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Calvin Blackburn

Calvin

Atlanta Employment Lawyer

Calvin Blackburn III entered an Of Counsel relationship with Barrett and Farahany as of January, 2019. Calvin's broad experience as an employment lawyer gives him a unique approach to resolving employment matters. Prior to joining Barrett & Farahany, Calvin defended employers while working at national law firms in Alabama and Georgia. Later, he served as general counsel and vice president of human resources for a mid-sized Georgia manufacturing company. Recently, Calvin managed a solo practice in Atlanta where he represented both employees and employers. In addition, Calvin has worked as a Hearing Officer for the Jefferson County (Alabama) Personnel Board and the Alabama Department of Transportation. Presently, Calvin also serves as the attorney for the Fulton County Personnel Board.

In Calvin's Of Counsel role at Barrett & Farahany, he represents employees exclusively in matters related to Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other employment-related state and federal statutes. Calvin is admitted to the state courts of Alabama and Georgia, as well as to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He earned an A. B. from Dartmouth College and a J. D. from Vanderbilt Law School.

Calvin and his wife reside in the Atlanta area.

Recommendations

  • Would highly recommend this firm to anyone!

    Attorney Calvin Blackburn was very attentive, knowledgeable and helpful. I would highly recommend this firm to anyone who needs assistance with a workplace matter.
  • Patient, humble & empathetic.

    I am extremely happy that my attorney was switched to Calvin Blackburn. He was very patient , he was very Humble and empathetic to what happened to me. He also got along great with my fiance!!! Calvin is a great attorney!
  • Kind, attentive - listened carefully and allowed me to explain.

    I am so impressed with both Ronda and with Calvin. They were both so kind, attentive, they listened carefully and allowed me to explain my situation thoroughly.
  • Best law firm to handle the case.

    I've been very impressed with the outstanding service that my Husband and I received. We felt, after our first meeting with Attorney Calvin Blackburn, that we had chosen the best law firm to handle the case. We spoke with Mr. Blackburn several times over the next few days and had the opportunity ...
  • Kept me informed every step of the way.

    I would like to say that I was very pleased with how attorney Calvin Blackburn handled my case from start to finish. He kept me informed during this legal process every step of the way. I couldn't have asked for a better attorney. Thanks to Calvin!
  • Pinnacle of Excellence!

    I knew immediately that I had chosen the perfect law firm for my case after meeting Calvin Blackburn with Barrett & Farahany, LLP. Calvin was very clear on each step of my case, and very communicative throughout. Barrett & Farahany provided a portal for my receiving, and downloading all d...
  • Could not have done it without you.

    We couldn't have made this happen without you, thank you so much for making this a breeze!”
  • Attorney/client relationship is impeccable.

    I've been very impressed with the outstanding service that my Husband and I received. We felt, after our first meeting with Attorney Calvin Blackburn, that we had chosen the best law firm to handle the case. We spoke with Mr. Blackburn several times over the next few days and had the opportunity ...

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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.

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