Walter J. Kruger III: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Walter J. Kruger III

Partner
Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.
Phone(404) 240-4233

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Non-Competition and Trade Secrets Agreements
  • Employment Discrimination and Related Litigation
  • Jury Trials
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employee Defection and Trade Secrets
 
University Davidson College, Davidson, NC, B.A., 1973
 
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, J.D., cum laude, 1976
 
Admitted1976, South Carolina; 1982, Georgia; U.S. Supreme Court; 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 Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina; Georgia Supreme Court; South Carolina Supreme Court
 
Biography

Walter Kruger is a partner in the Atlanta office. He has extensive experience in labor and employment law, including litigation and trial practice defending employers before federal and state trial courts, as well as before governmental agencies such as the EEOC, OSHA, and the NLRB.

His practice emphasizes litigation under federal and state anti-discrimination laws, employment contracts, and non-competition/trade secret enforcement actions.

Walter is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was included in the 2004 and 2005 Georgia Super Lawyers list.

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Community

Member of Decatur First United Methodist Church
Supporter of the High Museum, the Sierra Club, and PAWS Atlanta

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Work; Defense Verdict in Demand for Pro Rata Share of Annual Bonus; Reported Cases; Kollman v. International Broth. of Elec. Workers AFL-CIO-CFL, 369 F.3d 1209 (11th Cir. 2004); McLean v. Patten Communities, Inc., 332 F.3d 714 (4th Cir. 2003); Silvestre v. Sera Care, Inc., 2002 WL 32341778 (E.D. Pa. 2002); Feltner v. Bluegreen Corp., WL 31399106 (S.D. Ind. 2002); Bandy v. Mills, 216 Ga. App. 407, 454 S.E. 2d 610 (Ga. App. 1995); Airborne Freight Corp. v. N.L.R.B., 728 F.2d 357 (6th Cir. 1984)Kollman v. International Broth. of Elec. Workers AFL-CIO-CFL, 369 F.3d 1209 (11th Cir. 2004); McLean v. Patten Communities, Inc., 332 F.3d 714 (4th Cir. 2003); Silvestre v. Sera Care, Inc., 2002 WL 32341778 (E.D. Pa. 2002); Feltner v. Bluegreen Corp., WL 31399106 (S.D. Ind. 2002); Bandy v. Mills, 216 Ga. App. 407, 454 S.E. 2d 610 (Ga. App. 1995); Airborne Freight Corp. v. N.L.R.B., 728 F.2d 357 (6th Cir. 1984)
 
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Walter J. Kruger III

1075 Peachtree Street, NE
AtlantaGA 30309




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