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Types of Wrongful Termination
04Jun

Types of Wrongful Termination: Discrimination, Retaliation, and Breach of Contract Explained

Losing your job can leave you overwhelmed with questions and doubts, especially if you suspect the dismissal was unfair. Determining whether or...

How is Human Resources Supposed to Handle Discrimination
30May

Settlement vs. Litigation in Discrimination Cases: Weighing Your Legal Options

Discrimination in the workplace can be debilitating – affecting your mental health and well-being. In some cases, it can even negatively impact...

equal remedies act
08May

Show Your Support for the Equal Remedies Act of 2024

Barrett & Farahany is proud to be behind the introduction of the Equal Remedies Act of 2024, which was introduced TODAY to...

Jaimee Hall Named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) | Barrett & Farahany
03Apr

Barrett & Farahany Appoints Jaimee Hall as CEO

Barrett & Farahany is pleased to announce Jaimee Hall has been appointed as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer. She brings over a...

High Court Sides With Whistleblower Against UBS
09Feb

High Court Sides With Whistleblower Against UBS

As featured in Law360 The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday found that whistleblowers don't need to show retaliatory intent on the part...

Workplace Harassment Barrett & Farahany
31Jan

Harassment vs Discrimination: What’s the Difference?

As employment law attorneys, we at Barrett & Farahany have witnessed firsthand the impact that workplace harassment and workplace discrimination can have...

Amanda Farahany Testifies in Support of the Workplace Harassment Bill
23Jan

Managing Partner Amanda Farahany Testifies in Support of the Workplace Harassment Bill

Today, Barrett & Farahany Managing Partner Amanda Farahany testified as an advocate of a proposed bill before the Reeves Subcommittee of the...

whistleblower law
18Jan

4 Protections Whistleblowers Have

Whistleblowers play a crucial role in holding large entities, such as multi-billion dollar corporations and the U.S. government, responsible for their wrongdoing....

illegal termination
05Jan

5 Illegal Reasons to Terminate an Employee

At-will employment is a type of employment relationship in which the employer or employee can terminate their employment contract at any time,...

Barrett & Farahany Celebrates the Accomplishments of 2023
22Dec

Barrett & Farahany Celebrates the Accomplishments of 2023

As 2023 comes to a close, Barrett & Farahany, the largest and oldest law firm in the Southeast dedicated exclusively to employee...

amanda farahany national trial lawyers top 100
19Dec

Managing Partner Amanda Farahany Selected for Membership in The National Trial Lawyers

Barrett & Farahany is proud to announce managing partner Amanda Farahany has been selected for membership in The National Trial Lawyers: Top...

Barrett & Farahany Ranked in the 2024 Edition of Best Law Firms®
02Nov

Barrett & Farahany Ranked in the 2024 Edition of Best Law Firms®

Barrett & Farahany is pleased to announce the firm has earned two Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings for Atlanta, GA in the categories...

Federal Jury Awards $3M in Punitive Damages Over Rescinded Job Offer to Black Applicant
25Oct

Federal Jury Awards $3M in Punitive Damages Over Rescinded Job Offer to Black Applicant

As It Appeared on Law.com By Mason Lawlor A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia handed...

Jury awards $3M to candidate who claimed HR rep informed him of ‘race-matching’
24Oct

Jury awards $3M to candidate who claimed HR rep informed him of ‘race-matching’

As It Appeared on HR Dive The plaintiff, who is Black, alleged that Dimerco Express USA rescinded his job offer because the...

22Oct

Partner Kira Fonteneau Discusses Reasonable Accommodations on an Episode of Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C.’s Video Series “The Attorneys”

Barrett & Farahany Partner Kira Fonteneau recently appeared on an episode of Birmingham personal injury law firm Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C.’s...

$3+ million award conference with kenny faulk, amanda farahany, and severin roberts
20Oct

$3+ million award in case where attorneys say Black man was denied sales job because company wanted to target ‘Caucasian market’

As It Appeared on 11Alive The case involved a foreign shipping company based in China, Dimerco Express, who allegedly only wanted a...

racial discrimination in hiring process | barrett & farahany
20Oct

Metro Atlanta Man Awarded $3M in Racial Discrimination Hiring Case

As It Appeared on Atlanta News First By Zac Summers ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A metro Atlanta man who was...

Barrett & Farahany Obtains $3.39M Verdict in Fight for Employee Rights in Globalization
20Oct

Barrett & Farahany Obtains $3.39M Verdict in Fight for Employee Rights in Globalization

An Atlanta jury has returned a $3.39-million-dollar verdict in a case of employer “race matching,” Faulk v. Dimerco Express, Northern District of...

04Oct

Ga. County Juvenile Court Judge Hit With Pregnancy Bias Suit

In a recent pregnancy bias lawsuit, a former secretary for the Hall County Juvenile Court, represented by Barrett & Farahany partner Matthew...

Henry County police officer claims sexual harassment by former police captain
04Oct

Henry County police officer claims sexual harassment by former police captain

As it appeared on FOX 5 Atlanta By Eric Perry HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - During a news conference on Wednesday, Officer Christina...

Henry County police officer files sexual harassment lawsuit against department’s former captain
04Oct

Henry County police officer files sexual harassment lawsuit against department’s former captain

As it appeared on Atlanta News First By Atlanta News First staff and Zac Summers ELLENWOOD, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - The...

Georgia officer alleges her former supervisor sexually harassed her
04Oct

Georgia officer alleges her former supervisor sexually harassed her

As it appeared on 11Alive By Molly Oak HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — A school resource officer in Henry County is claiming that...

Former Henry County officer says retired captain groped her
04Oct

Former Henry County officer says retired captain groped her

As it appeared on WSB-TV As it appeared on 95.5 WSB By Audrey Washington HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — A former Henry County...

pregnant worker
29Sep

Former District Attorney’s Aide Urges 11th Circuit to Revive Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

In a recent discrimination lawsuit, the former Deputy Chief of Staff for the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, represented by Barrett &...

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