Terri Stewart is a partner in the Atlanta office.
She represents management in all areas of labor and employment law in state and federal courts as well as before state and federal agencies.
Her practice focuses on the defense of employment related lawsuits in trial and appellate courts, encompassing a variety of issues, including claims arising under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and related state claims such as trade secret infringement, restrictive covenants, breach of contract and tort actions.
Terri also frequently advises employers on reductions in force, drafts employment agreements, personnel policies, separation agreements and releases, and conducts on-site training on topics such as employment law compliance and avoidance of harassment claims.
Terri has been listed in Georgia Super Lawyers - Rising Stars since 2011. She also recently received the top 40 under 40 Award by the Atlanta Business Chronicle . The award honors the top 40 business people in Atlanta under the age of 40. Terri is also a recent graduate of the L.E.A.D. Atlanta Class (a division of Leadership Atlanta).
11th Circuit Affirmation of Summary Judgment in Failure to Promote Case
Georgia Court of Appeals Win Reversing Wrongful Preliminary Injunction
Win Arbitrations in Several Employee Disputes for Leading Hotel Chain
Secure Dismissal of Frivolous Claims in Title VII Lawsuit
Obtain Favorable Settlements in FMLA, Breach of Contract, Title VII, Commission Disputes, and State Law Employment Practices Lawsuit
Achieve No Cause Determinations in Response to All EEOC Charges Investigated To A Final Result
Affirmation of Summary Judgment in Breach of Contract and Wrongful Dissolution of Partnership Case
Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Named to 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers List
February 20, 2015
Atlanta Business Chronicle's 40 under 40 Award
Georgia SuperLawyers - Rising Stars, 2011-2015
Blue Key Honor Society - Lifelong Member
2012 LEAD Atlanta Graduate
Cyber Libel: What Employers Can Do In The Age Of Social Media
May 23, 2013
Quotes and Soundbites
Sixth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment Award in Wrongful Discharge Case and Awards Sanctions Against Plaintiff's Counsel
October 11, 2012
A Complicated Legal Landscape For Employers
February 6, 2012
Social Media in the Workplace
December 8, 2014
Sex, Lies & Investigate This - Atlanta, GA
September 13, 2013
Managing the Electronic Workplace: It's the Real Social Network - Savannah, GA
May 16, 2011
Employment and Tradesecret Issues with Social Media,
SHRM, Midtown GEM,
The Seminar Group 9th Annual Labor & Employment Conference,
National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2012 Expo,
Managing the Electronic Workplace,
Gainesville Area Employer Committee
New Developments in Social Media,
Cobb County HR Acadamy
Business to Business Luncheon Keynote Speaker,
Clayton County Chamber of Commerce
Employment Law Guidance
Greater Women's Business Counsel
Legal Aspects of Social Media,
Society for Human Resource Management: Augusta, Georgia
The Seminar Group 8th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference,
The Evolving Electronic Workplace,
International Safety Equipment Association Executive Summit
Legal Implications of Social Media on Employment Law,
Society of Human Resources Annual Convention
The Collision of Your Space, MySpace and Our Space
Atlanta Bar Association Annual Advanced Employment Law Conference
10 Ways to Guarantee Your Employees Will Sue You
Social Media and The Law
The Seminar Group 8th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference
Terri currently serves on the Georgia Special Olympics Honorary Board.
Terri is an Atlanta Falcon Cheerleaders Community Liaison, a UGA Law School Alumni Association member, a UGA Alumni Association member, LEAD Atlanta Member, and a volunteer with Atlanta Pet Rescue, Buckhead Christian Ministries, Homeless to Home and Moving in the Spirit.