ATLANTA (February 7, 2019) – Amanda A. Farahany, managing partner of the Atlanta law firm Barrett & Farahany, has earned a spot on the Top 50: 2019 Women Georgia Super Lawyers list. Farahany has been recognized by Super Lawyers every year since 2014 and can now add the Top 50 Women distinction to her growing list of accolades. Only five percent of attorneys in the state make it to any Super Lawyers list.
“I am honored that my peers have selected me for inclusion on this respected list of women attorneys in Georgia,” said Farahany. “This acknowledgement reinforces my ongoing determination to fight for justice for our clients.” Being recognized by Super Lawyers, which presents a credible list of peer-nominated outstanding lawyers yearly to the public, is considered a prestigious distinction.
Super Lawyers has also previously selected Farahany as a Top Rated attorney and a Rising Star in 2005 and 2009 through 2011.
Farahany exclusively represents employees, from minimum-wage workers to management-level employees and executives, with a strong emphasis on sexual harassment and sexual assault litigation. Farahany has received numerous other accolades, such as helping the firm attain Best Law Firm status in U.S. News & World Report, and being named as one of The Best Lawyers in America© 2019, one of The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers in Employment Law, a Super Lawyer® and a Georgia Trend Legal Elite. She has also received an AV rating by the judiciary and her peers, which recognizes the highest level of professional excellence among attorneys. Additionally, Farahany has served as president or chair of multiple bar organizations, including the Atlanta Bar Labor & Employment section, the Georgia Chapter of the National Employment Law Association and multiple women's rights groups. She is known as an attorney who handles high-profile cases, so the media regularly follows her work.
According to its website, Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a multiphase selection process that combines peer nominations and evaluations with independent research. Attorneys selected to the lists are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement
About Barrett & Farahany — Justice at Work
Barrett & Farahany advocates on behalf of wronged employees in all matters of employment law. Headquartered in Atlanta, the firm has worked for more than 20 years to preserve employee rights, ensure employee issues are heard and addressed, and promote justice in the workplace. The firm 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. For more information, visit www.justiceatwork.com.
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