ATLANTA (November 1, 2019) – Atlanta employment law firm Barrett & Farahany has been recognized in the 10th Edition of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in not only one, but two practice areas. The firm was recognized as a Tier 1 firm in the practice area of Litigation – Labor and Employment, and was recognized in the practice area of Employment Law – Individuals, Tier 3. Both designations are for the Atlanta metro area.
Selection for the list is based on client and attorney evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Firms are recognized for professional excellence and consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The firms named to the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list were selected from a record number of participating ﬁrms and client votes received. Nearly 16,000 lawyers provided more than 1,229,000 law ﬁrm assessments, and over 12,000 clients provided 107,000 evaluations for consideration. “We are honored to receive this recognition by our peers and clients,” said Amanda A. Farahany, managing partner of Barrett & Farahany. “It speaks to the diligence and dedication of our team of attorneys who work hard every day to ensure that our clients' voices are heard, and to help them obtain the justice they deserve.”
To be eligible for a ranking, a ﬁrm must ﬁrst have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top 5 percent of private-practice lawyers in the United States. Two Barrett & Farahany attorneys were recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including Farahany and partner V. Severin Roberts.
Farahany was honored in the Best Lawyers® Employment Law – Individuals as well as the Litigation – Labor and Employment categories. Roberts, who leads the firm's Wage and Hour group, was recognized in the Litigation – Labor and Employment category.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Barrett & Farahany advocates on behalf of wronged employees in all matters of employment law. The firm has worked for 20 years to preserve employment rights, ensure employee issues are heard and addressed, and promote justice in the workplace. Barrett & Farahany is known for its innovative, persistent and impassioned attorneys and staff who have a reputation for thorough examination and solid representation of the facts in the sexual harassment, employment discrimination, Family and Medical Leave Act, wrongful termination, and wage and overtime compensation cases they represent.