Roger K. Quillen: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Roger K. Quillen

Chairman & Managing Partner
Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.
Phone(404) 240-4241

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Employer Liability
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Management Labor Law
University Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (B.S., summa cum laude, 1975; B.A., cum laude, 1975); Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, M.S., with honors, 1977
Law SchoolOhio State University College of Law, Columbus, OH, J.D., with honors, 1980
Admitted1980, Georgia; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; Georgia Supreme Court; Georgia Court of Appeals

Professional Activities
Member, American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
Member, American Employment Law Council
Member, Georgia State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
Member, Best Lawyers Advisory Board


Roger Quillen is a partner in the Atlanta office and is the Managing Partner and Chairman of the firm's Management Committee. His practice involves litigation covering a wide range of employment discrimination issues, employee welfare benefit plans, the Railway Labor Act and issues arising before the NLRB and the EEOC. His special emphasis is in federal appellate litigation. Roger has argued cases in most of the federal courts of appeals, with subject matter ranging from review of NLRB decisions to class actions arising from changes in retiree health insurance plans.

He also represents employers in collective bargaining and counsels them on strategies designed to prevent claims and lawsuits. From 1990 until 2001, Roger co-authoredLabor and Employment Law in Georgia(LEXIS Publishing).

He is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has received repeated recognition inGeorgia Super Lawyersand as a member of Georgia's Legal Elite. He has also been listed inThe Best Lawyers in Americasince 2006.

Roger has been named one of The Nation's 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys byHuman Resources Executive Magazineevery year since 2009.


Member, Board of Directors, Midtown Alliance
Member, Agnes Scott College Board of Visitors
Member, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Member, Emory University Board of Visitors (2003-2006)
Chairman of Administrative Board, Decatur First United Methodist Church (2006)

Reported CasesReported Cases; Mathews Readymix, Inc. v. NLRB, 165 F.3d 74 (D.C. Cir. 1999); Horsehead Resource Development Co. v. NLRB, 154 F.3d 328 (6th Cir. 1998); Andrade v. Saturn Corp., 120 F.3d 275 (11th Cir. 1997); Bidlack v. Wheelabrator Corp., 993 F.2d 603 (7th Cir. 1993); Colquest Energy, Inc. v. NLRB, 965 F.2d 116 (6th Cir. 1992)

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Office Information

Roger K. Quillen

1075 Peachtree Street, NE
AtlantaGA 30309


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