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B&F Cases

B&F Cases

Barrett & Farahany has had proven success representing individuals in employment claims for over 22 years. The firm's cases are regularly followed in the press and have been known to inspire and enact societal change.

We focus our efforts on cases involving wrongful termination related to medical leave and the FMLA; discrimination based on race, religion, gender, genetics, age, disability, national origin, or pregnancy; sexual harassment; overtime and wage disputes; and executive compensation. Our firm proudly represents employees from all walks of life, from the C-suite executive to the blue-collar worker. Though our firm is located in the heart of Atlanta, we take on cases from employees throughout Georgia.

  • B&F Case on Appeal: A Jury Should Decide.

    The Eleventh Circuit is considering whether it should uphold a Georgia federal judge’s ruling throwing out an age discrimination lawsuit against FedEx. Read On

  • B&F Wins Highest Single-Plaintiff Verdict in a Libel Case in GA

    B&F Wins Highest Single-Plaintiff Verdict in a Libel Case in GA Read On

  • B&F Tries First Genetic Privacy Case in the Nation - $2.25M Verdict

    $2.25M Result  Jack Lowe, et al v. Atlas Logistics Group Retail Services Click here to read the full article. In the first genetic privacy case tried in the nation, the experienced Atlanta discrimination lawyers at Barrett & Farahany have secured another victory for workers, this time upholdin... Read On

  • B&F Wins Highest Verdict in the Nation in FMLA Case

    B&F Wins Highest Verdict in the Nation in FMLA Case Read On

  • Another Summary Judgment Victory for B&F

    Pending Rosana Jones v. Aaron's Inc. The Plaintiff in this case took FMLA leave for only a few weeks. Consequently, her hours were reduced when she returned to work. The Plaintiff never asked for a reduction in hours, despite the employer's claim that she did. The magistrate court granted summa... Read On

  • EEOC Finds in Favor of B&F Plaintiff

    August 2017

    Andrews Vs. Obayashi Barrett & Farahany represented James Andrews, a miner who worked at Obayashi Construction, where he faced recurring racial harassment and was fired for speaking out. While representing Andrews, the EEOC found that James Andrews was retaliated against for his complaints of racial harassment. Read On

  • B&F Settles $1M+ Class Claim

    September 2018

    B&F settled lawsuit against a national communications company involving allegations of failure to pay overtime for over $1 million. Read On

  • B&F Appellate Win Secures Right to Jury Trial

    Jefferson v. Sewon A Korean company refused to hire an employee because it wanted to put a Korean in an IT position. When the Plaintiff complained, she was fired. The federal court judge dismissed the case, finding that no reasonable juror could find in the Plaintiff’s favor. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals told the judge he was wrong – and sent the case back so that a jury could make the decision. To read the published opinion, click here. Read On


When you reach out to us, you will receive a complimentary consultation with one of our skilled Atlanta employment attorneys. During our initial consultation with you, we can help you to better understand your rights and will work with you to determine what course of action is in your best interest. We take great pride in providing assistance based on years of experience negotiating and litigating employment matters to protect employee interests. If you find yourself in need of dedicated legal representation, we are prepared to advocate on your behalf – our goal is always to protect employee victims of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.