2010. She was listed inChambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyersin 2010 and 2011.
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.
The New Pleading Standard - What is it? Analysis ofBell 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 Review6 Cumb. L. Rev. 471 (1975)
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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
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
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