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Amanda Farahany Named to Top 50 List of 2020 Women Georgia Super Lawyers

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Nov 06, 2019 | 0 Comments

Amanda A. Farahany, managing partner of the Atlanta law firm Barrett & Farahany, has earned a spot on the “Top 50: 2020 Women Georgia Super Lawyers” list. Farahany was also honored with the Top 50 distinction in 2019 and has been recognized as a Top Rated Super Lawyer every year since 2014. Only five percent of attorneys in the state make it to any Super Lawyers list.

Think You're About to Be Terminated?

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Oct 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

In an at-will state (most are), the hard truth is that none of us are entitled to our jobs, but we are entitled to legal protections at work in certain circumstances. If one of the protected issues is involved in the mistreatment or retaliation, then complaints (whether made internally or lodged with the EEOC) that allege protected issues are involved are protected complaints for which the employee cannot legally be retaliated against or terminated.

CBD & the ADA: Am I Protected?

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Oct 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Even though there is still quite a bit of leeway for employers to terminate with abandon in an at-will state (which most states are), there are some circumstances where CBD-related terminations may give rise to claims against the employer or the drug-testing company.

What Women Need to Know About Equal Pay Claims

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Sep 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pay discrimination claims can be brought under Title VII or the EPA, or both, but there are strategic features of each that must be considered. EPA claims left to languish during long EEOC investigations may be lost forever. If you believe you have an equal pay claim, talk with an attorney sooner rather than later so that you don’t risk losing any rights.

Amanda Farahany on the #MeToo Backlash We Didn't See Coming...

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Sep 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s been nearly two years since the #MeToo movement became a focus of attention in the media, on Twitter and in our daily lives. In that time, awareness and open discussions about sexual harassment have increased significantly. As celebrities, corporate executives, and public figures have been identified and held accountable, in various ways, for their alleged acts of sexual harassment, hope bloomed that positive change was on the horizon for women across the country. Change has come, particularly in the workplace, but sometimes in the form of backlash.

Best Lawyers in America 2020 Edition

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Aug 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

We are proud to announce that Barrett & Farahany attorneys Amanda A. Farahany and V. Severin Roberts have been recognized lawyers of The Best Lawyers in America (2020 Edition). Amanda A. Farahany Employment Law Litigation - Labor Employment V. Severin Roberts Litigation - Labor Em...

Attorney Amanda Farahany contributes in Women's Business Daily article: "Pregnancy and Your Workplace: Know Your Rights"

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | May 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

Employment lawyer Amanda Farahany of Atlanta's Barrett & Farahany was a contributor of Women's Business Daily article: "Pregnancy and Your Workplace: Know Your Rights". “When you learn that you are expecting a baby, you likely want to focus on your health and the well-being of your growing fam...

Attorney Amanda Farahany featured in Business Daily article: "Split 11th Circuit Court Eases Job Discrimination Standard Slightly"

Posted by Kathy Harrington-Sullivan | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Employment lawyer Amanda Farahany of Atlanta's Barrett & Farahany was critical of the court's conclusion. “The Eleventh Circuit has taken a confusing standard and made it convoluted, and increased the burden on plaintiffs,” said Farahany, who is not involved in the case. “The only thing that i...

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