Atlanta Employment Lawyer
Ian E. Smith is Counsel with Barrett & Farahany where he helps employees rebuild their lives after they have suffered from adverse job actions. He exclusively represents employees in litigation brought under Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and other federal and state employment statutes.
Before joining Barrett & Farahany in 2017, Ian's earlier legal career prepared him well to defend employees against their employers. He spent more than a dozen years defending some of the largest corporations in employment law matters at two of the largest international law firms.
Ian is admitted before numerous federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also admitted before the state courts of Georgia and New York.
Ian earned his law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law and is a graduate of Morehouse College.
Ian is a past recipient of the Atlanta Bar Association's Leadership Award. He is a past Chair of the Labor & Employment Section of the Atlanta Bar Association and serves on the Editorial Board of the Atlanta Bar Association's Newsletter.
Ian lives in Atlanta with his wife, son, and Cooper, the family's Jack Russell Terrier.