Tillman Y. Coffey: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Tillman Y. Coffey

Partner
Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.
Phone(404) 240-4222

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Employment Discrimination and Harassment
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Non-Competition and Trade Secrets Agreements
  • Employee Defection and Trade Secrets
  • Employment Policies and Procedures
  • Supervisor Training
  • Dealership
 
University Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, B.S., summa cum laude, 1989
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, TN, J.D., cum laude, 1992
 
Admitted1992, Georgia
 
Biography

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.

News/Media

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

Termination May Not Be The End
February 25, 2014

Helping Hand
December 14, 2012

Newsletter Articles

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

Presentations

HR Academy Hot HR Topics - What You Don't Know
March 12, 2014

 
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Better Check The Brakes
Tillman Y. Coffey, August 12, 2014
The previous month’s sales numbers are final and Jane’s sales are abysmal...again. You’ve had enough and decide to fire her. You call HR to get the paperwork started. Your HR manager tells you that Jane has just left her office after complaining that she never gets house deals,...

Failure Is Not An Option
Tillman Y. Coffey, May 8, 2014
When it comes to a dealership’s legal liability for employment-related problems, the basis of the liability generally falls into two categories - actions the dealership took and those it failed to take. When it comes to big dollar jury awards and settlements, a dealership’s failure to...

Does Your Dealership Have A Locker Room Mentality?
Tillman Y. Coffey, February 12, 2014
If a year ago you had heard that conduct in an NFL locker room had resulted in a complaint of harassment and bullying, you might have assumed that the alleged victim was a female reporter. Few would have guessed that the alleged harasser and alleged victim both would be NFL linemen capable of bench...
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Tillman Y. Coffey

1075 Peachtree Street, NE
AtlantaGA 30309




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