- Class Actions and Complex Litigation
- Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
- General Employment Litigation
|University ||Rutgers University, B.A., with High Honors, 1995|
|Law School||Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1998|
|Admitted||1998, Georgia; 1999, U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh; 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; 2010, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida and U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee|
bar & professional association memberships
American Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Republican National Lawyers Association
Robert W. Capobianco is a Shareholder in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
At Jackson Lewis and prior firms, Mr. Capobianco has represented employers in all types of employment litigation, including trade secret, restrictive covenant, collective, and class action litigation. Mr. Capobianco has also prepared enforceable restrictive covenants for employers in states throughout the country. Mr. Capobianco has also represented management in collective bargaining and has provided counseling and assistance regarding labor issues.
Mr. Capobianco has been recognized for his representation of employers in restrictive covenant and employment litigation in Chambers USA. Additionally, Mr. Capobianco has been selected as a Rising Star in Georgia's Super Lawyers in 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. He is a frequent speaker and author regarding legal and practical issues relevant to the employment relationship, particularly regarding ways in which employers can protect their trade secrets and utilize enforceable restrictive covenants.
Mr. Capobianco is the 2009-2010 Chair of the Atlanta Bar Association's Labor & Employment Section and a member of the Labor & Employment Section of the Georgia State Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Georgia. He is admitted to practice before the Eleventh and D.C. Circuit Courts of appeals; the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Florida, the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, and the Western District of Tennessee, as well as all Georgia State Courts.
Mr. Capobianco received his B.A. with High Honors from Rutgers University in 1995. He earned his J.D. from Emory University in 1998.
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•2009, 2010 Chambers USA: Best in Class
•Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
Protect Your Trade Secrets
The Atlanta Journal Constitution (7/19/2009) [Author] Politics in the Workplace
Business to Business Magazine (5/1/2008) [Author] Trends, developments and considerations in restrictive covenants and confidentiality provisions in employment agreements
Fulton County Daily Report Roundtable Series (2003) [Contributor]
Atlanta Business Chronicle
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