Tillman Coffey is a partner in the Atlanta office. He joined the legal profession with 15 years of real world experience working in jobs ranging from supervisor in a lead smelter blast furnace to working as a cloth spreader in a garment factory.
This experience has been an invaluable tool in understanding employees, workplace issues, and in providing practical advice.
Tillman's practice focuses on the defense of employment discrimination complaints in court and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and various state commissions.
Tillman also advises clients on the preventive measures they can take to minimize liability.
In addition, Tillman provides training to management and speaks to groups and associations on many labor and employment law topics, including effective hiring, discipline and discharge, disability law, sexual harassment, wage and hour law, and family and medical leave.
With Termination Looming, Employee Complains: Get Out Of Jail Free Card? June 12, 2014
What Came First - Management Discipline or the Employee Complaint? June 3, 2014
Is There a Locker Room Mentality on Your Jobsite? April 5, 2014
Fake - A Cautionary Tale About Hiring Decisions May 1, 2005
Sword or Shield? Using Employee Handbooks June 25, 2003
Quotes and Soundbites
Disciplinary Moves: Dicey If The Worker Complains First June 17, 2014
Termination May Not Be The End February 25, 2014
Helping Hand December 14, 2012
Better Check The Brakes August 1, 2014
Failure Is Not An Option May 5, 2014
Termination May Not End It March 1, 2014
Does Your Dealership Have A Locker Room Mentality? February 3, 2014
Do I Have To Hire A Criminal With Bad Credit? August 1, 2013
Did The Local DUI Lawyer Draft Your Pay Plans? May 1, 2013
Did Your DUI Lawyer Draft Your Employee Handbook? June 1, 2012
Resolve To Be A Better Manager January 3, 2012
Overtime Blues August 1, 2011
Hitting The Reset Button At Work July 1, 2011
Do Your Job Descriptions Still Fit? June 1, 2011
E-Mails, Memos, and Other Smoking Guns March 1, 2009
The Employment Application: More Than a Formality January 1, 2009
HR Academy Hot HR Topics - What You Don't Know
March 12, 2014