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James P. Daniel

Atlanta Office

Regions Plaza Suite 2100
1180 West Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30309-3407

Jimmy Daniel's practice focuses on advising and representing employers of all sizes in both union and non-union settings with respect to:

  • Litigation Avoidance (counseling executive leadership team and human resources professionals, conducting management training, drafting workplace policies, performing workplace investigations)
  • Special Employment Initiatives (managing reductions-in-force and other corporate restructurings, conducting FLSA audits and exemption conversions, drafting and implementing ADR programs)
  • Contract Preparation (drafting and negotiating employment, severance, and related agreements)
  • Employment Litigation (appearing before EEOC, DOL, and state/local agencies, defending claims under Title VII, Section 1981, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, EPA, and various state laws)
  • Protection of Business Assets (preparing and enforcing noncompete, nondisclosure, and nonsolicitation agreements)   
  • Labor Relations (appearing before NLRB, managing grievance process and arbitration, providing advice regarding union avoidance and management of existing union relationship)

Mr. Daniel currently serves as Vice Chair of the firm's Labor & Employment Department, Co-Chair of the firm's HR Counseling & Training Practice Group and a member of the firm's Hiring Committee.

Other Professional Accomplishments
  • Selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, since 2015
  • Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers' Rising Stars, 2010, 2012-2014
  • Named to Georgia Trend magazine's Legal Elite, 2009, 2011, 2013-2014
  • Named 2011 BTI Client Service All-Star
  • Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Volume 7, No.1